Eldoper 2mg Capsule
Eldoper 2mg Capsule

Eldoper 2mg Capsule

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Loperamide(2.0 Mg)
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Medical Description

Eldoper capsule is an anti-diarrhoeal medicine. Eldoper 2mg is used for the treatment of acute diarrhoea (loose motions) either due to food poisoning or viral infections. Eldoper capsule contains lope...
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Uses of Eldoper 2 MG

Eldoper capsule is used in the treatment of acute diarrhoea due to food poisoning or viral infections.

Contraindications of Eldoper 2 MG

  • If you are allergic to loperamide or any other ingredient of Eldoper capsule.
  • If you already suffer from constipation or develop it during treatment with the medicine.
  • If there is unexplained swelling of the stomach.
  • If you suffer from diarrhoea with blood in stools or have a high fever.
  • If you are a known case of or appear to have symptoms of ulcerative colitis (like stomach pain or cramps, weight loss, fatigue), which is a chronic disease of the gut.
  • If you suffer from diarrhoea due to infection caused by bacteria like salmonella, shigella, campylobacter or due to the use of antibiotics such as amoxicillin, ampicillin.

Side effects of Eldoper 2 MG

  • Headache
  • Dizziness
  • Nausea
  • Flatulence
  • Constipation

Precautions and Warnings of Eldoper 2 MG



Can I take Eldoper capsule during pregnancy?
There is limited information about the effects of Eldoper capsule in human pregnancy. Thus, it is advisable not to take this medicine during pregnancy, especially during the first 3-months, unless advised by your doctor. You should consult your doctor if you are pregnant, think you may be pregnant or are planning to have a child before starting this medicine.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Eldoper capsule while breastfeeding?
A component of Eldoper capsule passes into the human breastmilk and can alter the normal digestion of the baby. Thus, this medicine is not recommended during breastfeeding. Consult your doctor before using this medicine during breastfeeding.


Can I drive if I have consumed Eldoper capsule?
Eldoper capsule is used for diarrhoea, which itself can cause weakness and dizziness. You may experience unconsciousness or reduced levels of consciousness, tiredness, dizziness or drowsiness when diarrhoea is treated with this medicine. Therefore, it is advisable to use caution when driving a car or avoid driving if you do not feel well or are unable to be alert.


Can I consume alcohol with Eldoper capsule?
There are no known interactions of Eldoper capsule with alcohol. However, it is advisable not to consume alcohol as this itself can lead to abdominal discomfort.

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are suffering from diarrhoea for many days, do not keep taking Eldoper capsule endlessly. Instead, get yourself checked as long-term diarrhoea may be a symptom of some serious underlying disease.
  • You have AIDS and experience bloating, constipation after taking this medicine.
  • You are suffering from liver disease.
  • You have heart disease or any heart condition.
  • Eldoper capsules should be used cautiously in children and patients on a low-sodium diet.
  • Eldoper capsule should be discontinued if you experience constipation, stomach distension or stomach pain after taking this medicine.
  • Eldoper capsules should not be used in children below 9 years of age.

Mode of Action of Eldoper 2 MG

How Does It Work?

Eldoper capsule acts on the internal intestinal lining (layer) and reduces the intestinal movement. Due to this, the movement of food along the intestine is slowed down. This makes way for more water ...
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Directions for Use of Eldoper 2 MG

  • Take Eldoper capsule as a whole with a sufficient amount of water.
  • You should take this medicine as directed by your doctor.
  • You should not consume it more than that prescribed by your doctor.

Interactions of Eldoper 2 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • Some medicines can affect the way Eldoper capsule works or Eldoper capsule can itself can reduce the effectiveness of other medicines taken at the same time.
  • Tell your doctor about all the medicines, supplements or herbals you are currently taking or might take to avoid any possible interaction.
  • Especially, if you are taking medicines to treat high blood pressure, heart failure, high/abnormal cholesterol levels, blood thinners, anti-infectives, anti-diabetics, anti-asthmatics, pain killers, i...
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Interactions with food items

It is advisable to avoid excessive spices, oils and sugars in the food consumed until your condition is better.

