Imodium Plus Comfort Diarrhoea Relief Tablets Pack of 6
What is Imodium Plus Comfort(Loperamide/Simeticone) Hydrochloride?
IMODIUM® Plus Comfort tablets work to quickly relieve diarrhoea within 1 hour, while also soothing painful cramps, uncomfortable bloating and embarrassing wind.
Used to treat short-lived bouts of diarrhoea, the tablets contain an additional ingredient called Simeticone, which helps ease excess gas in the gut and relieve painful accompanying symptoms.
- For fast and effective diarrhoea relief in under an hour
- Soothing formula also relieves cramps, bloating and wind
- Easy-to-swallow tablets
What causes Diarrhoea?
Diarrhoea is generally caused by a bowel infection known as gastroenteritis. However, other causes may include;
If you’re currently taking any other medicine, check the side effects. Diarrhoea might be one of them. Chronic or long-term diarrhoea may be a symptom of a more serious condition, such as Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS).
Like all medicines, this medicine can cause side effects, although not everybody gets them. Most are usually mild. These include:
Itchiness or hives
Stomach pain or swollen stomach
Difficulties passing water
Narrowing the pupils of the eye (Miosis)
Feeling sick, constipation, or wind
Dizziness or drowsiness
If you get any side effects, talk to your doctor, pharmacist or nurse. This includes any possible side effects not listed in the patient information leaflet. You can also report any side effect using the Yellow Card scheme from the MHRA. To do this, go to the website.
What is the recommended dosage of this treatment?
Initial: 2 tablets
Then: 1 tablet after each episode of diarrhoea
Don’t take more than 4 tablets in any 24-hour period
Please read the enclosed leaflet carefully before use.
If your symptoms last longer than 48 hours, stop taking his medicine and talk to your doctor or a Prime Health pharmacist.
Keep out of the sight and reach of children. Store in the original container to protect from moisture. Do not use this medicine after the expiry date which is stated on the outside packaging.
When should Imodium Plus Comfort not be used?
Imodium Plus Comfort is not suitable for use by children under the age of 12 for short-term treatment, or adults aged 18 and over for IBS diarrhoea. Do not take this product if you are allergic to loperamide or any of the other listed ingredients. Do not take this product if you:
Have severe diarrhoea after taking antibiotics
Are having a flare-up of an inflammatory bowel condition, e.g. ulcerative colitis
Are constipated or your stomach appears swollen
Have acute dysentery, showing symptoms such as blood in your stools or a high temperature
Speak to your doctor or a Prime Health pharmacist before using this product if you:
Have AIDS and your stomach becomes swollen, stop taking these capsules immediately
Suffer from a liver disease
Have had diarrhoea that lasts for more than 24 hours
Have been told by your doctor that you have intolerance to some sugars
Suffer from IBS
Have severe diarrhoea
Are pregnant or may become pregnant