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dg health anti diarrheal

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Jul 16, 2020.

Dosage form: tablet, film coated
Ingredients: LOPERAMIDE HYDROCHLORIDE 2mg
Labeler: Dolgencorp, LLC
NDC Code: 55910-224

Dolgencorp, LLC Anti-Diarrheal Drug Facts

Active ingredient (in each caplet)

Loperamide HCl 2 mg

Purpose

Anti-diarrheal

Use

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

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
a history of abnormal heart rhythm

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are

taking a prescription drug. Loperamide may interact with certain prescription drugs.

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).

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 2-5 years

(34 to 47 lbs)

ask a doctor

children under 2 years

(up to 33 lbs)

do not use

Other information
store at 20°-25°C (68°-77°F)
see end panel for lot number and expiration date

Inactive ingredients

anhydrous lactose, carnauba wax, D&C yellow no. 10 aluminum lake, FD&C blue no. 1 aluminum lake, hypromellose, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, polyethylene glycol, pregelatinized starch

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Compare to the active ingredient of Imodium® A-D

Loperamide Hydrochloride Tablets, 2 mg

Anti-Diarrheal

Controls the symptoms of diarrhea

Anti-Diarrheal

12 Caplets*

*Capsule-Shaped Tablets

Actual Caplet Size

2 mg

DG HEALTH ANTI DIARRHEAL 
loperamide hydrochloride tablet, film coated
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:55910-224
Route of AdministrationORALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
LOPERAMIDE HYDROCHLORIDE (LOPERAMIDE) LOPERAMIDE HYDROCHLORIDE2 mg
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
ANHYDROUS LACTOSE 
CARNAUBA WAX 
HYPROMELLOSE, UNSPECIFIED 
MAGNESIUM STEARATE 
MICROCRYSTALLINE CELLULOSE 
POLYETHYLENE GLYCOL, UNSPECIFIED 
D&C YELLOW NO. 10 
FD&C BLUE NO. 1 
Product Characteristics
ColorGREENScore2 pieces
ShapeOVALSize10mm
FlavorImprint CodeL2
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:55910-224-671 BOTTLE in 1 CARTON
148 TABLET, FILM COATED in 1 BOTTLE
2NDC:55910-224-231 BOTTLE in 1 CARTON
272 TABLET, FILM COATED in 1 BOTTLE
3NDC:55910-224-721 BOTTLE in 1 CARTON
360 TABLET, FILM COATED in 1 BOTTLE
4NDC:55910-224-6224 BLISTER PACK in 1 CARTON
41 TABLET, FILM COATED in 1 BLISTER PACK
5NDC:55910-224-5312 BLISTER PACK in 1 CARTON
51 TABLET, FILM COATED in 1 BLISTER PACK
6NDC:55910-224-916 BLISTER PACK in 1 CARTON
61 TABLET, FILM COATED in 1 BLISTER PACK
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
ANDAANDA07523212/28/2009
Labeler - Dolgencorp, LLC (068331990)

 
Dolgencorp, LLC

Further information

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