IMODIUM® Original 2mg capsules relieve diarrhoea quickly and effectively. Imodium works by slowing down your bowel and returning it to its normal rhythm. This helps to restore the absorption of fluids into your body.
Everyone gets diarrhoea from time to time. Though there are many different types of diarrhoea, these are some of the most common ones:
The good news is that you can treat diarrhoea with IMODIUM®. Imodium can help stop diarrhoea, so you can start to feel better and get on with your day.What does Imodium do?
IMODIUM contains the active ingredient Loperamide. This medication is used to treat sudden diarrhoea (including traveller's diarrhoea). It works by slowing down the movement of the gut. This decreases the number of bowel movements and makes the stool less watery.
Dosage: For oral use only
Adults and children over 12 years: Take 2 capsules to start treatment. Take 1 capsule after each loose bowel movement, up to a maximum of 6 capsules per day. If your diarrhoea lasts for more than 48 hours, consult your doctor. Not recommended for children under 12 years.
Adults aged 18 years and over: Take 2 capsules to start treatment. Take 1 capsule after each loose bowel movement, or as previously advised by a doctor, up to a maximum of 6 capsules per day. You can use this medicine for up to 2 weeks for repeated attacks, but do not take for any one attack lasting longer than 48 hours. If your symptoms change, worsen or are not improved after 2 weeks, consult your doctor.
Imodium is for the symptomatic relief of diarrhoea only and is not a substitute for rehydration therapy. Please read the enclosed leaflet carefully before use.
Imodium is for the symptomatic relief of diarrhoea only and is not a substitute for rehydration therapy.
Keep out of reach and sight of children.
Warning: do not exceed the stated dose.
This is a medicine; Consult your doctor or pharmacist if you have an underlying medical condition, are taking any other medication or complementary therapy, or if symptoms persist.
Seek advice before using if you are breast feeding, pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or suffer from allergies.
Possible side effects when taking Imodium Capsules:
Side effects with Imodium are rare but should you experience any side effects report to your doctor or pharmacist.
Each Capsule contains 2 mg Loperamide Hydrochloride
Also contains Lactose
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My item came quick and well packed am pleased with the service and will buy items again from chemist direct thank you
Diarrhoea is debilitating and disabling and when you get it, no matter how amusing to your warped (British) friends, you want something to bring relief and enable normal life to resume as quickly as possible. Happily this is not a frequent occurrence but I would not travel without a small supply of Imodium in my bag, with back up at home for my return and all other occasions. After 7 careful days in India, our party of six had applied themselves to good hygiene and careful selection of food and drinks but on the 8th day, Delhi belly struck with a vengeance. Out came my trusty Imodium and now, none of them were laughing, all humbly grateful. The effect of Imodium is very rapid relief and it gave us the ability to travel back to the UK in relative comfort and lack of anxiety. Never leave home shores without it.