Storage and disposal of Eldoper 2 MG

  • Store Eldoper capsule at room temperature. Protect it from light and moisture.
  • Keep it out of the reach and sight of children and pets.
  • You should not flush this medicine in the toilet or pour them into the drain. You need to properly discard this medicine when it is expired or no longer needed.

Dosage of Eldoper 2 MG


Symptoms of overdose are palpitations, difficulty breathing, choking or vomiting while not being fully conscious, coordination abnormality, sleepiness, constipation. If you experience any of the sympt...
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Missed a Dose

Missing a dose of this medicine may reduce the effectiveness of the treatment. If you missed any dose of medicine, then take it as soon as you remember. Do not take a double dose of medicine to compen...
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Content Details


Dr. Mansi Savla

B. Pharm, PharmD


Dr. Ritu Budania

MBBS, MD (Pharmacology)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Is Eldoper capsule an antibiotic?

A: No, Eldoper capsule is not an antibiotic. It is an anti-diarrhoea medicine. It is used to control diarrhoea, which has too much fluid in stools or diarrhoea, which takes time to respond. However, it should never be used without consulting a registered medical practitioner.

Q: How much time does it take for Eldoper capsule to work?

A: It takes about one hour for the first dose of Eldoper capsule to act on the inner lining of the intestine. However, even though many patients respond to one dose, you may have to take more doses to feel some relief. The response varies from individual to individual due to varied physiology.

Q: For how long does the effect of a single dose of Eldoper capsule tablet last?

A: A single dose of Eldoper capsule is effective for about 8–12 hours.

Q: For how long should I take Eldoper capsule?

A: Eldoper capsule should be taken only for the duration, as prescribed by a registered medical practitioner. It should not be used for more than 5-days. If there is no relief even after 5-days it is advisable to consult your treating physician, who will attempt to find other causes of your diarrhoea using specific tests.

Q: Can I take Eldoper capsule with pain killers?

A: Yes, Eldoper capsule can be taken with pain killers. However, it is advisable to take an antacid along with pain killers to avoid abdominal discomfort caused by pain killers.

Q: Can probiotics be taken along with this medicine?

A: Probiotics contain microorganisms that are naturally present in our gut. An episode of diarrhoea leads to the destruction of the natural microbial flora by the invading organism or by antibiotics that destroy them. Probiotics help to restore this damaged microbial flora and help in quick healing. Probiotics can be taken along Eldoper capsule in specific types of diarrhoea only. It is advisable to consult your treating physician before starting probiotics along with Eldoper capsule.

Q: What is Diarrhoea? What causes it?

A: Diarrhoea is a change in consistency and increases in the frequency of stools as compared to normal days. It is an indication of some underlying disease generally. It needs urgent management as there is a loss of excess fluids and salts with each episode of loose stools. It is generally caused as a result of microorganisms that act on the inner lining of the intestines and produce substances that affect the movement and reduce the absorption of water and salts from the intestine. Sometimes it may also happen due to a defective immune system where the body acts against its organs or due to excessive use of antimicrobial agents, which may even kill the good bacteria present in the gut.

Q: What time should I take Eldoper capsule?

A: Take Eldoper capsule with or without food in the dose and duration as advised by the doctor. Keep taking this medicine for as long as your doctor recommends.

Q: Can I take Eldoper capsule for stomach ache?

A: No, it is not meant for stomach ache use. Please consult a doctor before taking any medicine for stomach ache.

Q: Is Eldoper for loose motion?

A: Yes, Eldoper 2mg capsule is used to treat loose motion. Loperamide in Eldoper is an anti-diarrheal medicine effective against acute diarrhoea.


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ContainsLoperamide(2.0 Mg)
Side effectsHeadache, dizziness, constipation, nausea, flatulence
Last Updated on: 21 Dec 2021 | 03:30 PM (IST)
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