Active ingredients: loperamide
What it is used for
For the control and symptomatic treatment of acute non-specific diarrhoea and of chronic diarrhoea. Also indicated for reducing the volume of discharge in patients with ileostomies, colostomies and other intestinal resections.
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
- Lifetime is 3 Years.
Always read the label. If symptoms persist see your healthcare professional.
White to off-white circular tablet.
Do I need a prescription?
These medicine packs are available from a pharmacy without prescription. They are Schedule 2: Pharmacy Medicine.
- 10 and 20 pack
- 12 pack
We are unable to tell you if you need a prescription for these medicines. You can ask your pharmacist. These medicines are Not Scheduled.
- 2 pack
- 4 pack
- 6 pack
- 8 pack
Is this medicine subsidised?
This medicine may be subsidised which may make it cheaper. To learn more about this subsidy, visit the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme (PBS) website.
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.