Loperamide - Information, specialists, frequent questions.

Usage of Loperamide

Indications: Adjunct to rehydration therapy in acute diarrhoea. Chronic diarrhoea
Contra Indications: Abdominal distension, ileus, acute ulcerative colitis, pseudomembranous colitis

Adverse and side effects

Abdominal cramps and skin reactions. Constipation, nausea, tiredness, dizziness, dry mouth. Paralytic ileus and abdominal bloating also reported

Special precautions

Acute dysentery, hepatic impairment. Pregnancy, lactation

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