Anti-Diarrheal by CVS Pharmacy
Medically reviewed on September 19, 2016
Dosage form: tablet
Ingredients: LOPERAMIDE HYDROCHLORIDE 2mg
Labeler: CVS Pharmacy
NDC Code: 59779-375
Loperamide HCl 2 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
if you have bloody or black stool.
- a fever
- mucus in the stool
- a history of liver disease
tiredness, drowsiness, or dizziness may occur. Be careful when driving or operating machinery.
symptoms get worse
diarrhea lasts for more than 2 days
you get abdominal swelling or bulging. These may be signs of a serious condition.
ask a health professional before use.
In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center (1-800-222-1222) right away.
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 under 6 years (up to 47 lbs)||ask a doctor|
do not use if carton or safety seal is broken or missing
store between 20°-25°C (68°-77°F)
see end flap for expiration date and lot number
corn starch, D&C yellow #10 aluminum lake, dicalcium phosphate dihydrate, FD&C blue #1 brilliant blue lake, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, silica gel
Call 1-800-426-9391 8:30 AM-4:00 PM ET, Monday-Friday
Compare to the active ingredient in Imodium® A-D†
LOPERAMIDE HYDROCHLORIDE TABLETS, 2 mg
CONTROLS THE SYMPTOMS OF DIARRHEA
NOT FOR HOUSEHOLDS WITH YOUNG CHILDREN
*Each caplet (capsule-shaped tablets) contains 2 mg loperamide hydrochloride
Easy to swallow
†This product is not manufactured or distributed by McNeil Consumer Healthcare, owner of the registered trademark Imodium® A-D.
Distributed by: CVS Pharmacy, Inc.
One CVS Drive, Woonsocket, RI 02895
© 2013 CVS/pharmacy
TAMPER EVIDENT: DO NOT USE IF CARTON IS OPENED OR IF BLISTER UNIT IS TORN, BROKEN OR SHOWS ANY SIGNS OF TAMPERING
|Labeler - CVS Pharmacy (062312574)|
|LNK International, Inc.||832867894||MANUFACTURE(59779-375)|
|LNK International, Inc.||038154464||PACK(59779-375)|
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