Boots Pharmaceuticals Diarrhoea Relief 2mg Capsules - 18 Capsules

18 UNI | £0.37 per 1UNI

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Boots Pharmaceuticals Diarrhoea Relief 2mg Capsules can stop diarrhoea in less than one hour.
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Adults and children aged 12 years and over.

Active ingredients: Loperamide Hydrochloride 2mg

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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.

Suitable for

Adults and children aged 12 years and over.


Age Restriction

You must be at least 16 years old to purchase this product.

How to use

Please read the enclosed leaflet carefully before use.
Patient Information Leaflets are updated periodically by the manufacturer.


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.
Do not take more than directed. Loperamide works mainly on the gut but too much can cause serious heart problems and have opioid effects.


Adults and children of 12 years and over:
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 6 capsules in any 24 hours. Don't take for more than 24 hours.


Adults only (18 years and over):
Diarrhoea associated with irritable bowel syndrome, 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 6 capsules in any 24 hours. Don't take for more than 14 days.

Hazards and Cautions

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.


Do not store above 30°C. Store in the original package.
Use by the date on the end flap of the carton.


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.

Active ingredients

Loperamide Hydrochloride 2mg


Active Ingredients: Each capsule contains Loperamide Hydrochloride 2 mg.

Also contains: Lactose monohydrate, ponceau 4R (E124). more less

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