CVS Pharmacy Anti-Diarrheal
Anti-Diarrheal, Oral Solution, Cherry-Mint Flavor
Weight: 4 fl oz (120 ml)
Drink plenty of clear fluids to help prevent dehydration caused by diarrhea. Find right dose on chart. If possible, use weight to dose; otherwise use age. Only use attached measuring cup to dose product. Adults and Children 12 Years and Over: 4 teaspoonfuls (1 dosage cup) after the first loose stool; 2 teaspoonfuls (1/2 dosage cup) after each subsequent loose stool; but no more than 8 teaspoonfuls in 24 hours. Children 9-11 Years (60-95 lbs): 2 teaspoonfuls (1/2 dosage cup) after the first loose stool; 1 teaspoonful (1/4 dosage cup) after each subsequent loose stool; but no more than 6 teaspoonfuls in 24 hours. Children 6-8 Years (48-59 lbs): 2 teaspoonfuls (1/2 dosage cup) after the first loose stool; 1 teaspoonful (1/4 dosage cup) after each subsequent loose stool; but no more than 4 teaspoonfuls in 24 hours. Children Under 6 Years (Up to 47 lbs): Ask a doctor. Store between 68-77 degrees F (20-25 degrees C).
Controls symptoms of diarrhea, including travelers' diarrhea.
Loperamide hydrochloride oral solution. Controls the symptoms of diarrhea. Loperamide hydrochloride 1 mg per teaspoonful (5 ml). Each teaspoonful (5 ml) contains 1 mg loperamide hydrochloride. Compare to the active ingredient in Imodium A-D (CVS/pharmacy Anti-Diarrheal is not manufactured or distributed by McNeil Consumer Healthcare, distributor of Imodium A-D). Contains 0.5% alcohol. CVS pharmacist recommended. CVS quality.
Active Ingredient (in Each 5 ml): Loperamide HCl (1 mg). Inactive Ingredients: Alcohol (0.5%), Benzoic Acid, Citric Acid, Flavor, Glycerin, Propylene Glycol, Purified Water, Sodium Benzoate, Sorbitol, Sucrose.
Allergy Alert: Do not use if you have ever had a rash or other allergic reaction to loperamide HCl. Do not use if you have bloody or black stool. 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). 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. Do not use if carton is opened or if printed plastic neckband is broken or missing.
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