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How long can I take imodium

A 70-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 33 years experience
Usually 1-3 days: With mild, routine diarrhea, a patient can let nature clear her bowels the first day. Then medicines can be tried, such as Imodium (loperamide) for a ... Read More

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A 58-year-old female asked:
Dr. Claudine nandi Lee
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Telephonic consult?: Buscopan co is stronger, are you hydrating/able to keep fluids down? Eat bland food if you are eating and get a professionals expert opinion -either o... Read More
A 74-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
Cardiac Electrophysiology 42 years experience
Yes.: There are no interactions between these medications. Take the Ramipril as directed by your health care professional and the Imodium as directed on the... Read More
Dr. Charles Turck
Pharmacology 17 years experience
Yes, you can: Ramipril and Imodium do not interact with each other. These medications can be safely taken together. A couple words about Imodium - the dose instruct... Read More
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Dr. KT Park
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Imodium (loperamide): I would question the real need for Imodium (loperamide) on a daily basis here. If your gastroenterologist is following you for ibs diarrhea-type, then... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marybeth Lambe
Travel Medicine 45 years experience
About 3 days: Most of it passes--yes as you would expect--through the bowels. 10 % is excreted through the kidneys. After a single 4 mg dose, it takes approximately... Read More
A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Nino
Family Medicine 38 years experience
Stomach meds: You should be able to take both. Pepto is like an antacid and Imodium (loperamide) is an antispasmodic to relax the gut.
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Not needed usually: Traveller's diarrhoea is self limiting disease usually, so antibiotics is not needed for it. If it persists, a stool sample is needed to be tested fir... Read More
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 46 years experience
Category C drug: Imodium is considered relatively safe in pregnancy having received the category C label. That means there are no studies to date that show fetal effec... Read More
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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegabanswered
Allergy and Immunology 40 years experience
Yes: entamizole has 2 ingredients though, diloxanide and metronidazole, the former works in the intestine, the latter penetrates tissues, to kill protozoa ... Read More
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Krishna Anand
Pediatrics 50 years experience
Safe but may not hel: Imodium (loperamide) is safe for gastroenteritis ,

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