12 Sep 2010
Imodium is the generic for loperamide.-
Loperamide a synthetic piperidine derivative, is an opioid drug effective against diarrhea resulting from gastroenteritis or inflammatory bowel disease. In most countries it is available generically and under brand names such as Lopex, Imodium, Dimor, Fortasec and Pepto Diarrhea Control.
Take care.- Hope it helps.-
12 Sep 2010
Aaron, It won't let me respond on your other post unless I comment. You are 18 years old and in alot of pain, pain causes depression and more pain. It is entirely possible your medical condition is amplifying this situation. Have you tried any of the antidepressants like amitriptyline that help with depression and pain. It is very cheap and the only side effect I ever had was thirstiness, that is a small side effect. Please let us know how you are. Patti
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2 answers • 27 Sep 2009
I took 2 citrucel pills and had bowel movements then to stop it I took 2 imodium can this cause any problems?
1 answer • 9 May 2010
My son is addicted to roxycodone and uses Loperamide Hydrochloride when he has withdraw symptom and?
is drug sick, he takes 96 at a time, maybe a couple of times a week, how damaging can this be?
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