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A 74-year-old male asked:
Dr. Ira Friedlander
Cardiac Electrophysiology 43 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 18 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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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Yash Khanna
Family Medicine 58 years experience
Within 2to4 hours: It start to work within 2to4 hours.
A 70-year-old female asked:
Dr. Robert Kwok
Pediatrics 34 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
A 54-year-old male asked:
Dr. Arnold Malerman
Orthodontics 54 years experience
Overdue: Med isn't working. Stop trying to self-medicate. See GP or Gastroenterologist immediately. Your body is telling you something's wrong. Listen to i... Read More
A 35-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marybeth Lambe
Travel Medicine 46 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 male asked:
Dr. James Ferguson
Pediatrics 47 years experience
Maybe,maybe not: It is likely weaker than a preparation still in date, but it might provide some benefit if you are in need and unable to replace it with meds that are... Read More
A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Marybeth Lambe
Travel Medicine 46 years experience
It Can: If your diarrhea is mild enough, one dose of Imodium (loperamide) can slow your bowels down. With imodium, (loperamide) you know within two hours if i... Read More
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Mark Hoepfner
Surgery 40 years experience
Not: Best not to use any type of expired medications!
A 29-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sergio Casillas-Romero
Specializes in Colon and Rectal Surgery
Every 4 hrs: You can take it every 4 hrs as needed.
A 46-year-old member asked:
Dr. Martin Fried
Nutrition 37 years experience
Depends: In adults, Imodium (loperamide) can be taken up to four times a day, for two days, for the managment of diarrhea. It will likely remain in your system... Read More

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