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Imodium Diarrhoea Capsules 20


Esther’s counselling tips:

  • Imodium works by slowing down your gut movement which decreases the number of bowel motions and therefore limits dehydration through diarrhoea
  • The main counselling point that we discuss with our customers is the importance of rehydration alongside Imodium, such as by using SOS Hydration sachets
  • Water is useful as a rehydration method however, it doesn’t contain the essential electrolytes needed for the body’s recovery that is in the SOS sachets
  • Fruit juices, soft drinks (including flat lemonade) and energy drinks can actually make you more dehydrated due to their high sugar content
  • For children under 12 it is best to offer them rehydration instead of treating with Imodium. If the diarrhoea hasn’t improved in 48 hours, see your doctor
  • During pregnancy, it is better to stick to replenishing fluids and electrolytes and wait for the diarrhoea to improve over 24-48 hours
  • NOT to be taken in pregnancy or breastfeeding, unless recommended by a doctor

Use only as directed, if symptoms persist see your doctor or health professional. Always read the label. Vitamins are supplementary to a balanced diet.

SKU: 2434938
Medicine Uses / Dose / Ingredients / Refer

What the medication can be used for:

  • Diarrhoea
  • Loose stools
  • Stomach cramping and pain



  • Adults and Children 12 years and up, take 2 capsules to begin and then 1 capsule after each loose motion up to a maximum of 8 capsules in 24 hours


Active Ingredient per capsule:

  • Loperamide 2mg


Check with the pharmacist before taking if you are:

  • If you are taking any other prescription medications
  • If you have severe stomach pain, blood in your stools or any medical conditions affecting the gut or bowel
  • If you have any allergies
  • If you have tried taking this product for 48 hours with no effect



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