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IMODIUM® LIQUI-GELS®

IMODIUM® LIQUI-GELS®

IMODIUM® LIQUI-GELS®

IMODIUM® LIQUI-GELS® provides you with the fast, soothing relief of a liquid to settle things down and restore your feeling of harmony. This gentle, yet effective solution is perfect for all bouts of diarrhea.

Benefits

  • Fast, soothing relief of diarrhea
  • Small LIQUI-GEL® capsules are easy to swallow

Usage

For fast and effective relief of diarrhea. Often relieves diarrhea in just one dose†.

†Clinical studies indicate that diarrheal control may be achieved after the initial dose in 50% of patients.

Dosage

Initial: 2 capsules. Then 1 after each episode of diarrhea.

Additional Information

Full dosage instructions

Dosage for Adults and Children 12+

Take 2 capsules (4 mg) initially and 1 capsule every time you have a loose bowel movement, to a maximum of 8 capsules (16 mg) per day. Stop use if you have a solid or hard stool or if you go for 24 hours without a bowel movement.

IMODIUM® products are not recommended for children under 12 years of age except on the advice of a doctor.

Active Ingredient

Loperamide hydrochloride.

Nonmedicinal Ingredients (alphabetical)

FD&C blue No. 1, gelatin, glycerol,propylene glycol, propylene glycol monocaprylate, soya lecithin, triglycerides and water.

Storage

Store IMODIUM® LIQUI-GELS® at room temperature(15-30°C). Protect from light.

Additional information

KEEP THIS AND ALL DRUGS OUT OF THE REACH OF CHILDREN

BEFORE you use IMODIUM® talk to your doctor or pharmacist if you:

  • Are pregnant or nursing a baby. IMODIUM® is not recommended for nursing mothers because small amounts of loperamide can end up in your milk;
  • Have meningitis or liver disease, as you may need medical supervision while taking IMODIUM®.

STOP USE and see your doctor or pharmacist if:

  • Diarrhea gets worse, lasts longer than 48 hours, or you experience any other unusual symptoms;
  • You are infected with HIV and you have any signs of abdominal swelling or bulging.

Although IMODIUM® stops diarrhea, it will not treat the cause of it. Whenever possible, the cause of diarrhea should also be treated.

Tiredness, dizziness, or drowsiness may occur in the setting of diarrheal symptoms treated with loperamide. Therefore, it is advisable to use caution when driving a car or operating machinery.

Additional directions for use

IMODIUM® should be taken by the mouth. You can take IMODIUM® at any time of day. The IMODIUM® LIQUI-GEL® capsules should be taken with liquid. The Quick-Dissolve tablet is a fast-dissolving tablet which can be taken without fluid. The tablet disintegrates within seconds on the surface of the tongue and is then swallowed with the saliva. The Quick-Dissolve tablets should not be pushed through the blister, as this would damage them. To take the tablets out of the blister, pull up the edge of the foil, tear the foil completely off, press out and then remove the tablet. The dose for the Calming Liquid should be administered with the attached measuring cup only.

When you have diarrhea,

  • You lose a lot of fluids. Therefore, drink plenty of clear fluids, water, unsweetened juices or clear soups.
  • Avoid drinking alcohol or milk and refrain from eating fruit, green vegetables, and spicy or fatty foods. These items tend to aggravate diarrhea.

Stop use if you have a solid or hard stool or if you go for 24 hours without a bowel movement.

Overdose:

In case of drug overdose, contact a health care practitioner, hospital emergency department or regional Poison Control Centre immediately, even if there are no symptoms.

Read the Consumer Information before using Imodium®.

Rated 4.7 out of 5 by 142 reviewers.
Rated 5 out of 5 by Best product out there I refuse to take anything else when diarrhea hits. Whether it is related to the flu or taking meds this stuff works fast every time. I always have some on hand! June 23, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by good the size is very good, especially for someone with problem swallowing pills. June 19, 2016
Rated 4 out of 5 by effective and safe I find this product gives relief to someone suffering from diarrhea . It is effective and safe June 11, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by works quickly my husband is diabetic, meds give him diarrhea, liquid gels worked quickly for him and his stomach felt better than regular immodium. this product will always be on hand from now on. June 8, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by good IMODIUM® LIQUI-GELS it is the best product ever. June 6, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by Always works I do not leave on vacation without Imodium. It works when you need and it works 100%. Great product. June 3, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by This product is the best on the market! I have used Imodium for a good many years, after a trial and error of using other products.. Changed to the liqui-gels when they came out. Nothing works as fast or as well as this product. June 3, 2016
Rated 5 out of 5 by Helps so much This product really helps me feel better June 2, 2016
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