DIATABS

 

MANUFACTURER

United Lab

 

DISTRIBUTOR

Biomedis

 

CONTENTS

Loperamide HCl

 

USES

Symptomatic control of acute & chronic diarrhea. Ileostomy.

 

DOSAGE

Adult: Acute diarrhea 2 cap followed by 1 cap after each unformed stool. Do not use for >5 days. Chronic diarrhea 2 cap then adjust dose until 1-2 solid stools/day are obtained. Max: 16 mg/day.

 

ADMINISTRATION

Taken with or without food.

 

CONTRAINDICATIONS

Constipation. Acute ulcerative colitis, pseudomembranous colitis, acute dysentery.

Special Precautions Hepatic dysfunction, persistent diarrhea, patients receiving anti-infectives. Pregnancy & lactation. Children <12 yr.

 

SIDE EFFECTS

Constipation, nausea, vomiting, tiredness, drowsiness or dizziness, dry mouth.

 

THERAPEUTIC CLASS 

Antidiarrheals

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