Active Ingredient(s): Loperamide
FDA Approved: * December 28, 1976
Category: Gastrointestinal

* This drug may consist of multiple approval dates, manufacturers, or distributors. If applicable, they would be listed below under "NDC Database Records".

Imodium Overview

Loperamide, sold under the brand name Imodium, among others,[1] is a medication used to decrease the frequency of diarrhea.[2] It is often used for this purpose in inflammatory bowel disease and short bowel syndrome.[2] It is not recommended for those with blood in the stool, mucus in the stool, or fevers.[2] The medication is taken by mouth.[2] Common side effects include abdominal pain, constipation, sleepiness,...

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Bioflu and imodium

Is it safe to take bioflu with imodium at the same time? I have the flu and diarrhea at the same time. ## Same Case with that, Did you drink both drugs at the same time? what happen?

White oval tablet with OMI imprint and scored on the other side

I have a white oval-shaped tablet. One side has an imprint of "IMO" and the other side is scored in the middle. Is it a pain pill? ## Hi Janiece, I located a white oval pill that has IMO on one side and scored on the back with the numbers 2 | 125 on each side of the scoreline. I realize your description doesn't have numbers, but part of me suspects whether this might be related based on the striking resemblance I'm seeing. If it's of any help, the pill I'm describing is reportedly identified as Imodium advanced (Loperamide 2 mg / Simethicone 125 mg); used for treating diarrhea. For verification, the manufacturer/distributor is listed as McNeil Consumer Healthcare and the pill itself carries a National Drug Code of 00045-0202. Does anyone else have thoughts to add?

Does anyone know what kind of pill this is? White, oval - on one side imprinted 2 / 125. on the other side imprinted with 1MD. Thanks! JO

I found a white oval barrel shaped pill with 2 / 125 on one side and 1MD underscored on the other side. Does anyone know what kind of pill this is? Thank you! JO ## Imodium AD 2mg LOPERIMINE/ over simethicone 125 mg. ## Buddy is correct, it is used to treat, or prevent diarrhea, and gas. The FDA lists the typical side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, stomach pain, and constipation. Are there any other questions?

is it safe to take immodium ad with amox tr- k clv

is it safe to take immodium ad with amox tr- k clv 875-125 mg tab ## Hello, Lynne! How are you? Yes, I didn't find any interactions listed between these two medications, but you should always double check the information to be sure. Side effect to this antibiotic may include nausea, dizziness, non-allergic skin rash and diarrhea. Is there anything else I can help with? ## i been taking 4 days diarreha is worse today i hava a colostopy so red around stoma cant stand it got some imodium a-d should i take it and my medicine

loose motion problem

For loose motion problem i take imodium tablet since last 4_5 years but from some time this medicine didn't effect , so i have tried some other medicine but i am not satisfied. From 7 days i take metrozil 400 tablet once a day, i have a great relief, but when i not take metrozil tablet, my problem comes again . So my question is that can i take metrozil 400 once a day another problem is that headache is starting in evening. Please suggest solution. ## This medication can cause loose motions as a side effect, according to NIH reports, along with the headaches, dizziness, nausea, and stomach pain. What does your normal diet consist of? That could also contribute to such an issue. Are you on any other medications?

IBS- Please help

I have got a colonoscopy done. Diagnosed with IBS. Doctor says colon and intestine is highly irritable. I take about 2 hours in the morning to pass stools. Some times I have to to go in the evening again and pass some mucous. Also if there is a stress event I get severe pain on the left side of my navel. Is there a medicine which can help me. reagrds ## I too suffer for over 30 years with IBS I'm having a flare up as I type. I'm so sorry I totally understand you pain and suffering. Over the years I've been through several doctors as well as several colonoscopies Their magic answer has always been IBS is a syndrome and us we don't know what to do for it so good luck and a tall shoe auditor office with some Imodium A.D. or Pepto-Bismol and that's about it . Two years a...

imodium at 240 pounds

How high a dose of Imodium can I give my husband who I 6 foot 5 and weighs 240 pounds? ## Hello, Susan! How are you and your husband? You should follow the dosing instructions on the package, unless his doctor has instructed otherwise. The FDA lists the typical Imodium side effects as possibly including nausea, dizziness, and constipation. Is there anything else I can help with?

azithromicina 500

Is the azithromicina 500 effective for severe diarrhea? What is the dosage? I have had severe diarrhea for 3 days. Pepto bosom and Imodium slow it down but it comes back . ## Hello, Jack! How are you? I'm sorry about the problem you're having. The FDA classifies this medication as an antibiotic, so it is only effective at treating or preventing bacterial infections, which also means that it can actually cause diarrhea as a side effect, along with nausea, dizziness, and headache. Thus, it might be best to have this checked out by your doctor, because if this is due to something viral, then an antibiotic will not help and could just end up making the diarrhea worse. Is there anything else I can help with?


got tummy bug and wondered if I could take the tablets I bought in egypt streptoquin and diax (havent got any imodium) ## Streptoquin contains 200mgs of Hydroxyquinoline, 2.5mgs of Novatropine, 200mgs of Sulphathiazole and 100mgs of Stremptomycin. This is an anti-infective/antibiotic, so it will only work if your problem is caused by an infection, not a virus or other illness. Have you seen a doctor? It is not wise to use an antibiotic unless it is necessary, due to the risk of developing antibiotic resistant bacteria. I am sorry, I cannot find any information on anything under the name Diax, do you happen to know what is in it? ## STREPTOQUIN FOR DIARRHEA ## Drotazide for tummy bug ## chorphenamine alergic reaction to mossi bites ## buscopan for cramps ## Diax is (Nifuroxazide) is a sy...

chewable chocolate colored square used to prevent diarrhea

many years ago I used a med that was like a caramel shaped square that was dark chocolate in color and it was chewable. I am looking to find out what it was and what was in it as it is the only med I have ever taken that controlled my diarrhea. I no the doctor told me it was no longer available back in 88 but am wondering if they have something similar to it now. ## Hi Maple, I did a bit of research online using the description you provided and found that certain brands (such as Imodium) do still make chewable Anti-diarrheal tablets known as Ez Chews. Apparently they're only available in "Cool Mint" flavor... however, this is the closest match I've been able to find. If there's anyone else who would be likely to know more details about the recent history of these typ...


Possible Dosages for this and Related Drugs:

  • Capsule: 2mg
  • Liquid: 1mg, 1mg/5ml
  • Solution: 1mg/5ml
  • Tablet: 2mg
Note: Above list includes dosages for all drugs with the same combination of active ingredients.

NDC Database Records for Imodium: (4 results)

Sorted by National Drug Code
  • 50458-400 Imodium 2 mg Oral Capsule by Mcneil Consumer Healthcare
  • 50580-295 Imodium A-d 2 mg Oral Tablet by Mcneil Consumer Healthcare Div Mcneil-ppc, Inc
  • 50580-338 Imodium Multi-symptom Relief (Loperamide Hcl 2 mg / Simethicone 125 mg) Oral Tablet by Mcneil Consumer Healthcare Div. Mcneil-ppc, Inc
  • 50580-397 Imodium 2 mg Chewable Tablet by Mcneil Consumer Healthcare Div. Mcneil-ppc, Inc

Other drugs which contain Loperamide or a similar ingredient: (4 results)

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