- Available without a prescription drug - Stoperan with the active ingredient - loperamide works quickly, sometimes marked improvement occurs after the first dose, after about an hour. It relieves symptoms of diarrhea and minimize its consequences.
1 capsule contains: active substance: loperamide hydrochloride - 2mg and ingredients: lactose monohydrate, maize starch, talc, magnesium stearate. Ingredients gelatin capsule: gelatin, erythrosine (E127), quinoline yellow (E104).
Stoperan a drug helpful in both the first and severe symptoms of diarrhea. Loperamide hydrochloride interacts with receptors present on the surface of the intestinal mucosa, calms their peristalsis, thereby reducing the need for a bowel movement. Assisted by the absorption of water from the colon, which is important for the improvement of stool consistency. It prevents dehydration of the body, particularly dangerous for children and prevents the effects of diarrhea, or weakness of the body. Stoperan is gentle on the stomach, does not damage the natural bacterial flora of the gut and does not irritate the lining of the digestive tract. It is a universal means of antidiarrheal (acute diarrhea, chronic diarrhea), recommended from the age of 6, also for the elderly. It is very important that Stoperan has no effect on the absorption and effectiveness of other drugs, because it can use a person taking medication (eg. Hypertension, diabetes or women taking contraceptives).
Therapeutic preparation Stoperan intended for use in the first as well as severe diarrhea symptoms. Recommended in diarrhea associated with food allergies, lactose intolerance and gluten, diarrhea stress, diarrhea caused by irritable bowel syndrome (IBS), diarrhea accompanying diabetes, so-called. stomach flu viral origin. The drug for adults and children over 6 years of age.
Not recommended to use drugs containing loperamide in children under 6 years życia.Jeśli the treatment of acute diarrhea in 48 hours does not improve, you should contact your doctor.
Do not use in case of hypersensitivity to the active substance - loperamide or other ingredients; in states where it is undesirable slowing peristalsis because of the possible risk of severe complications including intestinal obstruction, colon vast and toxic megacolon, treatment should be immediately discontinued in case of constipation, abdominal bloating or intestinal obstruction; intestinal obstruction, acute ulcerative colitis, acute hemorrhagic shot colitis, pseudomembranous colitis, especially associated with the administration of antibiotics, broad spectrum; of bacterial enterocolitis caused by pathogenic bacteria of the genus Salmonella, Shigella, Campylobacter; acute dysentery with blood in the stool and extending from elevated body temperature. Not recommended to use drugs containing loperamide in children under 6 years of age. Due to the presence of lactose monohydrate drug should not be administered to patients with rare hereditary problems of galactose intolerance, Lapp lactase deficiency (Lapp) or malabsorption of glucose-galactose.
How to use:
Oral use. Adults and children over 12 years: in the case of acute diarrhea - 2 capsules initial dose, then after each loose bowel movement.Do not exceed 8 capsules per day; in the case of chronic diarrhea initially take 1 capsule 2 times a day, if necessary dose can be increased to 4-6 capsules daily. For children the dose should be adjusted to body weight (3 capsules per 20 kg body weight). Children 9-12. years: in the case of acute diarrhea: each loose bowel movement accept the capsule 1, but not more than 3 capsules per day; in the case of chronic diarrhea: each loose bowel movement accept the capsule 1, but not more than 3 capsules daily. Children 6-8. years: after each loose bowel movement take 1 capsule, but no more than 3 capsules per day; in the case of chronic diarrhea: each loose bowel movement accept the capsule 1, but not more than 2 capsules a day. No need to change the dose in patients with impaired renal function and in the elderly.Diarrhea may resolve after the first dose. Capsules are swallowed whole, in case of problems, you can pour the contents into a small amount of water and drink.