«loperamide" - indications for use


drug prescribed for the treatment of diarrhea and stop having allergic, food, kind of radiation origin.At the same time, diarrhea can be caused by drugs or due to the strong emotional state.As additional support drug "loperamide" recommended in the postoperative period.Also, a drug used in diseases that have fallen into a chronic form: ulcerative colitis and Crohn's disease.


The drug is contraindicated in children under two years, and patients suffering from inflammatory processes in the gastrointestinal tract, obstruction of feces, and intolerance to the components of "Loperamide".You can not drink the drug for bloating, constipation and colitis, formed by antibiotics.


«loperamide" children


dosages determined by the attending physician, depending on the age of
the little patient's weight and severity of the disease.It is important to avoid overdosage.


case of severe diarrhea for children under 5 years are designated reception "Loperamide" three times a day to 1 mg, kids from 5 to 8 years old - twice a day, 2 mg, from 8 to 12 years - three times a day for 2mg.The daily dose is calculated by the ratio of 6 mg per 20 kg child.Furthermore tablet form, capsules, and may be given drop release formulation.Drops "loperamide" give 30 drops 4 times per day.The daily intake of 120 drops.


At the use of the drug for diarrhea, children should be given plenty of water to ensure that did not happen dehydration.During treatment should follow a diet.If after taking the drug for two days, the general condition of the child has not improved, you should get tested for infections.They may be the cause of diarrhea and sickness.When the manifestation of infection treatment translates to antibiotics.


complete drug taking, if 12 hours is not the urge to loose stools.It is also necessary that the child went to the toilet for bowel movements 1-2 times a day.


Side effects "Loperamide»


Side effects of the drug observed in the misuse and receiving high-dose, as well as the self without the participation of a physician.This gives rise to bloating, headaches, vomiting, dizziness, skin rashes, and spasmodic colic pain in the stomach.


should be noted that there is an analog of the drug "loperamide Acre", it is available in tablet form and kapsulevidnom.Each tablet contains 2 mg of active substance, which is suitable for single administration little patient.