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IMODIUM Multi-Symptom Relief

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Jun 20, 2019.

Dosage form: tablet
Ingredients: Loperamide Hydrochloride 2mg, Dimethicone 125mg
Labeler: Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc., McNeil Consumer Healthcare Division
NDC Code: 50580-338

IMODIUM
Multi-Symptom Relief

Drug Facts

Active ingredients (in each caplet)Purposes
Loperamide HCl 2 mgAnti-diarrheal
Simethicone 125 mgAnti-gas

Uses

relieves symptoms of diarrhea plus bloating, pressure and cramps, commonly referred to as gas

Warnings

Allergy alert

Do not use if you have ever had a rash or other allergic reaction to loperamide HCl

Heart alert

Taking more than directed can cause serious heart problems or death

Do not use
  • if you have bloody or black stool
  • if you have difficulty swallowing

Ask a doctor before use if you have
  • fever
  • mucus in the stool
  • a history of liver disease
  • a history of abnormal heart rhythm

Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are taking a prescription drug. Loperamide may interact with certain prescription drugs.

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.
  • you have difficulty swallowing the caplet

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
  • take only on an empty stomach (1 hour before or 2 hours after a meal)
  • take with a full (8 oz.) glass of water
  • find right dose on chart below. 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 2-5 years
(34 to 47 lbs)
ask a doctor
children under 2 years
(up to 33 lbs)
do not use

Other information
  • each caplet contains: calcium 165 mg, sodium 3 mg
  • store between 20-25°C (68-77°F). Protect from light.
  • do not use if blister unit is torn or broken

Inactive ingredients

acesulfame potassium, croscarmellose sodium, dibasic calcium phosphate, flavor, microcrystalline cellulose, stearic acid

Questions or comments?

call 1-877-895-3665 (toll-free) or 215-273-8755 (collect)

PRINCIPAL DISPLAY PANEL

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NDC 50580-338-61

Imodium®
Loperamide HCl, 2 mg/Simethicone, 125 mg Antidiarrheal/Anti-gas

Multi-Symptom Relief
Caplet

Relieves symptoms
of diarrhea plus

  • Cramps & Pressure
  • Bloating
  • Gas

24 Caplets*

*capsule-shaped tablets
Actual Size

IMODIUM   MULTI-SYMPTOM RELIEF
loperamide hydrochloride and dimethicone tablet
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:50580-338
Route of AdministrationORALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
Loperamide Hydrochloride (Loperamide) Loperamide Hydrochloride2 mg
Dimethicone (Dimethicone) Dimethicone125 mg
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
acesulfame potassium 
croscarmellose sodium 
dibasic calcium phosphate dihydrate 
microcrystalline cellulose 
stearic acid 
Product Characteristics
ColorWHITEScore2 pieces
ShapeOVALSize16mm
FlavorImprint CodeIMO;2;125
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:50580-338-122 BLISTER PACK in 1 CARTON
16 TABLET in 1 BLISTER PACK
2NDC:50580-338-183 BLISTER PACK in 1 CARTON
26 TABLET in 1 BLISTER PACK
3NDC:50580-338-421 BOTTLE in 1 CARTON
342 TABLET in 1 BOTTLE
4NDC:50580-338-301 BOTTLE in 1 CARTON
430 TABLET in 1 BOTTLE
5NDC:50580-338-602 CARTON in 1 PACKAGE
5NDC:50580-338-301 BOTTLE in 1 CARTON
530 TABLET in 1 BOTTLE
6NDC:50580-338-614 BLISTER PACK in 1 CARTON
66 TABLET in 1 BLISTER PACK
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
NDANDA02114007/01/2008
Labeler - Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc., McNeil Consumer Healthcare Division (878046358)

 
Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc., McNeil Consumer Healthcare Division

Further information

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