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Brand name: Negastro TM

Active ingredients: loperamide

What it is used for

Control and symptomatic treatment of acute non-specific diarrhoea and chronic diarrhoea. Antidiarrhoeal tablets.

How to take it

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

  • The way to take this medicine: Oral
  • Store below 25 degrees Celsius
  • Shelf lifetime is 2 Years.

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

Visual appearance

Light green capsule shaped, biconvex uncoated tablets, plain one side and breakline on other.

Food interactions

For the active ingredient loperamide

  • Take without regard to meals. Increase liquid intake.

Do I need a prescription?

This medicine is available from a pharmacy without prescription.It is Schedule 2 : Pharmacy Medicine.

Pregnant or planning a pregnancy?

For the active ingredient loperamide

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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