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loperamide hydrochloride by CVS Pharmacy

Dosage form: tablet, film coated
Ingredients: LOPERAMIDE HYDROCHLORIDE 2mg
Labeler: CVS Pharmacy
NDC Code: 59779-892

CVS Pharmacy, Inc. Loperamide Hydrochloride Tablets Drug Facts

Active ingredient (in each caplet)

Loperamide HCl 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 HCl

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
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)

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 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; 1/2 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; 1/2 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 at 20°-25°C (68°-77°F)
do not use if blister unit is broken or torn

Inactive ingredients

anhydrous lactose, carnauba wax, D&C yellow no. 10 aluminum lake, FD&C blue no. 1 aluminum lake, hypromellose, magnesium stearate, microcrystalline cellulose, polyethylene glycol, pregelatinized starch

Questions or comments?

1-800-719-9260

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Compare to the active ingredient in Imodium® A-D

Loperamide Hydrochloride Tablets, 2 mg

ANTI-DIARRHEAL

Controls the symptoms of diarrhea

Actual Size

Easy to Swallow

12 CAPLETS*

*Each caplet (capsule-shaped tablet) contains 2 mg loperamide hydrochloride


LOPERAMIDE HYDROCHLORIDE 
loperamide hcl tablet, film coated
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:59779-892
Route of AdministrationORALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
LOPERAMIDE HYDROCHLORIDE (LOPERAMIDE) LOPERAMIDE HYDROCHLORIDE2 mg
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
ANHYDROUS LACTOSE 
CARNAUBA WAX 
HYPROMELLOSES 
MAGNESIUM STEARATE 
CELLULOSE, MICROCRYSTALLINE 
POLYETHYLENE GLYCOLS 
Product Characteristics
ColorGREENScore2 pieces
ShapeCAPSULESize10mm
FlavorImprint CodeL2
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:59779-892-5312 BLISTER PACK in 1 CARTON
11 TABLET, FILM COATED in 1 BLISTER PACK
2NDC:59779-892-671 BOTTLE in 1 CARTON
248 TABLET, FILM COATED in 1 BOTTLE
3NDC:59779-892-801 BOTTLE in 1 CARTON
396 TABLET, FILM COATED in 1 BOTTLE
4NDC:59779-892-821 BOTTLE in 1 CARTON
4200 TABLET, FILM COATED in 1 BOTTLE
5NDC:59779-892-721 BOTTLE in 1 CARTON
560 TABLET, FILM COATED in 1 BOTTLE
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
ANDAANDA07523210/06/2015
Labeler - CVS Pharmacy (062312574)

 
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Medically reviewed on Nov 19, 2018

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