IMODIUM PLUS COMFORTS MULTI-SYMPTOM RELIEF
What are Imodium Plus Comforts Multi-Symptom Relief Tablets?
These Imodium Plus Tablets are a treatment for sudden attacks of diarrhoea. They also provide relief for abdominal cramps and bloating. These tablets contain the active ingredients loperamide and simethicone. Loperamide is a treatment that reduces the frequency of diarrhoea attacks. Simethicone is an ingredient that reduces excessive gas and bloating in the stomach.
What causes diarrhoea?
Diarrhoea doesn’t have a specific cause. There are some potential causes, which includes:
- A stomach bug
- Food poisoning
- A food allergy
- Bowel disease
- Coeliac disease
- Diverticular disease
Diarrhoea attacks are usually short-term and don’t last for more than a week.
Who are these Imodium tablets suitable for?
These tablets are suitable to be used by adults and children aged 12 and over. These tablets should not be used if you are allergic to the ingredients contained in the tablets. These tablets should also not be used if:
- You have severe diarrhoea after taking antibiotics
- Have a flare-up of an inflammatory bowel condition such as ulcerative colitis
- Are constipated
- Have blood in your stools
You should seek medical advice from a doctor or a pharmacist before using if you are using another type of medication or have long-term diarrhoea.
Can someone who is pregnant or breastfeeding use these tablets?
If you are pregnant, speak to a medical professional before using these tablets. Do not use these tablets if you are breastfeeding, as small amounts can get into the milk.
How should Imodium Plus Comforts Multi-Symptom Relief Tablets be used?
The recommended dosage differs depending on the age of the person using the treatment. For children aged 12-18, use one tablet initially and then use another after each bowel movement. Adults should take 2 tablets initially and only a single tablet after each bowel movement. Do not use more than 4 tablets in 24 hours. Do not use for more than 48 hours. If problems persist, speak to a doctor or a pharmacist for advice.
Are there any side effects?
Like with many types of medication, there is a chance of side effects. Potential side effects include:
- Swelling in the face
- Abdominal pain
- A headache
- Feeling sick
- Dry mouth
If you notice a side effect, then you should speak to a doctor or a pharmacist as soon as possible.