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LOPEDIUM Acute for acute diarrhea, hard capsules, loperamide hydrochloride 10 pc

Hexal AG

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Lopedium ® acute for acute diarrhea, 2 mg hard capsules

Active ingredient: Loperamide hydrochloride.

Areas of application:
For the symptomatic treatment of acute diarrhea in adolescents from 12 years of age and adults, if no causal therapy is available. Treatment with loperamide for more than 2 days may only be carried out under medical prescription and monitoring of the course.

Lopedium acute / -T acute for acute diarrhea: Contains lactose.

For information on risks and side effects, read the package insert and ask your doctor or pharmacist!
Mat.-No .: 2/51011043 Status: May 2017 Hexal AG, 83607 Holzkirchen,

Lopedium Express(loperamide hydrochloride). Symptomatic treatment of non-specific forms of acute diarrhea.

Lopedium Express 2 mg hard capsules

Loperamide hydrochloride

For adults and children from 12 years of age
• Calms the intestines for many hours
• Very well tolerated
• Ideal when traveling




Quick help with acute diarrhea

Thanks to the effective ingredient loperamide, Lopedium acts quickly in acute diarrhea in diarrheal diseases. The product, which has been tried and tested for years, is very well tolerated and an indispensable part of every first-aid kit. Available in 3 practical dosage forms - as tablets, hard capsules and effervescent tablets.



Acts against the dysfunction of the intestine in diarrhea

A wide variety of bacteria live in a healthy intestine and together form a healthy intestinal flora. If pathogens get into the intestine, they try to settle in the mucous membrane and cause inflammation. To get rid of the germs, the intestinal wall releases water, electrolytes and mucus into the intestines. The intestinal contents are liquefied and excreted as diarrhea. Lopedium acute for acute diarrhea reduces the increased bowel movement. This gives the body more time to absorb water and electrolytes. The chair can solidify again. At the same time, the pathogens can be fought by the immune system.

FIELD OF USE:
Used to treat the symptoms of acute diarrhea when treatment for the cause of the disease is not available. Treatment with loperamide for more than 2 days may only be carried out if prescribed by a doctor. FIT FIT AND HEALTHY Diarrhea is not an uncommon problem. Every third adult in Germany suffers from acute diarrhea at least once a year. Lopedium acute for acute diarrhea is very well tolerated and ensures a quick recovery. SAFE ON THE ROAD Unfamiliar food and stress, such as on strenuous business trips and long flights, can cause diarrhea. Lopedium® acute for acute diarrhea acts quickly and reliably calms the intestines for many hours. ON HOLIDAY


Travelers' diarrhea caused by bacteria is one of the most common holiday illnesses. In order to enjoy every minute of the most beautiful days of the year, Lopedium should be in every first-aid kit for acute diarrhea.

SAY RECOMMENDED DOSAGE OF LOPEDIUM ACUTE IN ACUTE DIAPHRAGM HARD CAPSULES:

AGE FIRST DOSE REPEAT DOSE MAXIMUM DAILY DOSE
Youth from 12 years 1 hard capsule (= 2 mg
loperamide hydrochloride)
1 hard capsule (= 2 mg
loperamide hydrochloride)
4 hard capsules (= 8 mg
loperamide hydrochloride)
Adults 2 hard capsules (= 4 mg
loperamide hydrochloride)
1 hard capsule (= 2 mg
loperamide hydrochloride)
6 hard capsules (= 12 mg
loperamide hydrochloride)



At the beginning of the treatment of acute diarrhea, the first dose is taken. Thereafter, the repeat dose should be taken after each unformed stool. The recommended maximum daily dose must not be exceeded.

Lopedium * acute for acute diarrhea is not suitable for children under 12 years of age due to the high content of active ingredients. For this purpose, other dosage forms are available according to a doctor's prescription.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS & ANSWERS:

What do you have to consider before taking Lopedium acute in case of acute diarrhea?
Lopedium acute for acute diarrhea must not be taken:
• if you are allergic to loperamide hydrochloride or any of the other ingredients of this medicine.
• by children under 12 years of age (children between 2-12 years of age may only be treated with loperamide if prescribed by a doctor).
• if you suffer from conditions in which a slowing down of the bowel movement should be avoided, e.g. bloated abdomen, bowel obstruction.
• if you have diarrhea with a fever and / or bloody stool.
• if you have diarrhea that occurs during or after taking antibiotics.
• if you suffer from chronic diarrheal diseases (these may only be treated with loperamide hydrochloride if prescribed by a doctor).
• if you have an acute flare-up of ulcerative colitis (inflammation of the colon).

Please talk to your doctor or pharmacist before taking Lopedium acute for acute diarrhea:

  • if you have AIDS and you are taking Lopedium to treat acute diarrhea.
  • if you have liver disease.
  • if you have an intolerance to certain sugars such as lactose.

Make sure that there is sufficient replacement of liquids and salts (electrolytes). This is the most important treatment for diarrhea, as it can lead to a large loss of fluid and salt. This is especially true for children.

Lopedium acute in acute diarrhea leads to the termination of the diarrhea, whereby the cause is not eliminated. If possible, the cause should also be treated. Therefore speak to your doctor.

Tell your doctor or pharmacist if you are taking any other medicines. In particular, talk to your doctor if you are taking one or more of the following substances regularly or occasionally:

• Ritonavir (used to treat HIV infection)
• Itraconazole, ketoconazole (used to treat a fungal infection)
• Quinidine (used to treat cardiac arrhythmias)
• Gemfibrozil (used to treat high blood lipids)
• Desmopressin (used to treat increased urination)

Lopedium can also be taken during pregnancy for acute diarrhea become?

Lopedium acute for acute diarrhea should not be taken during pregnancy or while breastfeeding.

How long can Lopedium be taken for acute diarrhea?
Lopedium acute for acute diarrhea should not be taken for more than 2 days without medical advice. If the diarrhea persists after 2 days of treatment with Lopedium acute in acute diarrhea, Lopedium acute in acute diarrhea must be discontinued and a doctor must be consulted. Treatment lasting longer than 2 days may only be carried out under medical prescription and monitoring of the course.