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  ELDOPER
 Manufacturer Brown & Burk Pharmaceuticals Ltd.
 Generic Loperamide
 Package/s Capsule 2 mg, (Rs. 15.00)
 About Loperamide A synthetic piperidine derivative, Opioid, Antidiarrhoeal, Analgesic. More details.....
 Dosage Adult (Oral): Initial dose: 4 mg followed by 2 mg after each loose motion. Maintenance dose: 6 - 8 mg daily Maximum dose: 16 mg / day Children: 2 -....More details.....
 Pregnancy Contraindicated
 Breast Feeding Contraindicated
 Old Age Use with caution
 Children Below 2 years: contraindicated NEONATES: contraindicated
 Mechanism Of Action Loperamide is a mu receptor agonist. It inhibits the release of Acetylcholine on myenteric plexus in the gastrointestinal tract. This results in slowi....More details.....
 PharmacoKinetics Absorption: Loperamide is poorly absorbed after oral administration Distribution: It is widely distributed mainly in protein bound form Metabolism: ....More details.....
 OnsetOfAction 1 - 2 hours.....More details.....
 DurationOfAction 1 day....More details.....
 AdverseEffect 1.Dry mouth 2.Abdominal pain 3.Nausea 4.Vomiting 5.Gastric discomfort 6.Drowsiness 7.Dizziness 8.Tiredness 9.Constipation 10.Allergic reactio....More details.....
 SpecialPrecautions 1.Hepatic impairment 2.Acute ulcerative colitis 3.Crohn`s disease 4.Intestinal stasis 5.Pyloric obstruction 6.Urinary bladder neck obstruction 7....More details.....
 Indications 1.Diarrhoea....More details.....
 Storage Store the drug at 15 - 30 degree C in a tightly closed container. Protect from heat and light.....More details.....
 MissedDosage Do not apply if it is taken as to control diarrhoea. If it is taken as a regular schedule then take the missed dose as soon as noticed and if it is the time for next dose then skip the missed dose. Continue the regular schedule. Do not double the dose. ....More details.....
 Overdose Give supportive measures and symptomatic treatment. Drug can be removed from the body by gastric lavage. Absorption of the drug can be reduced by administration of activated charcoal. Respiratory depression can be treated with Naloxone. ....More details.....
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