Loperamide Hydrochloride Capsule 2mg (Loniper) – 100

Generic Name: Loperamide HCl

Brand Name: LONIPER

Dosage Strength: 2mg

Dosage Form: Capsule

Indications: Loperamide is a medicine to treat diarrhea (runny poo). It can help with short-term diarrhea or irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Loperamide is also used for recurring or longer lasting diarrhea from bowel conditions such as Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis and short bowel syndrome.

Loperamide Cap 2mg (loniper) 100

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Loperamide HCl Capsules

Loperamide is used to relieve the symptoms of diarrhea including acute diarrhea, traveler’s diarrhea, and the like. It is also used to treat chronic diarrhea in patients with inflammatory bowel disease.

What is in the loperamide hydrochloride (Loniper) capsules?

Each capsule contains:

  • 2 mg of loperamide hydrochloride

What are the loperamide capsules used for?

The loperamide capsules can be used to treat the following:

  • Acute diarrhea
  • Traveler’s diarrhea
  • Inflammatory bowel disease (IBD)
  • Ileostomy

How much and how often should you use the product?

Loperamide capsules are taken orally. Your doctor will inform you of the right dosage or number of capsules you should be taking each day based on your age, overall health, and medical conditions.

For acute diarrhea:

  • Adults and children 13 years of age and older — At first, 4 mg (2 capsules) after the first loose bowel movement, then 2 mg (1 capsule) after each loose bowel movement after the first dose has been taken. However, dose is usually not more than 16 mg (8 capsules).
  • Children 8 to 12 years of age weighing more than 30 kilograms (kg) — 2 mg (1 capsule) 3 times a day.
  • Children 6 to 8 years of age weighing 20 to 30 kg — 2 mg (1 capsule) 2 times a day.

Do not take more than the recommended dose. Overdosing on loperamide can cause serious heart problems or death.

Mixing certain medications with loperamide can also cause serious heart problems. Consult with your doctor before doing so.

Mechanism of Action

Loperamide helps stop diarrhea by slowing down the intestines’ movements.

Precautions

Before using this medication notify your doctor if you have or are:

  • Ulcerative colitis
  • Bloody or tarry stools
  • Diarrhea with a high fever
  • Diarrhea caused by antibiotics

It is not clear whether loperamide will harm an unborn baby. Consult with your doctor prior to taking loperamide capsules if you are pregnant. It is also unclear if this supplement can come out through your breast milk. Do not take loperamide capsules without telling your doctor you are currently breastfeeding.

Side Effects

Below are the possible side effects that you may experience from taking loperamide capsules. These side effects are possible but do not always occur. If you experience any of these side effects, stop taking the product and immediately consult with your doctor.

  • Bloating
  • Constipation
  • Loss of appetite
  • Severe stomach ache
  • Paralytic ileus
  • Allergic skin reaction
  • Dizziness
  • Dry mouth

Generic loperamide capsules are available in all The Generics Pharmacy branches nationwide at a very affordable price.

 

Generic Name: Loperamide HCl

Brand Name: LONIPER

Dosage Strength: 2mg

Dosage Form: Capsule

Indications: Loperamide is a medicine to treat diarrhea (runny poo). It can help with short-term diarrhea or irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Loperamide is also used for recurring or longer lasting diarrhea from bowel conditions such as Crohn’s disease, ulcerative colitis and short bowel syndrome.

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