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Lomotil Strip Of 20 Tablets

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Lomotil Strip Of 20 Tablets Description

Lomotil Tablets are used to manage diarrhoea. It is composed of diphenoxylate and atropine. It is also used in the treatment of symptoms of stomach pain, loose stools, cramps, etc. Lomotil Tablet

is taken without food. The dosage you are prescribed will rely upon your condition and how you react to the medication. If you stop treatment too soon, your side effects might return, and your condition might decline. The most widely recognised side effects of Lomotil Tablet are sickness, obstruction, nausea, constipation, stomach pain, dryness in the mouth, obscured vision, migraine, flu-like symptoms, weakness, and difficulty in urination. The majority of these are transitory and usually resolve with time. Some of the lifestyle adjustments like having a fibre-rich eating regimen, staying away from food sources that trigger constipation or other symptoms, increasing liquid admission, and standard exercise can assist you with improving outcomes.


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ContainsDiphenoxylate(2.5 Mg) + Atropine(0.025 Mg)
Side effectsNausea, Indigestion, Constipation, Stomach pain, Dryness in mouth
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Uses of Lomotil Strip Of 20 Tablets

  • Lomotil Tablet is used in,
  • Treatment of diarrhoea

Contraindications of Lomotil Strip Of 20 Tablets

  • If you have a known allergy to Lomotil Tablet or its ingredients.
  • If you consume alcohol regularly.
  • If you are pregnant or breastfeeding.
  • If you have kidney disease (because of decreased metabolism).
  • If you have liver disease.
  • If you have a respiratory disease.
  • If you have cardiovascular instability.
  • If you have a history of substance abuse or dependence (Lomotil may predispose to habituation and
  • dependence).

Side effects of Lomotil Strip Of 20 Tablets

  • Nausea
  • Indigestion
  • Constipation
  • Stomach pain
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Obscured vision
  • Migraine
  • Flu-like symptoms
  • Weakness
  • Difficulty in urination

Precautions and Warnings of Lomotil Strip Of 20 Tablets



Can I take Lomotil Tablets during pregnancy?
No, Lomotil Tablet can be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Lomotil Tablet transfers through the placenta and shows an increased risk of congenital malformations and potential side effects on the foetus. Infants of mothers who took Lomotil for a longer time or during the late phase of pregnancy or at delivery have shown side effects. Consult your doctor before taking the medicine in pregnancy.

Breast Feeding

Can I take Lomotil Tablets while breastfeeding?
Lomotil Tablets are not safe to take while breastfeeding. This medicine can pass through the breastmilk in a significant amount, which can affect the baby. As limited information is available, in such cases, breastfed babies should be closely monitored.


Can I drive if I have taken Lomotil Tablets?
No, you should not drive while using Lomotil Tablets as it reduces alertness and causes dizziness, drowsiness, difficulty concentrating, and fatigue. So, avoid activities that require mental alertness and physical strength, such as driving.


Can I consume alcohol with the Lomotil Tablets?
No, do not consume alcohol with Lomotil Tablets. It intensifies effects like dizziness, drowsiness, difficulty in concentration, fatigue. It affects everyday activities

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You experience allergic reactions after taking Lomotil Tablets.
  • Your condition does not improve or becomes worse after taking Lomotil Tablets.
  • You are pregnant, breastfeeding, trying to conceive, or taking birth control pills.
  • You want to stop the medication.
  • Inform your doctor about your past and ongoing medical history. Some diseases/conditions can make you more susceptible to the side effects or intensify them.
  • Lomotil Tablets are not suitable for children. It should not be administered without medical consultation.

Mode of Action of Lomotil Strip Of 20 Tablets

How Does It Work?

Lomotil Tablet reduces the movement of the muscles in the intestine, which slows down the moment of stool from the gut.

Directions for Use of Lomotil Strip Of 20 Tablets

  • You should take Lomotil Tablets in the same dose and duration directed by the doctor.
  • Lomotil Tablets should be swallowed as a whole with water.
  • It should not be chewed or crushed. Do not break the tablet.
  • You can take Lomotil Tablets without food.
  • For optimal pharmacological effects, you should take it at a fixed time daily. Avoid missing a dose.
  • Even after the resolution of the symptoms, do not skip any dose.
  • Sudden discontinuation of this medicine can result in treatment failure or the development of withdrawal symptoms, which can lead to serious health issues.

Interactions of Lomotil Strip Of 20 Tablets

Interactions with other medicines

  • Inform your doctor about any remaining prescriptions you are taking, as some might influence or be impacted by this medication.
  • Seek medical advice before taking Lomotil Tablets with opioids. Opioids have additive effects and lead to respiratory depression, sedation, coma, and death.
  • If you are taking Lomotil Tablets with painkillers, anti-allergic, sedatives, you may observe serious increased CNS depression effects.

Interactions with food items

  • No information regarding the interaction of food with Lomotil Tablets is available.

Storage and disposal of Lomotil Strip Of 20 Tablets

Store Lomotil Tablets below 30℃, away from direct heat and light, in a cool place. Do not freeze Lomotil Tablets, and keep them away from pets and children. Dispose of unused and/or expired medicines ...
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Dosage of Lomotil Strip Of 20 Tablets


An overdose of Lomotil Tablets will lead to toxicity in the body. It can lead to severe side effects like rashes, confusion, difficulty in urination, severe drowsiness, severe dryness of mouth, shortn...
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Missed a Dose

If you have missed a dose of Lomotil Tablet, take it as soon as you recall. If it is almost time for the next dose, take the scheduled dose. Skip the missed dose. Do not try compensating for the misse...
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Content Details


DR. Pallavi Kaushik

BDS & Masters in Clinical Research


Dr. Varsha Parihar

MBBS, MD (Community Medicine)

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)


Q: Can Lomotil Tablets cause addiction?

A: Yes, Lomotil Tablet causes addiction when abused or misused.

Q: Can Lomotil Tablet cause dental problems?

A: Yes, Lomotil Tablet can cause dental problems as it causes dry mouth due to a decrease in saliva production, which can lead to caries (cavity formation).

Q: Can Lomotil Tablet lead to constipation?

A: Yes, it can lead to constipation. Consult with your doctor in case of an emergency.
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