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Care Loperamide 2mg Hard Capsules

Category
Antacids and Gastrointestinal
Manufacturer
THORNTON & ROSS LTD
Pack size
6, 12
RRP
£2.00, £3.47
Legal Status
(GSL) , (P)

Uses

Relief of short-term diarrhoea and diarrhoea associated with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS).

Format and Ingredients

Green and dark grey capsule containing:

Loperamide Hydrochloride 2mg

Dosage

For oral use. The capsules should be swallowed whole with a drink.
Short-term diarrhoea: Over 12 years: 2 capsules to start treatment, followed by 1 capsule after each loose bowel movement. No more than 6 capsules a day. Under 12 years: not recommended. If diarrhoea lasts for more than 48 hours, a doctor should be consulted.
IBS diarrhoea: 18 years and over: 2 capsules to start treatment, followed by 1 capsule after each loose bowel movement, or as previously advised by a doctor. No more than 6 capsules a day. The capsules can be used for up to 2 weeks for repeated attacks, but should not be taken for any one attack lasting longer than 48 hours. If symptoms change, worsen or do not improve after 2 weeks, a doctor should be consulted.