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Imodium A-D by Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc., McNeil Consumer Healthcare Division

Medically reviewed on May 22, 2018

Dosage form: capsule, liquid filled
Ingredients: Loperamide Hydrochloride 2mg
Labeler: Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc., McNeil Consumer Healthcare Division
NDC Code: 50580-367

Imodium A-D

Drug Facts

Active ingredient (in each capsule)

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

Heart alert

Taking more than directed can cause serious heart problems or death

Do not use
  • if you have bloody or black stool
  • in children under 12 years of age

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.

Directions
  • drink plenty of clear fluids to help prevent dehydration caused by diarrhea
  • not for use in children under 12 years of age
  • adults and children 12 years and over: 2 softgels after the first loose stool; 1 softgel after each subsequent loose stool; but no more than 4 softgels in 24 hours

Other information
  • store at 20°-25°C (68°-77°F). Protect from light.
  • avoid excessive heat above 40°C (104°F)
  • do not use if carton or blister unit is open or torn

Inactive ingredients

butylated hydroxyanisole, edible ink, FD&C blue no. 1, gelatin, glycerin, glyceryl caprylate, polyoxyl 40 hydrogenated castor oil, purified water

Questions or comments?

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

PRINCIPAL DISPLAY PANEL

NDC 50580-367-02

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Imodium®
A-D
Loperamide HCl, 2mg/Anti-Diarrheal
Soft Gelatin Capsules

Anti-Diarrheal
Softgels

Controls the symptoms
of diarrhea

24 Softgels*
Actual Size

Suitable for adults and
children 12 years and over

*each liquid-filled capsule contains 2 mg loperamide HCl

IMODIUM A-D 
loperamide hydrochloride capsule, liquid filled
Product Information
Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:50580-367
Route of AdministrationORALDEA Schedule    
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
Loperamide Hydrochloride (loperamide) Loperamide Hydrochloride2 mg
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient NameStrength
butylated hydroxyanisole 
FD&C BLUE NO. 1 
gelatin, unspecified 
glycerin 
glyceryl monocaprylate 
polyoxyl 40 hydrogenated castor oil 
water 
Product Characteristics
ColorBLUE (Light blue) Scoreno score
ShapeOVALSize12mm
FlavorImprint CodeIMO
Contains    
Packaging
#Item CodePackage Description
1NDC:50580-367-011 BLISTER PACK in 1 CARTON
112 CAPSULE, LIQUID FILLED in 1 BLISTER PACK
2NDC:50580-367-022 BLISTER PACK in 1 CARTON
212 CAPSULE, LIQUID FILLED in 1 BLISTER PACK
Marketing Information
Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
NDANDA02185507/11/2016
Labeler - Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc., McNeil Consumer Healthcare Division (878046358)

 
Johnson & Johnson Consumer Inc., McNeil Consumer Healthcare Division

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