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Topcare Anti-Diarrheal Dosage

Generic name: LOPERAMIDE HYDROCHLORIDE 2mg
Dosage form: tablet
Drug class: Antidiarrheals

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Nov 29, 2021.

drink plenty of clear fluids to help prevent dehydration caused by diarrhea
find right dose on chart. If possible, use weight to dose; otherwise, use age.

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 in 24 hours

children 9-11 years

(60-95 lbs)

1 caplet after the first loose stool; 1/2 caplet after each subsequent loose stool; but no more than 3 caplets in 24 hours

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 in 24 hours

children 2-5 years

(34 to 47 lbs)

ask a doctor

children under 2 years

(up to 33 lbs)

do not use

Further information

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