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Causes of Diarrhea: Food Poisoning

If you eat or drink contaminated food or water, you could contract gastroenteritis – and, with it, diarrhea.24

Gastroenteritis leads to the stomach and intestines becoming inflamed, and is usually caused by a virus or bacterial toxin.24


How to avoid food poisoning

There are certain things you can do to reduce your chances of getting food poisoning. For example, always be careful that food is cooked thoroughly and always wash your hands before eating. If you’re traveling in other countries, you may want to avoid drinking tap water or eating food from unknown sources.1

Read on to manage your food triggers

How to relieve your diarrhea

IMODIUM® products contain an active ingredient called Loperamide, which works to relieve your diarrhea by helping to restore the lower digestive system to its normal pace.3 If symptoms persist for more than two days or get worse, stop use and consult your healthcare professional.

Tips for managing diarrhea