Kaopectate II

Kaopectate II: Mechanism of Action, Active Ingredient, Uses, and Side Effects

Kaopectate II Active Ingredient Kaopectate II contains Loperamide as an active ingredient. Loperamide is used to treat diarrhea. Kaopectate II Mechanism of Action Loperamide helps to minimize fecal incontinence and urgency by increasing the tone of the anal sphincter. Kaopectate II Side Effects Constipation Fatigue Blood in stool Rash Nausea Vomiting Abdominal pain Difficulty in […]

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Imodium

Imodium A-D Uses, Side effects and Interactions

Loperamide is marketed under the brand name Imodium, which is also stylized as Imodium A-D. Imodium, unlike Lomotil, is available over-the-counter (OTC). As a result, it’s more generally accessible. How does Imodium work? Imodium contains Loperamide HCl as an active ingredient. It works by decreasing peristaltic movements. Imodium A-D Side Effects Drowsiness Dizziness Dry mouth […]

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Loperamide

Loperamide: Uses, Mechanism of Action and Warnings

What is Loperamide? Used to treat non-specific diarrhea, Loperamide; an anti-diarrheal long-acting drug is also a suitable candidate for the treatment of Chronic diarrhea or gastroenteritis. It is an OTC (over-the-counter) oral anti-diarrheal medication that was initially introduced in 1969. It was first used medically in 1976 and became available as a non-prescription medicine in […]

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