IMODIUM acute hard capsules 6 pc

Johnson & Johnson GmbH (OTC)

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IMODIUM ® acute hard capsules, 12 pieces

Active ingredient: loperamide hydrochloride .
Field of application: Symptomatic treatment of acute diarrhea for adults and adolescents from 12 years of age, if no causal therapy is available. Treatment lasting longer than 2 days is only possible with a doctor's prescription and monitoring of the progress.
Warning: hard capsule contains lactose; Orodispersible tablet contains aspartame, benzyl alcohol and levomenthol

For information on risks and side effects, read the package insert and ask your doctor or pharmacist.

Johnson & Johnson GmbH, 41470 Neuss.

• Fast relief from acute diarrhea
• Good tolerance
• Proven formula for over 40 years

IMODIUM akut is the number 1 * among diarrhea medication for the treatment of acute diarrhea. The active ingredient loperamide is contained in all products in the range. Loperamide is a well-researched active ingredient in diarrhea therapy. For more than 40 years now, IMODIUM akut has proven itself with its diarrhea medication through a fast and reliable relief of acute diarrhea. * Insight Health: Best-selling, 06.2020 IMODIUM akut hard capsules

HELP WITH ACUTE DIAPHRAGM: Usually acute diarrhea is inconvenient. The IMODIUM akut hard capsules with the active ingredient loperamide offer quick and well-tolerated help in acute diarrhea.

RELIABLE FORMULA:Loperamide has proven to be a reliable and well-tolerated diarrhea remedy for acute diarrhea in diarrhea therapy. And that has been the case for more than 40 years.

AT HOME AND ON THE GO: The IMODIUM akut hard capsules are also suitable for the medicine cabinet or as diarrhea medication for the first-aid kit.

The causes of acute diarrhea can be many. Most commonly, acute diarrhea is caused by diet, stress, and gastrointestinal flu. Traveller's diarrhea is one of the most common illnesses on vacation or when traveling.

Nutrition:Diarrhea can be caused by diet. In particular, food allergies, food intolerances or a sensitive digestive system can trigger acute diarrhea. Furthermore, the type of food, such as food that is too fatty, too late, too spicy or too fast, can lead to digestive problems.

Stress: Stress - be it in professional or private everyday life - can have a negative effect on the rhythm of the digestive system. It is not uncommon for stressful exceptional situations to lead to acute diarrhea.

Gastrointestinal flu: The symptoms of gastrointestinal flu, which are often caused by viruses, often include acute diarrhea.

Traveller's diarrhea:Depending on the local hygiene and water standards in the travel destination, there is an increased risk of developing traveler's diarrhea. It is therefore important to be well prepared. Imodium acute hard capsules are also suitable for the first-aid kit.

Menstruation: Up to 30% of all women experience acute diarrhea during their period. The connection between intestinal complaints and the period could not yet be fully explained. However, there is a presumption that hormonal changes trigger the diarrhea.

What happens to our digestive system in the event of acute diarrhea?
Diarrhea leads to changes in the functional state of the intestine. The food in the intestine is transported faster through increased intestinal movement. This makes it harder for our body to absorb fluids and nutrients. In addition, increased quantities of fluids and electrolytes are released in the intestine (secretion). This consequently leads to stool that is too frequent and too fluid.

The use of IMODIUM akut primarily reduces the increased bowel movement associated with diarrhea. The food in the intestine is transported more slowly. This leaves the body more time to absorb electrolytes and water. At the same time, the immune system can start fighting the pathogens that can trigger acute diarrhea, among other things.

IMODIUM acute Main ingredients:
Active ingredients:
• 2 mg loperamide hydrochloride

Other ingredients:
• Lactose monohydrate
• Corn starch
• Talc
• Magnesium stearate (Ph. Eur.)
• Gelatine
• Colorants of the capsule shell (titanium dioxide, indigo carmine, iron (III) hydroxide oxide, iron (II, III.) ) oxide, erythrosine).

IMODIUM acute Recommendation for use:
Always take this medicine exactly as described in this leaflet or as your doctor or pharmacist has agreed with you. Check with your doctor or pharmacist if you are not sure.

The recommended dose is:
Adult dosage:
First dose: 2 capsules
Then: 1 capsule after each loose stool
Do not take more than 6 capsules within 24 hours.

IMODIUM acute Dosage for adolescents from 12 years of age:
initial dose 1 capsule and maximum daily dose 4 capsules.

Duration of treatment:
Do not use the medicine for more than 2 days without medical advice.

IMODIUM ® akut hard capsules are available in packs of 6 or 12 hard capsules.

Light conditions during storage
protected from light

Place of storage
dry or similar.