Which tablet is used to get motions?
Drugs used to treat Diarrhea
|View information about Imodium A-D Imodium A-D||7.6||Rx/OTC|
|Generic name: loperamide systemic Drug class: antidiarrheals For consumers: dosage, interactions, side effects|
|View information about Anti-Diarrheal Anti-Diarrheal||10||Rx/OTC|
Is loperamide an over the counter drug?
You can buy loperamide from pharmacies and supermarkets or you can get it on prescription. Loperamide is available to buy without a prescription for: anyone aged 12 and older with short-term diarrhoea. an adult (18 years and older) with IBS diarrhoea, but only if a doctor has diagnosed IBS.
What is the brand name for loperamide?
IMODIUM® (loperamide hydrochloride) is indicated for the control and symptomatic relief of acute nonspecific diarrhea and of chronic diarrhea associated with inflammatory bowel disease. IMODIUM® (loperamide hcl) is also indicated for reducing the volume of discharge from ileostomies.
Is there anything better than Imodium?
Diphenoxylate is similar to loperamide. It slows down your bowel activity to lessen the frequency of diarrhea. Diphenoxylate is an oral medication that can be taken up to four times per day. In the United States, diphenoxylate is only available by prescription, and is given in combination with a drug called atropine.
What is the best prescription medication for diarrhea?
What is the best medication for diarrhea?
|Best medications for diarrhea|
|Imodium AD (loperamide)||Over-the-counter antidiarrheal||Oral|
|Lomotil (diphenoxylate / atropine)||Rx Antidiarrheal||Oral|
|Xifaxan (rifaximin)||Rx Antibiotic/Antibacterial||Oral|
|Alinia (nitazoxanide)||Rx Antiprotozoals||Oral|
Is there a natural alternative to Imodium?
Some low-fiber foods include potatoes, white rice, bananas, apples, fish, and chicken or turkey without the skin. Changing your diet and drinking plenty of water to avoid dehydration can help treat diarrhea symptoms faster.