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Imodium A-D by Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc., McNeil Consumer Healthcare Division

Medically reviewed on October 10, 2017

Dosage form: solution
Ingredients: Loperamide Hydrochloride 1mg in 7.5mL
Labeler: Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc., McNeil Consumer Healthcare Division
NDC Code: 50580-134


Drug Facts

Active ingredient (in each 7.5 mL)

Loperamide HCl 1 mg




controls symptoms of diarrhea, including Travelers' Diarrhea


Allergy alert

Do not use if you have ever had a rash or other allergic reaction to loperamide HCl

Heart alert

Taking more than directed can cause serious heart problems or death

Do not use if you have bloody or black stool

Ask a doctor before use if you have

  • fever
  • mucus in the stool
  • a history of liver disease

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are taking antibiotics

When using this product tiredness, drowsiness or dizziness may occur. Be careful when driving or operating machinery.

Stop use and ask a doctor if

  • symptoms get worse
  • diarrhea lasts for more than 2 days
  • you get abdominal swelling or bulging. These may be signs of a serious condition.

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 Center right away. (1-800-222-1222)

  • 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.
  • shake well before using
  • use only enclosed dosing cup specifically designed for use with this product. Do not use any other dosing device.
  • mL = milliliter
adults and children 12 years and over30 mL after the first loose stool; 15 mL after each subsequent loose stool; but no more than 60 mL in 24 hours
children 9-11 years (60-95 lbs)15 mL after first loose stool; 7.5 mL after each subsequent loose stool; but no more than 45 mL in 24 hours
children 6-8 years (48-59 lbs)15 mL after first loose stool; 7.5 mL after each subsequent loose stool; but no more than 30 mL 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

Other information
  • each 30 mL contains: sodium 16 mg
  • store between 20-25°C (68-77°F)
  • do not use if printed inner or outer neckband is broken or missing.

Inactive ingredients

anhydrous citric acid, caramel color, D&C yellow no. 10, FD&C blue no. 1, flavor, glycerin, microcrystalline cellulose and carboxymethylcellulose sodium, propylene glycol, purified water, simethicone emulsion, sodium benzoate, sucralose, titanium dioxide, xanthan gum

Questions or comments?

call 1-877-895-3665 (toll-free) or 215-273-8755 (collect)


NDC 50580-134-04

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Loperamide HCl, Anti-Diarrheal
1 mg per 7.5 mL

Oral Solution

Controls the symptoms
of diarrhea

4 fl oz
(120 mL)

Mint Flavor

loperamide hydrochloride solution
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:50580-134
Route of AdministrationORALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
Loperamide Hydrochloride (Loperamide) Loperamide Hydrochloride1 mg  in 7.5 mL
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
anhydrous citric acid 
carboxymethylcellulose sodium, unspecified form 
D&C yellow no. 10 
FD&C blue no. 1 
microcrystalline cellulose 
propylene glycol 
sodium benzoate 
titanium dioxide 
xanthan gum 
Product Characteristics
ColorGREEN (opaque) Score    
FlavorMINTImprint Code
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:50580-134-04120 mL in 1 BOTTLE
2NDC:50580-134-44120 mL in 1 BOTTLE
3NDC:50580-134-08240 mL in 1 BOTTLE
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
Labeler - Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc., McNeil Consumer Healthcare Division (878046358)

Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc., McNeil Consumer Healthcare Division

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