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Loperamide - How fast does it start working?

Posted 19 Jul 2016 by kdb12345 1 answer

my doctor very recently put me on 2mg tablets 45 mins before each meal. I have very bad diharreah everytime I eat. Do these tablets take a few times taking them to start working? Or should I be noticing a difference as soon as a week taking them?

Is anyone taking colesevelam and loperamide (Imodium)?

Posted 30 Sep 2017 by suzyE 0 answers

Ive been taking colesevelam for 2 weeks now but I still need to take loperamide! i have to take medication for high blood pressure in morning and night so I struggle to fit 6 colesevelam tablets during daytime - however i have managed to but my question is, how do i know colesevelam is working? I ...

Loperamide - Can I twist open the capsules and put the powder in applesauce to take this medication?

Posted 26 May 2017 by cmfdrama 1 answer

... I have an ileostomy and will be going through chemo again. I already know that the chemo will give me the diarrhea side effect. I worry that the capsules won't dissolve and allow the medicine to be absorbed in my body to work as they're supposed to. I have no problem taking the ...

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

Posted 20 Jul 2014 by Ostomate 1 answer

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?

Is diarrhea common with Iisinopril and Diovan?

Posted 29 Nov 2015 by WildcatVet 1 answer

I had started on lisinopril about 3 months ago for mild hypertension and it worked very well except for the chronic... and severe... diarrhea that even stopped responding to loperamide. About 2 weeks ago my doctor switched me to Diovan and after 2 days the diarrhea returned. I've had a full ...

Does taking konsyl at night help stop diarrhea? It helps firm BM only for 3 month. ths?

Posted 20 Mar 2015 by Yingshin Lee 1 answer

at beginning it stop my diarrhea caused by taking Flecainide 50 mg twice a day. Three months later, it lost its effectiveness. I have diarrhea again. Now I have to take loperamide 2 mg to keep diarrhea in check. I have not taken konsyl powder for 3 months which I usually take it at 9 P.M. 2 hr ...

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

Posted 14 Feb 2014 by doctor75 1 answer

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 & caused 15 Kg weight loss. We have tried Smecta (Diosmectite) , kapect (Kaolin-Pectin) ...

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

Posted 31 Dec 2013 by CarolinaGirl1014 3 answers

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 works for me. I recently started thinking about how much $ I’ve spent all these just by ...

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

Posted 8 Mar 2012 by Rida21 1 answer

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?

Does it prevent the cramping associated with IBS?

Posted 8 Oct 2011 by smokeybrown 1 answer

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 me that starting the year 2012 they will no longer pay for it and suggested Loperamide, have checked ...

My son is addicted to roxycodone and uses Loperamide Hydrochloride when he has withdraw symptom and?

Posted 14 Jun 2010 by Kimbo W. 2 answers

is drug sick, he takes 96 at a time, maybe a couple of times a week, how damaging can this be?

Kaopectate Caplet - My son takes 2x Loperamide 2 mg capsules 4 times a day for short bowel syndrome?

Posted 24 Nov 2010 by Ullainuk 1 answer

... What volume of plain water would be classified as excess? He is 34 years old and also have spinal injuries. TA

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