What is Imodium A-D
Approved as Treatment by the FDALoperamide, otherwise called Imodium A-D, is approved by the FDA for 2 uses including Diarrhea and Gastroenteritis .
When to interrupt dosageThe advised dosage of Imodium A-D is contingent upon the determined disorder, including Diarrhea, Crohn's Disease and Ulcerative Colitis, as well as Intestinal stoma leakage. The extent of dosage depends on the technique of delivery, as exemplified in the table below.
WarningsThere are 20 known major drug interactions with Imodium A-D.
Imodium A-D Novel Uses: Which Conditions Have a Clinical Trial Featuring Imodium A-D?Investigation is currently underway to investigate the potential of Imodium A-D to ameliorate Chronic Functional Diarrhea, Intestinal stoma leakage and Gastroenteritis.
Imodium A-D Reviews: What are patients saying about Imodium A-D?
Patient Q&A Section about imodium a-dThese questions and answers are submitted by anonymous patients, and have not been verified by our internal team.
When do you take Imodium A-D?
"At first, adults should take 4 milligrams (mg) of loperamide after the first loose bowel movement. After the first dose, they should then take 2 mg of loperamide after each loose bowel movement. The doctor may adjust the dose as needed, but the usual dose is not more than 16 mg (8 capsules) per day."
What does AD stand for in Imodium?
"There are two forms of Imodium available, one with just the active drug loperamide, and the other with loperamide and simethicone. Both forms are available as a generic drug."
What is difference between Imodium and Imodium A-D?
"Loperamide is a medication used to treat diarrhea, while Imodium Multi-Symptom Relief can be used to treat diarrhea, bloating, cramps, and pressure caused by gas. Both medications are available over the counter."
What does Imodium A-D do for you?
"This medication is used to treat sudden diarrhea. It works by slowing down the movement of the gut, which decreases the number of bowel movements and makes the stool less watery."