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is it safe to take imodium every day

A 24-year-old male asked:
Dr. Djamchid Lotfi
57 years experience Neurology
Yes but....?: check the cause of occasional diarrhea IMPORTANT !
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A 50-year-old member asked:
Dr. KT Park
Dr. KT Park answered
15 years experience Pediatric Gastroenterology
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 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Philip Schwarzman
46 years experience Emergency Medicine
Diarrhea: Diarrhea can be a side effect of Flagyl and should improve about 3 days after you stop it. Evidence based guidelines show that it is safe to take Imod ... Read More
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Dr. Al Hegab
Dr. Al Hegab answered
39 years experience Allergy and Immunology
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 26-year-old male asked:
Dr. Melissa Gowans
20 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: There are no interactions between these two medications
A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Creighton Wright
55 years experience General Surgery
Likely: Recent surgery? If persistent diarrhea may need evaluation. Usually safe medication.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. You Sung Sang
30 years experience Gastroenterology
Yes: There does not appear to be any drug=drug interactions between the two.
A 31-year-old male asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
57 years experience Pediatrics
Imodium (loperamide): Try using probiotic instead of imodium (loperamide).
A 45-year-old male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
45 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: There are no negative interactions listed with concurrent use.
A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Krishna Anand
49 years experience Pediatrics
Safe but may not hel: Imodium (loperamide) is safe for gastroenteritis ,

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