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Lopamax 2mg Tablet

By DR REDDY'S LABORATORIES LTD
10 Tablet(s) in Strip
11.81*
MRP 13.89
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Lopamax 2 MG Description

Lopamax 2mg tablet is used to treat acute nonspecific diarrhoea in patients two years of age and older. The medication works on intestinal contraction and decreases stool passing frequency. Do not ta

ke more than the prescribed dose. If you observe any severe side effects, contact your doctor immediately or rush to the nearest hospital. Store the medication in a cool and dry place away from direct sunlight and moisture. Before starting the treatment, give a detailed account of your medical history and current medications.

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Product Summary

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ContainsLoperamide(2.0 Mg)
Usesdiarrhoea
Side effectsconstipation, nausea, vomiting, headache, dizziness
TherapyANTI-DIARRHOEAL
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uses

Uses of Lopamax 2 MG

  • Diarrhoea
contraindications

Contraindications of Lopamax 2 MG

  • Allergy to loperamide or any other excipients
  • Children below two years of age
  • Ulcerative colitis
  • Intestinal bacterial infection
  • Abdominal pain in the absence of diarrhoea
sideEffects

Side effects of Lopamax 2 MG

  • Constipation
  • Nausea
  • Vomiting
  • Headache
  • Dryness in mouth
  • Dizziness
precautionsAndWarnings

Precautions and Warnings of Lopamax 2 MG

pregnancy

Pregnancy

Q:
Can the Lopamax 2mg tablet be taken during pregnancy?
A:
Few animal studies have shown foetal toxicity; hence it is not advisable to use this medication during pregnancy. Your doctor will assess the risk-benefit ratio before prescribing this medication.
breastfeeding

Breast Feeding

Q:
Can we take a Lopamax 2mg tablet during breastfeeding?
A:
This medication can pass to breast milk. Hence it should not be used during the breastfeeding stage.
driving

Driving

Q:
Can I drive if I have taken a Lopamax 2mg tablet?
A:
The medication can cause dizziness. Hence it is not advisable to drive.
alcohol

Alcohol

Q:
Can I consume alcohol after taking the Lopamax 2mg tablet?
A:
Taking this medication with alcohol can result in extreme drowsiness; hence alcohol is contraindicated while using this medication.
otherGeneralWarnings

Other General Warnings

Talk to your doctor if
  • You are suffering from ulcerative colitis
  • Your children below 2 years of age
  • You have constant abdominal pain without diarrhoea
  • You are allergic to the active ingredient of the medication or its excipients
  • You are suffering from coronary heart disease
  • You have liver or kidney dysfunction
  • You have a history of lactic acidosis
  • You are taking other prescription, non-prescription medication, vitamins or minerals
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Mode of Action of Lopamax 2 MG

How Does It Work?

opamax tablet contains loperamide which acts on intestinal motility. The drug binds to the opiate receptors and reduces the propulsive peristalsis. It also increases the tone of the sphincter, which r...
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directionsForUse

Directions for Use of Lopamax 2 MG

  • Take this medication in the dose and for the duration as advised by your doctor
  • Do not chew, crush or break the tablet in half
  • Swallow it as a whole with a glass of water
  • Take it with or without food as advised by your doctor
interactions

Interactions of Lopamax 2 MG

Interactions with other medicines

  • This medication with itraconazole, quinidine, or gemfibrozil can increase the toxicity levels of loperamide in the body and cause cardiac complications
  • Concomitant use of this medication with inhibitors of CYP3A4 or P-glycoprotein can increase exposure to loperamide
storageAndDisposal

Storage and disposal of Lopamax 2 MG

  • Store in a cool and dry place at temperature below 25°C
  • Keep away from children and pets
  • Protect the medication from light and moisture
  • Do not flush the expired or unused tablets or throw them in household waste
  • Talk to your pharmacist about safe ways of discarding the medication
dosage

Dosage of Lopamax 2 MG

Overdose

Overdosing can result in toxic effects like coordination disorder, urinary retention, hypotension, and drowsiness. In case of overdosing, report to your doctor immediately.

Missed a Dose

If the dose is missed, the medication should be taken as soon as possible. Make sure you have the proper time interval between two doses. If the time interval is near the second dose, skip the previou...
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Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

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Q: Can we take Lopamax 2mg tablet if I suffer from bowel disease?

A: There are a few examples of using Lopamax 2mg tablet for bowel disease. However, it is best to consult your doctor for the appropriate treatment.

Q: Can Lopamax 2mg tablet have withdrawal symptoms?

A: Lopamax 2mg tablet can cause cross-tolerance to opioids and physical dependence; consult your doctor for dosage adjustment.

Q: Can we use Lopamax 2mg tablet with antacids?

A: Antacids such as cimetidine can increase the loperamide levels in the body hence do not take this medication with any other drugs.
Product Details
Brand
LOPAMAX
Country of Origin
India
Expires on or After
09/05/2023
Last Updated on: 26 May 2022 | 10:55 AM (IST)
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