Loperamide (Imodium)

Photograph of Imodium (Loperamide) under the microscope.

Loperamide is an anti-diarrheal agent that is useful for giving effective relief of intestinal cramping and diarrhea. It is also useful in alleviating irritable bowel syndrome and decreases unformed stools in Shigella diarrhea. Side effects include fatigue, drowsiness, constipation, and dizziness.

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