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IMODIUM® A-D Diarrhea Medicine for Children Ages 6 and Up

OVERVIEW

If your child has diarrhea, take comfort in knowing that IMODIUM® A-D Liquid for use in children is the only over-the-counter brand anti-diarrheal that's FDA-approved for children ages 6 - 11.

Controls symptoms of diarrhea, including Travelers' Diarrhea.

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IMODIUM® A-D Diarrhea Medicine for Children Ages 6 and Up

available as

  • liquid

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IMODIUM® A-D Diarrhea Medicine for Children Ages 6 and Up

directions

  • 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.
  • shake well before using.
  • only use attached measuring cup to dose product.
AGE/WEIGHT IMODIUM® A-D LIQUID
FOR USE IN CHILDREN
Adults &
Children 12
years & over
30 mL (6 tsp) after first loose stool; 15 mL (3 tsp) after each subsequent loose stool; but no more than 60 mL (12 tsp) in 24 hours
Children
9 - 11 years
(60-95 lbs)
15 mL (3 tsp) after first loose stool; 7.5 mL (1 ½ tsp) after each subsequent loose stool; but no more than 45 mL (9 tsp) in 24 hours
Children
6 - 8 years
(48-59 lbs)
15 mL (3 tsp) after first loose stool; 7.5 mL (1 ½ tsp) after each subsequent loose stool; but no more than 30 mL (6 tsp) in 24 hours
Children
under 6 years
(up to 47 lbs)
Ask a doctor.

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IMODIUM® A-D Diarrhea Medicine for Children Ages 6 and Up

ingredients

ACTIVE
INGREDIENTS
INACTIVE
INGREDIENTS
IMODIUM® A-D Liquid Loperamide HCl 1 mg (in each 7.5 mL) Anhydrous citric acid, caramel color, D&C yellow no.10, FD&C blue no.1, flavor, glycerin, microcrystalline cellulose and carboxymethylcellulose sodium, propylene glycol, purified water, simethicone emulsion, sodium benzoate, sucralose, titanium dioxide, xanthan gum.

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IMODIUM® A-D Diarrhea Medicine for Children Ages 6 and Up

warnings

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 the reach of children.
In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away. (1-800-222-1222)

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IMODIUM® A-D Diarrhea Medicine for Children Ages 6 and Up

other information

  • each 30 mL (6 tsp) contains: sodium 16 mg.
  • store between 20 and 25°C (68–77°F).

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How to Dispose of Unused Medicine

Unless instructed otherwise, do not dispose of unused medicines by emptying them into your sink, toilet, or storm drain.

Some states may have regulations regarding pharmacy or community take-back programs in which they may receive and dispose of returned unused drugs for patients. It is recommended that a local pharmacy or local authority be contacted to determine if it participates in such programs.
In the event that no take-back programs are available in your area, please visit http://www.fda.gov/forconsumers/consumerupdates/ucm101653.htm for more information on how to safely dispose of your unused medicine.

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