Diarrhea

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(Diarrhoea)
Diarrhea , also spelled diarrhoea, is the condition of having three or more loose or liquid bowel movements per day. It is a co...
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Imodium 9,041 Probiotic 7,247 Pedialyte 5,562
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Imodium
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Loperamide
Other name: Loperamide (Loperamide)
Other name: Imodium (Imodium)
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2.5
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Diarrhea
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Withdrawal*
Ulcerative Colitis
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Withdrawal*
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IBS
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OTC
Loperamide (R-18553), a synthetic piperidine derivative, is an opioid medication used against diarrhea resulting from gastroenteritis or inflammatory bowel disease. In most countries it is available generically and under brand names such as '''Lop...
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Loperamide (R-18553), a synthetic piperidine derivative, is an opioid medication used against diarrhea resulting from gastroenteritis or inflammatory bowel disease. In most countries it is available generically and under brand names such as '''Lop...
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Top Concerns
Imo
Nausea
9
Bloating
4
Depression
4
Stomach Problems
4
RLS
2
Fever
2
Weight Gain
2
Rash
2
Dizzy
2
Burning
1
Top Concerns
Lop
RLS
7
Nausea
7
Depression
6
Euphoria
5
Restless
3
Bloating
3
Stomach Problems
2
Fever
2
Sedation
2
Itching
1
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Imodium
Imo
Loperamide
Lop
Nausea
Imo
Lop
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7
Bloating
Imo
Lop
4
3
Depression
Imo
Lop
4
6
Stomach Problems
Imo
Lop
4
2
RLS
Imo
Lop
2
7
Fever
Imo
Lop
2
2
Weight Gain
Imo
Lop
2
0
Rash
Imo
Lop
2
0
Dizzy
Imo
Lop
2
0
Burning
Imo
Lop
1
0
RLS
Lop
Imo
7
2
Nausea
Lop
Imo
7
9
Depression
Lop
Imo
6
4
Euphoria
Lop
Imo
5
0
Restless
Lop
Imo
3
0
Bloating
Lop
Imo
3
4
Stomach Problems
Lop
Imo
2
4
Fever
Lop
Imo
2
2
Sedation
Lop
Imo
2
0
Itching
Lop
Imo
1
0
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About Imodium
Loperamide (R-18553), a synthetic piperidine derivative, is an opioid medication used against diarrhea resulting from gastroenteritis or inflammatory bowel disease. In most countries it is available generically and under brand names such as '''Lop...
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Imodium
About Loperamide
Loperamide (R-18553), a synthetic piperidine derivative, is an opioid medication used against diarrhea resulting from gastroenteritis or inflammatory bowel disease. In most countries it is available generically and under brand names such as '''Lop...
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(Loperamide) can be very effective to stop diarrhea....
" ...I never had these side effects with medicines. I think that side effects vary from person to person. Imodium (Loperamide) can be very effective to stop diarrhea. Do you try it? ... "

These seemed to have a worsening effect on my dyskinesias...
" ...loperamide Due to ...had to take loperamide (imodium) capsules. These seemed to have a worsening effect on my dyskinesias. Does this observation appear logical to you (after all loperamide is ... "

is OTC. I took 2 this morning and I guess it is worki...
" ...you tried OTC Imodium? It works pretty well. I have some Loperamide which is OTC. I took 2 this morning and I guess it is working. It sure... "

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www.ptsdforum.org
moved me on to Loperamide which is great as well. Cheers...
" ...ago and I was hardly off of the loo. I even had a barium enema shoved up me plus a blooming camera, thank god there was no camera-man with it LOL. But I tried the Imodium and it worked, the docs... "

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it was great. I took it everyday for months and it helped...
" ...(the drug that's Immodium) on prescription and it was great. I took it everyday for months and it helped stabilise me, not made me worse! I'm very pro-Imodium as a preventative. It helped me... "

withdrawal? Does it make symptoms worse or have no effect...
" ...have experience with Imodium (Loperamide) during withdrawal? Does it make symptoms worse or have no effect? I'm not interested ... "

to travelling or the start of the event. It used to work...
" ...used to take a dose of Imodium (Loperamide) a couple of hours prior to travelling or the start of the event. It used to work like a... "

relieved the pain. you use loperamide (imodium) ? it works...
" ...my IBS was bad it was the only thing that relieved the pain. you use loperamide (imodium) ? it works wonders green for... "

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caplets, I used to use loperamide but then switched to the...
" ...Have you tried Imodium plus caplets, I used to use loperamide but then switched to the imodium, I find they work much better, they are dear... "

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imodium. I was prescribed imodium way back when you needed...
" ...imodium. I was prescribed imodium way back when you needed a prescription to get it and my insurance company would only pay for the loperamide. Thinking back I think it worked better... "

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