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Drug information on Lomotil (0.025+2.5) (Atropine and Diphenoxylate) from RPG Life Sciences Ltd

Lomotil (0.025+2.5)

RPG Life Sciences Ltd
Generic : Atropine and Diphenoxylate
10 Tablets

Drug Name : Atropine and Diphenoxylate

Atropine and diphenoxylate(Di-Atro ) generic Lomotil (0.025+2.5) is an antidiarrheal and anticholinergic combination, prescribed for diarrhea. Atropine works by reducing spasms where as Diphenoxylate decreases bowel movement.
More Info about Atropine and Diphenoxylate

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Side effects of Lomotil (0.025+2.5)

   Central Nervous system : Numbness, emotional state, depression, tiredness, confusion, drowsiness, dizziness, restlessness and headache.

   Allergic : Hives, rashes, itching and swelling of the gums.

   Gastrointestinal : Intestinal toxicity, intestinal obstruction, inflammation of pancreas, vomiting, nausea, loss of appetite and abdominal discomfort.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

In adults, the usual dose is 5 mg (2 tablets) three to four times per day initially. The dose for children is based on weight.

How to use Lomotil (0.025+2.5)?

It comes as a tablet to take by mouth, with or without food.

When is Lomotil (0.025+2.5) not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with obstructive jaundice, pseudomembranous enterocolitis and hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Lomotil (0.025+2.5)

Caution should be exercised in patients with history of lung disease, ulcerative colitis, or liver disease, alcohol abuse, any allergy, who are taking other medications, elderly, children, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

• It may cause dizziness or drowsiness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.

• Avoid alcohol consumption.

• Avoid hot weather; otherwise it may cause heatstroke.

• It may cause fluid or electrolyte disturbances; if it so consult with your doctor.

Other Precautions for Lomotil (0.025+2.5)

Avoid excess dosage.
It may cause photosensitivity, wear sunglasses while going out.

Storage Conditions for Lomotil (0.025+2.5)

Store it at room temperature (25o C), and in an airtight container, keep away from children.

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