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Loperamide (Definition)

Loperamide is an anti-diarrheal agent which is a ...Read more


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Can I take imodium (loperamide) if I use azithromycin?

Can I take imodium (loperamide) if I use azithromycin?

Yes, not repeatedly.: Initially Imodium (loperamide) is safe to use, for 2 days. If diarrhea is persisting, then additional evaluation for the source for the diarrhea is necessary. ...Read more

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Is it dangerous to use imodium (loperamide) for several weeks whilst travelling?

Is it dangerous to use imodium (loperamide) for several weeks whilst travelling?

Http://www.rxlist.co: Do not take immodium as prophylaxis to prevent diarrhea. If yiou have chronic disrrhea you should see a doctor. Be familiar with any medication that you take. Read more at http://www.Rxlist.Com/imodium-drug.Htm. ...Read more

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Is it ok to use imodium (loperamide) to slow bowel down when u have a colostomy.?

Is it ok to use imodium (loperamide) to slow bowel down when u have a colostomy.?

Yes, no for long ter: Imodim is very good, increases the tone slows down peristalsis by acting on intestinal nerve cell allows more fluid absorbed there by reducing diarrhea, how ever for long term uses being opioid receptor agonist in some will develop like drug dependency often over looked due to its benefits. ...Read more

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Leaving for10 day vaca today. Do not want diarrhea, started vanco yesterday, can I use imodium (loperamide) and probiotics? 5 hr plane trip.Help ty

Leaving for10 day vaca today.  Do not want diarrhea, started vanco yesterday, can I use imodium (loperamide) and probiotics? 5 hr plane trip.Help ty

Yes: I particularly advise culturelle, a specific probiotic available at many pharmacies, and florastor. These will help prevent the most serious types of diarrhea associated with vancomycin. No need to use Imodium (loperamide) unless you actually get diarrhea. Have a good vacation! ...Read more