Distribution: It is widely distributed mainly in protein bound form
Metabolism: Absorbed drug undergoes metabolism in the liver
Excretion: It is excreted mainly in the faeces and small amount in the urine.
2.Severe diarrhoea where inhibition of peristalsis is not desirable
4.Bloody stool diarrhoea
2.Acute ulcerative colitis
6.Urinary bladder neck obstruction
8.Use caution while driving vehicle or operating machine or performing activities requiring mental alertness
Maximum dose: 16 mg / day
2 - 5 years: 3 mg / day in 3 divided doses
6 - 8 years: 4 mg / day in 2 divided doses
8 - 12 years: 6 mg / day in 3 divided doses
If it is taken as a regular schedule then take the missed dose as soon as noticed and if it is the time for next dose then skip the missed dose. Continue the regular schedule. Do not double the dose.
Home Delivery for Loperamide in Your City
Medicine India is just a publishing medium for medicine related information and does not provide services or sales of medicines including loperamide.
However, we do publish a comprehensive directory of Pharmacies, Chemists and Druggists in cities all over India. You can use this directory to find the medicine stores in your city (or area) that provide home delivery services for loperamide and other medicines and health products. Home delivery services for loperamide may be free or they may cost you depending on the pharmacy and the minimum order requirements. It would be best to get this clarified while placing the order.
Please be aware that you should take loperamide only if a doctor has recommended or prescribed it. Some or all pharmacies who provide a home delivery service for medicines might insist on a prescription for loperamide before they complete the sale. You can get this information while placing the order for loperamide with the pharmacy.
Loperamide is a generic medicine name and there are several brands available for it. Some of the brands for loperamide might be better known than loperamide itself. If the pharmacy that's willing to deliver medicines to your home doesn't have loperamide in stock, you can ask for one of the branded alternatives for loperamide.