Each caplet (capsule-shaped tablet) contains 2 mg
Original Prescription Strength
Compare to active ingredient of Imodium®
Controls symptoms of diarrhea, including Travelers' Diarrhea.
Drink plenty of clear fluids to help prevent dehydration, which may accompany
diarrhea. Find right dose on chart. If possible, use weight to dose; otherwise,
Adults and Children 12 years and over:
2 caplets after the first loose stool; 1 caplet after each subsequent loose
stool; but no more than 4 caplets a day.
Children 9 - 11 years (60 - 95 lbs.):
1 caplet after the loose stool; 1/2 caplet after each subsequent loose stool;
but no more than 3 caplets a day.
Children 6 - 8 years (48 - 59 lbs.):
1 caplet after the first loose stool; 1/2 caplet after each subsequent loose
stool; but no more than 2 caplets a day.
Children under 6 years (up to 47 lbs.):
Ask a doctor (not intended for use in children under 6 years old).
Active Ingredient (in each caplet):
Loperamide HCI 2 mg. Purpose: Anti-diarrheal.
Anhydrous Lactose, Carnauba Wax, D&C Yellow No. 10, FD & C Blue No. 1,
Hypromellose, Magnesium Stearate, Microcrystalline Cellulose, Polyethylene
Glycol, Pregelatinized Starch.
Allergy Alert: Do not use if you have ever had a rash or other
allergic reaction to loperamide HCI.
Do not use if you have bloody or
Asl a doctor before use if you have
- mucus present in your stool
- high fever (greater than 101 degrees
- a history of liver disease
Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if
you are taking antibiotics.
Stop use and ask a doctor if
diarrhea lasts for more than 2 days.
If pregnant or breast-feeding,
ask a health professional before use. Keep out of reach of children.
In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Central right