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ImodiumA-D



USES: This medication is used to treat diarrhea or to reduce the amount of discharge in patients who have undergone an ileostomy.

 
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ImodiumA-D

Uses
This medication is used to treat diarrhea or to reduce the amount of discharge in patients who have undergone an ileostomy.
Notes
  • This medication is available without a prescription.
  • However, there is a capsule form that requires a prescription.
  • Do not use this for longer than 2 days without notifying your doctor.
  • Consult your doctor before treating children under six years of age.

Storage
  • Store this medication at room temperature between 59 and 86 degrees F (15 and 30 degrees C) away from heat and light.
  • It may be refrigerated to improve the flavor.
  • Do not store in the bathroom.
  • Keep this and all medications out of the reach of children.


How To Use
  • Take this medication by mouth exactly as directed.
  • Do not increase your dose or take this longer than two days without your doctor's approval.
  • Notify your doctor if diarrhea does not stop after two days.
  • While taking this medication, drink plenty of clear liquids to replace fluid loss from diarrhea and prevent dehydration.

Side Effects
  • Stomach ache, nausea, vomiting, bloating, constipation, dry mouth, drowsiness or dizziness may occur.
  • If any of these effects persist or worsen, contact your doctor promptly.
  • To relieve dry mouth, suck on (sugarless) hard candy or ice chips, chew (sugarless) gum, drink water or use saliva substitute.
  • Tell your doctor immediately if you have this unlikely but serious side effect: stomach pain.
  • An allergic reaction to this drug is unlikely, but seek immediate medical attention if it occurs.
  • Symptoms of an allergic reaction include rash, itching, swelling, dizziness or trouble breathing.
  • If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.

Precautions
  • Tell your doctor if you have recently taken antibiotics or if you have any allergies.
  • This drug may make you dizzy or drowsy; use caution engaging in activities requiring alertness such as driving or using machinery.
  • Limit alcohol intake because it can intensify the dizziness or drowsiness effects of this medication.
  • Use this medication cautiously in children.
  • This medication should be used only if clearly needed during pregnancy.
  • Discuss the risks and benefits with your dooctor.
  • It is not known if this medication appears in breast milk.
  • Consult your doctor before breast-feeding.

Missed Dose
  • Take each dose as directed.
  • If you miss a dose, take it as soon as remembered; do not take it if it is near the time for the next dose, instead, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule.
  • Do not "double-up" the dose to catch up.

Drug Interactions
  • Tell your doctor of any over-the-counter or prescription medication you may take including cholestyramine.
  • Do not start or stop any medicine without doctor or pharmacist approval.

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