Loperamide Hydrochloride by Valu Merchandisers Company
Medically reviewed on June 1, 2018
Dosage form: tablet
Ingredients: LOPERAMIDE HYDROCHLORIDE 2mg
Labeler: Valu Merchandisers Company
NDC Code: 63941-123
Loperamide HCl USP, 2 mg
controls symptoms of diarrhea, including Travelers' Diarrhea
Do not use if you have ever had a rash or other allergic reaction to loperamide HCl
Taking more than directed can cause serious heart problems or death
Do not use if you have bloody or black stool
- 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.
- 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).
- 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; 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 2-5 years (34 to 47 lbs)||ask a doctor|
|children under 2 years (up to 33 lbs)||do not use|
- 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.
anhydrous lactose, croscarmellose sodium, crospovidone, D&C yellow no. 10 aluminum lake, FD&C blue no. 1 aluminum lake, hydrogenated vegetable oil, magnesium stearate, powdered cellulose, pregelatinized starch
PROUDLY DISTRIBUTED BY:
VALU MERCHANDISERS, CO.
5000 KANSAS AVE
KANSAS CITY, KS 66106
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Loperamide HCl Tablets USP, 2 mg
Controls the symptoms of diarrhea
EACH CAPLET (*CAPSULE-SHAPED TABLET) CONTAINS LOPERAMIDE HCl USP, 2 mg
loperamide hydrochloride tablet
|Labeler - Valu Merchandisers Company (868703513)|
|Registrant - Ranbaxy Pharmaceuticals Inc. (937890044)|
|Ohm Laboratories Inc.||051565745||manufacture(63941-123)|
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