Imodium Instant Melts contain the active ingredient Loperamide Hydrochloride which helps to reduce diarrhoea by slowing down an overactive bowel, this helps the body to absorb water and salts that are usually lost when diarrhoea occurs.
Imodium Instant Melts contain the active ingredient Loperamide Hydrochloride which helps to reduce diarrhoea by slowing down an overactive bowel, this helps the body to absorb water and salts that are usually lost when diarrhoea occurs. Imodium Instant Melts tablets are used to treat two kinds of diarrhoea. The two types have different age limits these being: short term diarrhoea: for adults and children aged 12 and over, treats attacks that last up to 48 hours and Irritable Bowel Syndrome diarrhoea more commonly known as IBS: for adults and young people aged 18 and over who have been diagnosed with IBS and treats attacks up to 48 hours.
Short-Term diarrhoea: Adults and children over 12 years; take 2 tablets to start treatment. Take 1 tablet after each loose bowel movement, up to a maximum of 6 tablets per day. If your diarrhoea lasts more than 48 hours, consult your doctor. Not recommended for children under 12 years. IBS diarrhoea, previously diagnosed by a doctor: Adults aged 18 years and over; take 2 tablets to start treatment. Take 1 tablet after each loose bowel movement, or as previously advised by a doctor, up to a maximum of 6 tablets per day. You can use this medicine for up to 2 weeks for repeated attacks, but do not take for any one attack lasting longer than 48 hours. If your symptoms change, worsen or re not improved after 2 weeks, consult your doctor.
Do not take this medication: If you have ever had a bad reaction to any of the ingredients. If it is for a child under 12 (or under 18 for an IBS patient). If you have severe diarrhoea after taking antibiotics. If you are having a flare-up of an inflammatory bowel condition like ulcerative colitis. If you are constipated, or your stomach appears swollen (especially in children with severe dehydration). If you have acute dysentery, the symptoms of which may include blood in your stools and in high temperature. If any of these applies to you, talk to a doctor or pharmacist and do not take Immodium. Talk to a doctor or pharmacist if you are pregnant or planning on having a pregnancy or are breastfeeding.
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