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Are Loperamide and Imodium (Loperamide HCL) the same thing?

I had an ileostomy this past February. My doctor said I should take Loperamide 2mg, up to 4 per day. Will Loperamide and Imodium 2 mg. work equally well for my situation?

Posted 20 Jul 2014 1 answer

My mother has severe diarrhea & malabsorption since taking Afinitor. How can this be best treated?

My mother is 73 years old with well controlled DM & HT. Metastatic CA breast disease progression has markedly slowed down with Afinitor since 9 monthes. However, this diarrhea is disabeling & ...

Posted 14 Feb 2014 1 answer

I have been taking 3, 2mg loperimide tablets a week for about 2 yrs?

I suffer with multiple sclerosis and ibs and I use this medication to control the urgency I suffer with when it comes to bowel movements. Is this doing me any harm?

Posted 23 Feb 2014 1 answer

Loperamide - I had colon cancer surgery in 1995. They took out my large intestine and made a j pouch

Loperamide - I had colon cancer surgery in 1995. They took out my large intestine and made a j pouch with my small intestine. I’ve been using these ever since because it is the only brand that ...

Posted 31 Dec 2013 3 answers

Need non-anticholinergic IBS med. Can't be 4 constipation. Problem with High Risk Cognitive Toxicity

Due to multiple meds and anti cholinergic drugs i.e Dicyclomine, Loperamide, bentyl, benydril; I am afraid of High Risk Cognitive Toxicity as I am taking Donepezil for memory and am looking for a ...

Posted 10 Jan 2014 0 answers

Loperamide - is there a urine test or blood test to find abuse of drug?

I know one who has abused loperamide is there any test to determine if it has been taken... doses were of about 300 mg daily

Posted 8 Oct 2013 1 answer

Ive taken Loperamide for a week for Vicodin WDs and it works I wish I would have been smart and had?

... a plan before I just started taking them because I do not want to take them for a long time nor do I want to take high doses.I see all kinds of people saying they have terrible WDs from them but ...

Posted 9 Dec 2012 1 answer

In Mexico I bought Lomotil with only one ingredient of loperamide hydrochloride?

In looking online I could not find Lomotil with loperamide hydrochloride but a completely different ingredient. Is it possible that this is not what is actually in the package?

Posted 8 Mar 2012 1 answer

Does it prevent the cramping associated with IBS?

Sorry did not make question clear, have had IBS for about 10 years, is worse when under stress, I am now taking dicyclomin which does stop the cramping associated with IBS, my insurance has notified ...

Posted 8 Oct 2011 1 answer

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