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
(in each 5 mL teaspoonful)
Loperamide HCl 1 mg
- controls the symptoms of diarrhea, including Traveler's Diarrhea
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
In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.
- 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)
- avoid excess heat
- store at room temperature, 15° - 30°C (59° - 86°F)
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
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.
Hi-Tech Pharmacal Co., Inc.
Amityville, NY 11701
Rev. 618:05 4/12
Relabeled by Preferred Pharmaceuticals, Inc.
Loperamide Hydrochloride Oral Solution
1 mg/5 mL
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 solution
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