Diarlop Cap is an antidiarrheal agent, prescribed for diarrhea. It slows the movement of bowel contents.
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Drug information on Diarlop Cap (Loperamide) from Jagsonpal Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
Drug Name : Loperamide
Loperamide(Diamode) generic Diarlop Cap is an antidiarrheal agent, prescribed for diarrhea. It slows the movement of bowel contents.
More Info about Loperamide
Trade Names for Loperamide
Diamode, Diar-Aid, Imodium, Imotil, K-Pek II, Kao-Paverin, Kaopectate 1-D, Maalox Anti-Diarrheal, Pepto Diarrhea Control
Adults: The recommended initial dose is 4mg (two capsules) followed by 2 mg (one capsule) after each unformed stool.
Child- Two to five years: 1 mg three times per day (3mg daily).
Six to eight years: 2 mg two times per day (4mg daily dose).
Most Common :
Nausea, vomiting, constipation and abdominal cramps.
Rash, itching and hives.
Dry mouth, abdominal pain, flatulence, indigestion and intestinal obstruction.
Central Nervous System :
Drowsiness and dizziness.
It comes as a tablet, capsule and liquid to take by mouth, with or without food.
Contraindicated in patients with dysentery, intestinal ulcer, children less than 2 years old and hypersensitivity.
Caution should be exercised in patients with history of bloody diarrhea, mucus in the stool, fever, bowel problems, any allergy, who are taking other medications, during pregnancy and breastfeeding.
It may cause drowsiness, dizziness or tiredness, do not drive a car or operate machinery while taking this medication.
Avoid excess dosage.
Store it at room temperature, and in an airtight container. Keep away from children.
Schedule : H Prescription drugs - Drugs to be sold only under the prescription of a Registered Medical Practitioner.