Diarrhea

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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 9,822 Probiotic 7,783 Pedialyte 5,748
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Imodium vs Loperamide

Imodium
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Other name: Loperamide (Loperamide)
Other name: Imodium (Imodium)
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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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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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Depression
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RLS
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Weight Gain
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Rash
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Dizzy
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Burning
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Diabetes
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Runny Nose
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Loss Of Appetite
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RLS
8
Depression
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Euphoria
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Restless
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Sedation
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Runny Nose
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Weight Gain
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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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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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Post from
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ive to stop diarrhea. Do you try it? Talk with yo...
" ...Hello Kelly   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... "

hese seemed to have a worsening effect on my dyskinesias....
" Dyskinesias worsened by loperamide Due to acute diarrhea caused ...Stalevo, I had to take loperamide  (imodium) capsules. These seemed to have a worsening effect on my dyskinesias.  Does this observation... "

TC. I took 2 this morning and I guess it is working. I...
" ...t... Have 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.... "

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ved me on to Loperamide which is great as well.Cheers Scott:...
" ...agree with Bec. I had severe IBS a couple of years 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... "

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it was great. I took it everyday for months and it helped...
" I got Loperamide (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... "

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

to travelling or the start of the event. It used to work...
" ...D, I 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... "

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

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plets, I used to use loperamide but then switched to the im...
" jmc09 Have you tried Imodium plus caplets, I used to use loperamide but then switched to the imodium, I find they work much better, they... "

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imodium. I was prescribed imodium way back when you needed...
" ...generic version of 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... "

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