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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

CVS 44-375

Active ingredient (in each caplet)

Loperamide HCl 2 mg

Purpose

Anti-diarrheal

Uses

controls symptoms of diarrhea, including Travelers’ Diarrhea

Warnings

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

Do not use

if you have bloody or black stool.

Ask a doctor before use if you have
  • a 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 (1-800-222-1222) right away.

Directions
  • 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

Other information
  • 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

Inactive ingredients

corn starch, D&C yellow #10 aluminum lake, dicalcium phosphate dihydrate, FD&C blue #1 brilliant blue lake, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, silica gel

Questions or comments?

Call 1-800-426-9391 8:30 AM-4:00 PM ET, Monday-Friday

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Compare to the active ingredient in Imodium® A-D†
EASY OPEN

ANTI-DIARRHEAL
LOPERAMIDE HYDROCHLORIDE TABLETS, 2 mg
CONTROLS THE SYMPTOMS OF DIARRHEA

NOT FOR HOUSEHOLDS WITH YOUNG CHILDREN

24 CAPLETS*
*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.
50844    REV1212D37508

Distributed by: CVS Pharmacy, Inc.
One CVS Drive, Woonsocket, RI 02895
© 2013 CVS/pharmacy
www.cvs.com    1-800-shop-CVS

TAMPER EVIDENT: DO NOT USE IF CARTON IS OPENED OR IF BLISTER UNIT IS TORN, BROKEN OR SHOWS ANY SIGNS OF TAMPERING

CVS 44-375

ANTI-DIARRHEAL 
loperamide tablet
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:59779-375
Route of AdministrationORALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
LOPERAMIDE HYDROCHLORIDE (LOPERAMIDE) LOPERAMIDE HYDROCHLORIDE2 mg
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
D&C YELLOW NO. 10 
CALCIUM PHOSPHATE, DIBASIC, DIHYDRATE 
FD&C BLUE NO. 1 
MAGNESIUM STEARATE 
CELLULOSE, MICROCRYSTALLINE 
STARCH, CORN 
SILICON DIOXIDE 
Product Characteristics
ColorGREENScore2 pieces
ShapeOVALSize10mm
FlavorImprint Code44;375
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:59779-375-022 BLISTER PACK in 1 CARTON
16 TABLET in 1 BLISTER PACK
2NDC:59779-375-228 BLISTER PACK in 1 CARTON
26 TABLET in 1 BLISTER PACK
3NDC:59779-375-084 BLISTER PACK in 1 CARTON
36 TABLET in 1 BLISTER PACK
4NDC:59779-375-443 BLISTER PACK in 1 CARTON
46 TABLET in 1 BLISTER PACK
5NDC:59779-375-061 BOTTLE in 1 CARTON
5200 TABLET in 1 BOTTLE
6NDC:59779-375-461 BOTTLE in 1 CARTON
696 TABLET in 1 BOTTLE
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
ANDAANDA07649705/03/200511/30/2018
Labeler - CVS Pharmacy (062312574)
Establishment
NameAddressID/FEIOperations
LNK International, Inc.832867894MANUFACTURE(59779-375)
Establishment
NameAddressID/FEIOperations
LNK International, Inc.038154464PACK(59779-375)

 
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