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Loperamide Hydrochloride by Preferred Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

Medically reviewed on November 9, 2017

Dosage form: solution
Ingredients: LOPERAMIDE HYDROCHLORIDE 1mg in 5mL
Labeler: Preferred Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
NDC Code: 68788-9773

Drug Facts

Active ingredient

(in each 5 mL teaspoonful)

Loperamide HCl 1 mg

Purpose

Antidiarrheal

Uses
controls the symptoms of diarrhea, including Traveler's Diarrhea

Warnings

Alergy 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

high fever (greater than 101°F)
mucus present in your stool
a history of liver disease

Ask doctor or pharmacist before use if you are taking antibiotics

Stop use and ask a doctor if diarrhea lasts for more than 2 days

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.

Directions
use enclosed dosage cup to accurately measure dosage as noted below
drink plenty of clear fluids to help prevent dehydration, which may accompany diarrhea
find right dose on chart. If possible, use weight to dose; otherwise, use age.

adults and children 12 years and older

4 teaspoonfuls (1 dosage cup) after the first loose bowel movement; 2 teaspoonfuls (1/2 dosage cup) after each subsequent loose bowel movement; but no more than 8 teaspoonfuls a day

children 9-11 years (60-95 lbs)

2 teaspoonfuls (1/2 dosage cup) after the first loose bowel movement; 1 teaspoonful (1/4 dosage cup) after each subsequent loose bowel movement; but no more than 6 teaspoonfuls a day

children 6-8 years (48-59 lbs)

2 teaspoonfuls (1/2 dosage cup) after the first loose bowel movement; 1 teaspoonful (1/4 dosage cup) after each subsequent loose bowel movement; but no more than 4 teaspoonfuls a day

children under 6 years (up to 47 lbs)

ask a doctor (not intended for use in children under 6 years old)

Other information
avoid excess heat
store at room temperature, 15° - 30°C (59° - 86°F)

Inactive ingredients

alcohol (0.5%), benzoic acid, cherry flavor, glycerin, mint flavor, propylene glycol, purified water, sodium benzoate, sorbitol solution, sucrose. Citric acid may be used to adjust pH

Questions or comments?

Call 1-800-262-9010

Mon. - Thurs. 9:00 am - 4:30 pm EST,

Fri. 9:00 am - 2:30 pm EST

Serious side effects associated with use of this product may be reported to this number.

Manufactured by:

Hi-Tech Pharmacal Co., Inc.

Amityville, NY 11701

Rev. 618:05 4/12

Relabeled by Preferred Pharmaceuticals, Inc.

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Loperamide Hydrochloride Oral Solution

1 mg/5 mL

Anti-Diarrheal

Controls the Symptoms of Diarrhea, including Travelers' Diarrhea

Each teaspoonful (5 mL) contains:

Loperamide Hydrochloride 1 mg

Contains Alcohol 0.5%

Convenient dosage cup enclosed.

4 fl oz (118 mL)

CHERRY MINT FLAVOR

LOPERAMIDE HYDROCHLORIDE 
loperamide hydrochloride solution
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:68788-9773(NDC:50383-618)
Route of AdministrationORALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
LOPERAMIDE HYDROCHLORIDE (LOPERAMIDE) LOPERAMIDE HYDROCHLORIDE1 mg  in 5 mL
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
ALCOHOL 
ANHYDROUS CITRIC ACID 
BENZOIC ACID 
CHERRY 
GLYCERIN 
MINT 
PROPYLENE GLYCOL 
SODIUM BENZOATE 
SORBITOL 
SUCROSE 
WATER 
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:68788-9773-11 BOTTLE in 1 CARTON
1118 mL in 1 BOTTLE
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
ANDAANDA07435207/27/2012
Labeler - Preferred Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (791119022)
Registrant - Preferred Pharmaceuticals, Inc. (791119022)
Establishment
NameAddressID/FEIOperations
Preferred Pharmaceuticals, Inc.791119022RELABEL(68788-9773)

 
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