Loperamide And Simethicone Generic Name & Formulations
Loperamide HCl 2mg, simethicone 125mg; chew tabs; caplets; mint flavored; contains calcium.
Antidiarrheal + antiflatulent.
Caps—contact supplier; A-D Caplets—6, 12, 18, 24; A-D Liq—2oz, 4oz; Caplets, Chew tabs—contact supplier
Loperamide And Simethicone Indications
Diarrhea with gas.
Loperamide And Simethicone Dosage and Administration
Chew tabs: take with 4–8oz of water after each dose. Initially 2 chew tabs or caplets, then 1 chew tab or caplet after each loose stool; max 4 tabs or caplets per day for 2 days.
<6yrs: consult physician. Chew tabs: take with 4–8oz of water after each dose. ≥6yrs: initially 1 chew tab or caplet, then ½ chew tab or caplet after each loose stool. 48–59lbs (6–8yrs): max 2 tabs or caplets per day for 2 days. 60–95lbs (9–11yrs): max 3 tabs or caplets per day for 2 days.
Loperamide And Simethicone Contraindications
If constipation must be avoided. Acute dysentery.
Loperamide And Simethicone Boxed Warnings
Loperamide And Simethicone Warnings/Precautions
Acute ulcerative colitis and antibiotic induced pseudomembranous colitis; discontinue if abdominal distention occurs. In dehydration, use fluid and electrolyte replacement. Serious cardiac effects or death if taking more than directed. History of abnormal heart rhythm. Hepatic dysfunction; monitor for CNS toxicity. Pregnancy (Cat.B). Nursing mothers.
Loperamide And Simethicone Pharmacokinetics
Loperamide And Simethicone Interactions
Loperamide And Simethicone Adverse Reactions
Abdominal pain, distention, constipation, dry mouth, nausea, drowsiness, dizziness, fatigue, rash.
Loperamide And Simethicone Clinical Trials
Loperamide And Simethicone Note
Formerly known under the brand name Imodium.
Loperamide And Simethicone Patient Counseling