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

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Apr 6, 2020.

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
  • 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.

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 blister unit is torn or broken

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

Suitable for adults and
children 12 years and over

24 Softgels*
Actual Size

*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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