Relieves symptoms of diarrhea plus bloating, pressure and cramps, commonly referred to as gas.
Drink plenty of clear fluids to help prevent dehydration caused by diarrhea. Take only on an empty stomach (1 hour before or 2 hours after a meal). Take with a full (8 oz.) glass of water. Find right dose on chart below. If possible, use weight to dose; otherwise use age. Adults and children 12 years and over: 2 caplets after the first loose stool; 1 caplet after each subsequent loose stool; but no more than 4 caplets in 24 hours. Children 9-11 years (60-95 lbs): 1 caplet after the first loose stool; 1/2 caplet after each subsequent loose stool; but no more than 3 caplets in 24 hours. Children 6-8 years (48-59 lbs): 1 caplet after the first loose stool; 1/2 caplet after each subsequent loose stool; but no more than 2 caplets in 24 hours. Children under 6 years (up to 47 lbs): Ask a doctor. Store between 20-25 degrees C (68-77 degrees F). Protect from light. Do not use if carton is open or if blister unit is open or torn.
In Each Caplet: Loperamide HCI 2 mg; Simethicone 125 mg
Acesulfame Potassium; Croscarmellose Sodium; Dibasic Calcium Phosphate; Flavor; Microcrystalline Cellulose; Stearic Acid; Each Caplet Contains: Calcium 165 mg; Sodium 3 mg
Allergy alert: Do not use if you have ever had a rash or other allergic reaction to loperamide HCI. Do not use: if you have bloody or black stool; if you have difficulty swallowing. Ask a doctor before use if you have: fever, mucus in the stool, a history of liver disease. Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are taking antibiotics. When using this product tiredness, drowsiness or dizziness may occur. Be careful when driving or operating machinery. Stop use and ask a doctor if: symptoms get worse; diarrhea lasts for more than 2 days; you get abdominal swelling or bulging. These may be signs of a serious condition; you have difficulty swallowing the caplet. If pregnant or breast-feeding, ask a health professional before use. Keep out of reach of children. In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away. (1-800-222-1222).