Side effect(s) of Loperamide

Review the side-effects of Loperamide as documented in medical literature. The term "side effects" refers to unintended effects that can occur as a result of taking the medication. In majority of the instances these side-effects are mild and easily tolerable, however sometimes they can be more severe and can be detrimental.

If the side effects are not tolerable adjusting the dosage or switching to a different medication can help to manage or overcome side effects. If you have any doubts or questions, we recommend seeking advice from your doctor or pharmacist.

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

- Rash, itching and hives.

- Dry mouth, abdominal pain, flatulence, indigestion and intestinal obstruction.

- Urinary retention.

   Central Nervous System
- Drowsiness and dizziness.

Other Precautions :

Avoid excess dosage.

Drug Name : Loperamide

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

Trade Names for Loperamide

India :

International :

Diamode, Diar-Aid, Imodium, Imotil, K-Pek II, Kao-Paverin, Kaopectate 1-D, Maalox Anti-Diarrheal, Pepto Diarrhea Control