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Brand name: Diarrhoea plus Gas Relief (Pharmacy Action) TM

Active ingredients: loperamide + simethicone

What it is used for

Treatment of acute diarrhoea with associated gas-related abdominal discomfort.

How to take it

The way to take this medicine is: Oral. This medicine is taken by mouth.

  • Store below 25 degrees Celsius
  • Shelf lifetime is 36 Months.

You should seek medical advice in relation to medicines and use only as directed by a healthcare professional.

Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.

Visual appearance

15.9 mm diameter round bevel edged, white to off white, slightly mottled, uncoated, chewable tablet

Do I need a prescription?

The packs below are available from a pharmacy without prescription. It is Schedule 2 : Pharmacy Medicine.

  • 12 pack

We are unable to tell you if you need a prescription for these medicines. You can ask your pharmacist. This medicine is Not Scheduled.

  • 6 pack

Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?

For the active ingredient loperamide + simethicone

You should seek advice from your doctor or pharmacist about taking this medicine. They can help you balance the risks and the benefits of this medicine during pregnancy.

Reporting side effects

You can help ensure medicines are safe by reporting the side effects you experience.

You can report side effects to your doctor, or directly at www.tga.gov.au/reporting-problems

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