A 36-year-old member asked:
Will imodium (loperamide) work with stomach flu diarrhea and can i drink alcohol?
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Family Medicine 44 years experience
Immodium: Immodium is an excellent symptomatic treatment for diarrhea, only for diarrhea, and one should not use it if there is blood in your diarrhea. It will not help a stomach problem like vomiting from a stomach flu. You may drink alcohol, but this is not the best kind of liquid to take if your stomach is upset. Alcohol has a direct irritating affect on the stomach lining, also promotes bowel movements.
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Last updated Nov 28, 2017
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