Take "loperamide" as antidiarrheal agents.The drug is quickly lowers the tone of the intestine, normalizes motor function, increases the tone of circular muscles, which compresses the anus.
Adult patients may receive 4 mg of drug in the form of capsules, tablets, or 60 drops of a solution at the beginning of treatment.And after each unformed stool 2 mg "Loperamide" or 30 drops.The daily dose should not exceed 16 mg.As a rule, after the first dose the patient's condition improves, the number of bowel movements is reduced.
Children over eight years rationally give 2 mg antidiarrheals.The daily dose should not exceed 8 mg.And from 2 to 8 years, the dose of "Loperamide" is calculated individually depending on the child's weight and should not exceed 0,004 milligrams per kilogram, the multiplicity of reception 2-3
times a day.
If after taking the drug the chair is absent for 12 hours, the reception "Loperamide" rational stop to prevent severe constipation.
antidiarrheals the treatment should be considered if the chair is formless within two days from the start of the reception "Loperamide", the drug should be discontinued and consult a doctor to review treatment strategies.
Side effects from taking "Loperamide" are rare and are transient in nature, completely disappear at lower doses.Typically, antidiarrheals cancellation is required.At high doses can be epigastric pain, headache, insomnia or drowsiness, vomiting, nausea, dry mouth, allergic reactions.
Absolute contraindications to receiving "Loperamide" are: pregnancy and lactation, intestinal obstruction, the age of two years.From the use of antidiarrheal agents should be avoided if you have diarrhea mixed with blood, when the diarrhea is accompanied by high fever.Also, do not use the drug in colitis associated with taking antibiotics or acute inflammation of the colon.
«loperamide" comes in the form of capsules, tablets, solutions, syrups, effervescent tablets.Before using the product must obtain a doctor's recommendation and undergo laboratory tests to rule out conditions that receive "Loperamide" will be ineffective and will increase the symptoms of the disease.