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Loperamide Hydrochloride by Family Dollar Services, Inc.

Medically reviewed on September 18, 2017

Dosage form: tablet
Ingredients: LOPERAMIDE HYDROCHLORIDE 2mg
Labeler: Family Dollar Services, Inc.
NDC Code: 55319-554

Drug Facts

ACTIVE INGREDIENT (IN EACH CAPLET)

Loperamide HCI USP, 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 HCI

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
  • diarrhea lasts for more than 2 days
  • symptoms get worse
  • 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;
    ½ 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;
    ½ 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 between 20° – 25° C (68° – 77° F)
  • see side panel for lot number and expiration date
  • TAMPER EVIDENT: THIS PRODUCT PROTECTED WITH SEALED BLISTER UNITS. DO NOT USE IF ANY ARE TORN OR BROKEN.

INACTIVE INGREDIENTS

Anhydrous lactose, croscarmellose sodium, crospovidone, D&C yellow no.10, FD&C blue no.1, hydrogenated vegetable oil, magnesium stearate, powdered cellulose, pregelatinized starch

QUESTIONS?

Call 1800-406-7984

PRINCIPAL DISPLAY PANEL

NDC 55319-554-53

FAMILY wellness

COMPARE TO THE ACTIVE INGREDIENT OF IMODIUM®A-D*

Anti-Diarrheal

Loperamide HCL Tablets USP, 2 mg

Controls the Symptoms of Diarrhea

12 CAPLETS

Each caplet (capsule-shaped tablet) contains Loperamide HCl USP, 2 mg

DISTRIBUTED BY: FAMILY DOLLAR SERVICES, INC.,

5085259/R0411

LOPERAMIDE HYDROCHLORIDE 
loperamide hydrochloride tablet
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:55319-554
Route of AdministrationORALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
LOPERAMIDE HYDROCHLORIDE (LOPERAMIDE) LOPERAMIDE HYDROCHLORIDE2 mg
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
CROSCARMELLOSE SODIUM 
CROSPOVIDONE 
D&C YELLOW NO. 10 
FD&C BLUE NO. 1 
TRISTEARIN 
MAGNESIUM STEARATE 
POWDERED CELLULOSE 
STARCH, PREGELATINIZED CORN 
ANHYDROUS LACTOSE 
Product Characteristics
ColorgreenScore2 pieces
ShapeCAPSULESize9mm
FlavorImprint Code123
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:55319-554-5312 TABLET (TABLET) in 1 BLISTER PACK
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
ANDAANDA07409102/01/1993
Labeler - Family Dollar Services, Inc. (024472631)
Registrant - Ranbaxy Pharmaceuticals Inc. (937890044)
Establishment
NameAddressID/FEIOperations
Ohm Laboratories Inc.051565745manufacture(55319-554)

 
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