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Imodium a-d ez chews

Generic name: loperamide [loeper-amide]
Brand names: imodium, imodium ez chews, and imodium new formula diamode
Drug class: antidiarrheals

What are Imodium a-d ez chews?

Imodium ez chews treat diarrhea.imodium (a-d) the ez chews can also be used to reduce the amount of stool in patients with an ileostomy.imodium ez chews can be used in other ways not mentioned in this medication guide.

Side effects of Imodium a-d ez chews

If you experience symptoms of an allergic reaction, such as hives, difficulty breathing, swelling on your face or in your throat, or a severe reaction to your skin (fever or sore throat, pain in the eyes, or skin irritation), or if your skin has rashes that are red or purple and cause blistering or peeling, seek emergency medical attention.

If you experience any of the following symptoms, stop taking imodium ez chews immediately and contact your doctor.

  • Diarrhea that is bloody or watery
  • Stomach pain or bloating
  • Diarrhea that is persistent or getting worse
  • You may experience rapid or pounding pulses, fluttering of the chest, shortness of breath, and sudden dizziness.

Imodium a-d chews side effects may include:

  • Constipation;
  • Dizziness, drowsiness;
  • Nausea;
  • Stomach cramps.

There may be other side effects. For medical advice on side effects, call your doctor. The fda can be contacted at 1-800-fda-1088 to report side effects.

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Ciprofloxacin, bactrim, sulfamethoxazole/trimethoprim, loperamide, imodium, neomycin, and lomotil

Warnings

If you have ulcerative colitis, bloody or tarry stool, diarrhea with a high fever, or diarrhea caused by antibiotic medication, then imodium a-d ez chews should be avoided.when used according to the instructions, imodium a-d ez chews are safe. Taking too much loperamide can cause serious heart problems or death.

You may experience serious heart problems if you combine imodium a-d ez chews with other medications. Speak to your doctor or pharmacist for advice on how to safely combine medications.do not give imodium a-d ez chews if the child is younger than 2 years of age.

Before you take this drug

Imodium a-d ez chews should not be used if:

  • Stomach pain without diarrhea
  • A high fever and diarrhea
  • Colitis ulcerative
  • A bacterial infection can cause diarrhea.
  • Stools that are black, bloody, or tarry

Consult your doctor before taking imodium a-d ez chews for diarrhea that is caused by antibiotics (clostridium difficile).

Do not give imodium a-d ez chews without a doctor's approval to children or teens older than 2 years.

If you suffer from:

  • A fever
  • Mucus in the stools
  • Liver disease
  • A heart rhythm disorder.

Consult your doctor before taking this medication if you're pregnant.breastfeeding is not recommended while using imodium ez chews.

How to take Imodium a-d ez chews?

You can follow the directions on the package or the prescription of your doctor.when used according to the instructions, imodium a-d ez chews are safe. Taking too much loperamide can cause serious heart problems or death.follow the directions on the label when giving imodium ez chews to a child. The safe dose for adults is different from the dose for children.

Imodium a d ez chews should be taken with a glass of water. Diarrhea may cause you to lose electrolytes and fluids. Be sure to drink plenty of water to avoid becoming dehydrated.it is important to chew the imodium a-d ez chews tablet before swallowing it.before measuring a dose, shake the orally suspended liquid. Use the provided dosing device or a dose-measuring tool (not a spoon).

All liquid forms of loperamide do not have the same strength. Follow all instructions on the medication you are taking.store away from moisture or heat at room temperature. Don't allow liquid medicines to freeze.if you have diarrhea that persists after two days or if your stomach is bloated, stop taking imodium a-d ez chews. Call your doctor.

What happens if i miss the dose?

As imodium a-d ez chews are used only when necessary, there is no daily dosage schedule. If your symptoms don't improve after taking imodium a.d. ez chews, call your doctor.

What happens if i overdose?

Call the poison help line at 1-800-222-1222 or seek emergency medical care. A loperamide overdose can be fatal.overdose symptoms include fast or irregular heartbeats or fainting. If you are unable to wake up after passing out, someone caring for you needs to seek immediate medical attention.

What should be avoided?

Do not drink tonic water. Tonic water can cause serious heart problems and interact with imodium a-d ez chews.drink plenty of water to avoid becoming dehydrated. If you are dehydrated, avoid vigorous exercise and hot weather.

You should avoid driving or other hazardous activities until you are sure how imodium ez chews affects you. You may be unable to react properly.

Interaction with other drug

Using certain medications together can be dangerous. Some drugs may affect the blood levels of the drugs that you are taking. You can ask your doctor or pharmacist how to safely use medications together.

Imodium a d ez chews may cause serious heart problems. You may have a higher risk if you are also taking certain other medications for heart problems, infections, depression, mental illnesses, cancer, malaria, or hiv.imodium a d ez chews can be affected by many drugs. These include prescription and over-the-counter medicines, vitamins, and herbal products. This list does not include all possible interactions. Inform your doctor of all medications you are currently taking and those that you will stop or start using.

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