The name of your medicine is Imodium 1mg/5ml oral solution. It is called Imodium oral solution in this leaflet.
What Imodium oral solution is used for
Imodium oral solution is used:
• To treat sudden short-lived (acute) attacks of diarrhoea in adults and children over 4 years of age
• To treat long-lasting (chronic) diarrhoea in adults
If your child is using Imodium oral solution, the ‘you’ stated everywhere below should be read as ‘your child’.
How Imodium oral solution works
Imodium oral solution contains a medicine called loperamide hydrochloride. It belongs to a group of medicines which helps reduce diarrhoea by slowing down an overactive bowel. It also helps the body to absorb more water and salts from the bowel.