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if my 2 year old has diarrhea can i give imodium (loperamide)?

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Dr. Jay Park
Dr. Jay Park answered
50 years experience Pediatrics
Yes: Imodium (loperamide) can be given, 1 teaspoon x3 per day. Hydrating well with electrolyte solution such as pedialyte is essential.
Answered on Nov 1, 2018
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