Lopedium 2 mg (Loperamide hydrochloride)10 hard capsules /SANDOZ/

$8.89

What Lopedium is and what it is used for
Lopedium is used for the symptomatic treatment of a disorder (diarrhea) when it is not possible to treat the cause of diarrhea directly.
Long-term use of Lopedium requires medical attention.

Adults

Acute diarrhea
The recommended starting dose is 2 capsules (corresponding to 4 mg of loperamide hydrochloride), followed by 1 capsule (2 mg) after each subsequent sparse consistency.

Chronic diarrhea
The recommended starting dose is 2 capsules (4 mg); the starting dose is adjusted to reach 1-2 firm effusions per day. This is usually achieved with a maintenance dose of 1-6 capsules (2 mg – 12 mg) of loperamide hydrochloride daily.

The maximum dose for acute and chronic diarrhea is 8 capsules (corresponding to 16 mg of loperamide hydrochloride) per day and should not be exceeded.

Children and adolescents aged 6 to 17 years

Acute diarrhea
The recommended starting dose is 1 capsule (corresponding to 2 mg of loperamide hydrochloride), followed by 1 capsule (2 mg) after each subsequent sparse consistency.

Chronic diarrhea
The recommended starting dose is 1 capsule (2 mg); the starting dose is adjusted to reach 1-2 firm effusions per day. This is usually achieved with a maintenance dose of 1-6 capsules (2 mg -12 mg) of loperamide hydrochloride daily.

The maximum daily dose for acute and chronic diarrhea is 3 capsules (corresponding to 6 mg of loperamide hydrochloride) per 20 kg body weight and should not be exceeded.
The total daily dose should not exceed a maximum of 8 capsules (corresponding to 16 mg loperamide hydrochloride).

Marketing Authorization Holder
Hexal AG
Industriestrasse 25, D-83607 Holzkirchen, Germany

Manufacturers
Salutas Pharma GmbH
Otto-von-Guericke-Allee 1, D-39179 Barleben, Germany Lek S.A.
50 C Domanieska Str., 02-672 Warsaw, Poland

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