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Leader Anti Diarrheal by Cardinal Health

Medically reviewed on Feb 16, 2018

Dosage form: tablet, film coated
Ingredients: LOPERAMIDE HYDROCHLORIDE 2mg
Labeler: Cardinal Health
NDC Code: 37205-370

Cardinal Health Anti-Diarrheal Drug Facts

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
  • 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)

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 over2 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
  • store at 20°-25°C (68°-77°F)
  • do not use if printed foil under cap is broken or missing {Bottle Configurations Only}
  • do not use if blister unit is broken or torn {Blister Configurations Only}
  • see end panel for lot number and expiration date {Bottle Configurations Only}

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

Questions or comments?

1-800-719-9260

Principal Display Panel

Easy Open Package {Non-CRC Configuration Only}

Compare to Imodium® A-D active ingredient

Loperamide Hydrochloride Tablets, 2 mg

Anti-Diarrheal

Controls the Symptoms of Diarrhea

*Each caplet (capsule-shaped tablet) contains 2 mg loperamide hydrochloride

This package for households without young children {Non-CRC Configuration Only}

Actual Size

Anti-Diarrheal Carton

LEADER ANTI DIARRHEAL 
loperamide hcl tablet, film coated
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:37205-370
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 
D&C YELLOW NO. 10 
FD&C BLUE NO. 1 
HYPROMELLOSES 
MAGNESIUM STEARATE 
CELLULOSE, MICROCRYSTALLINE 
POLYETHYLENE GLYCOL 
Product Characteristics
ColorGREENScore2 pieces
ShapeCAPSULESize9mm
FlavorImprint CodeL2
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:37205-370-893 BLISTER PACK (BLISTER PACK) in 1 CARTON
16 TABLET, FILM COATED (TABLET) in 1 BLISTER PACK
2NDC:37205-370-532 BLISTER PACK (BLISTER PACK) in 1 CARTON
26 TABLET, FILM COATED (TABLET) in 1 BLISTER PACK
3NDC:37205-370-671 BOTTLE (BOTTLE) in 1 CARTON
348 TABLET, FILM COATED (TABLET) in 1 BOTTLE
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
ANDAANDA07523204/02/2003
Labeler - Cardinal Health (097537435)

 
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