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Uses: For the relief of sudden, short term diarrhoea in adults and children aged 12 years and over. It can also be used by adults of 18 years and over for the relief of short term diarrhoea associated with irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), which has been previously diagnosed by a doctor.
Adults and children of 12 years and over.
You must be at least 16 years old to purchase this product.
How to use
Read the leaflet for full instructions.
Check the foil is not broken before use. If it is, do not take that capsule.
Swallow each capsule with water.
Do not give to children under 12 years.
Do not take more than the amount recommended below.
Adults and children of 12 years and over: Use for short term diarrhoea. Take two capsules to start with. After that, take one capsule after each loose bowel movement. Don't take more than 8 capsules in any 24 hours. Don't take for more than 24 hours.
Adults only (18 years and over): Diarrhoea associated with irritable bowel syndome, which has been diagnosed by a doctor. Take two capsules to start with. After that, take one capsule as needed until stools become solid. Don't take more than 8 capsulse in any 24 hours. Don't take for more than 14 days.
If your short term diarrhoea does not go away within 24 hours talk to your doctor.
If you need to take this medicine for diarrhoea associated with IBS for more than 14 days, or if you notice new symptoms, or symptoms worsen, talk to your doctor.
Hazards and Cautions
Keep all medicines out of the sight and reach of children.
- This is a medicine; Consult your doctor or pharmacist if you have an underlying medical condition, are taking any other medication or complementary therapy, or if symptoms persist.
- Seek advice before using if you are breast feeding, pregnant, planning to become pregnant, or suffer from allergies.
- Keep all medicines out of the reach of children.
Do not store above 30°C, Store in the original packaging.
Use by the date on the end flap of the carton.
Active Ingredient: Each capsule contains Loperamide Hydrochloride 2mg.
Also contains: Lactose Monohydrate Ponceau 4R (E124).