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Topcare Anti-Diarrheal

Package insert / prescribing information
Generic name: loperamide
Dosage form: tablet
Drug class: Antidiarrheals

Medically reviewed by Drugs.com. Last updated on Nov 1, 2021.

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

Heart alert: Taking more than directed can cause serious heart problems or death

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
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 (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 2-5 years

(34 to 47 lbs)

ask a doctor

children under 2 years

(up to 33 lbs)

do not use

Other information

store at 20°-25°C (68°-77°F)
see end panel for lot number and expiration date

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

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COMPARE TO IMODIUM® A-D ACTIVE INGREDIENT

Anti-Diarrheal Tablets

LOPERAMIDE HYDROCHLORIDE TABLETS, 2 mg

Anti-Diarrheal

● Controls the Symptoms of Diarrhea

12 CAPLETS†

†CAPSULE-SHAPED TABLETS

actual size

TOPCARE ANTI DIARRHEAL
loperamide hydrochloride tablet, film coated
Product Information
Product Type HUMAN OTC DRUG Item Code (Source) NDC:36800-224
Route of Administration ORAL DEA Schedule
Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
Ingredient Name Basis of Strength Strength
LOPERAMIDE HYDROCHLORIDE (LOPERAMIDE) LOPERAMIDE HYDROCHLORIDE 2 mg
Inactive Ingredients
Ingredient Name Strength
ANHYDROUS LACTOSE
CARNAUBA WAX
HYPROMELLOSE, UNSPECIFIED
MAGNESIUM STEARATE
MICROCRYSTALLINE CELLULOSE
POLYETHYLENE GLYCOL, UNSPECIFIED
D&C YELLOW NO. 10
FD&C BLUE NO. 1
Product Characteristics
Color GREEN Score 2 pieces
Shape OVAL Size 10mm
Flavor Imprint Code L2
Contains
Packaging
# Item Code Package Description
1 NDC:36800-224-91 6 BLISTER PACK in 1 CARTON
1 1 TABLET, FILM COATED in 1 BLISTER PACK
2 NDC:36800-224-53 12 BLISTER PACK in 1 CARTON
2 1 TABLET, FILM COATED in 1 BLISTER PACK
3 NDC:36800-224-62 24 BLISTER PACK in 1 CARTON
3 1 TABLET, FILM COATED in 1 BLISTER PACK
4 NDC:36800-224-80 1 BOTTLE in 1 CARTON
4 96 TABLET, FILM COATED in 1 BOTTLE
Marketing Information
Marketing Category Application Number or Monograph Citation Marketing Start Date Marketing End Date
ANDA ANDA075232 02/26/2003
Labeler - Topco Associates LLC (006935977)
Topco Associates LLC

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