View in Hindi Email bookmark
Font : A-A+

Drug information on Eldoper (Loperamide) from Brown & Burk Pharmaceuticals Ltd.


  Capsule/ Tablet
Brown & Burk Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
Generic : Loperamide

Drug Name : Loperamide

Loperamide(Diamode) generic Eldoper is an antidiarrheal agent, prescribed for diarrhea. It slows the movement of bowel contents.
More Info about Loperamide

Written & Compiled by Anushta Chandrapalan, M.Sc  | Medically Reviewed by The Medindia Medical Review Team on February, 2, 2017
Medindia currently has information on 3080 generic drugs and 110,061 brands that have their prices listed. New drugs with their prices are listed as and when they get approved by the drug controller. Please do write to us ( if a drug is missing from our comprehensive drug price list.

Side effects of Eldoper

   Most Common : Nausea, vomiting, constipation and abdominal cramps.

   Skin : Rash, itching and hives.

   Gastrointestinal : Dry mouth, abdominal pain, flatulence, indigestion and intestinal obstruction.

   Genitourinary : Urinary retention.

   Central Nervous System : Drowsiness and dizziness.

Dosage & When it is to be taken (Indications)

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).

How to use Eldoper?

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

When is Eldoper not to be taken? (Contraindications)

Contraindicated in patients with dysentery, intestinal ulcer, children less than 2 years old and hypersensitivity.

Warnings and Precautions for Eldoper

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.

Other Precautions for Eldoper

Avoid excess dosage.

Storage Conditions for Eldoper

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.

Disclaimer : updates the prices regularly, however despite that there may be discrepancies in the prices displayed. This can be due to many reasons including -
  • Difference in GST/local taxes
  • Change in price by the company
  • Updation of information may not have happened at the right time
For the above reasons Medindia cannot be held liable for any action taken based on the information provided by its website. The purpose of this website is to only provide the initial guidance and it does not intend to replace professional medical opinion in any manner whatsoever.

Buy Medicines (Drug) at Concessional Price from India
Substitutes for Eldoper

Medindia Newsletters

Subscribe to our Free Newsletters!

Terms & Conditions and Privacy Policy.