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Generic Imodium

LOPERAMIDE is used to treat diarrhea. Compare antidiarrheals.
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FDA Safety Alert: Imodium Misuse May Cause Heart Problems

The GoodRx Pharmacist - June 22, 2016

The FDA has issued a drug safety alert for Imodium (loperamide), a medication used to treat diarrhea.

The FDA warns that taking higher than recommended doses of Imodium can cause serious heart problems and potentially death.

What is Imodium used for?
Imodium is used to control the symptoms of diarrhea.

Why would someone take a higher than recommended dose?

The active ingredient in Imodium, loperamide, is similar to opioids like morphineSee More

What over the counter medications can I take when I’m pregnant?

Dr. Sharon Orrange - August 16, 2012

In my primary care practice, many of my female patients worry about taking over the counter medications when they are trying to conceive, afraid they may take something bad before knowing they are pregnant.

So it is important to know: what over-the-counter (OTC) medicines can you take while you are pregnant, or trying to get pregnant?

First, what are the common things you will need OTC meds for?

– Fever

– Cough and cold

– Allergies

– Skin rashes or hives

– Diarrhea or constipation

– Heartburn

Now, there are some grey areas where doctors aren’t sure if a medication is safe or not because that medicine hasn’t been studied well enough in pregnant women. See More

Medicine Cabinet 101

Dr. Sharon Orrange - June 20, 2012

To avoid the 1 AM trip to the pharmacy you need to be well stocked at home. Headaches, pain, hives, fever, or an itchy rash may be easily remedied with over-the-counter meds. Here are ten things you and your family will face, so be ready:

1. Aches and pains: Toothache, pain from ankle sprain, tension headache

What works? The over the counter non-steroidal anti-inflammatory medications (NSAIDS) include ibuprofen, Advil, Motrin and AleveSee More

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