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Diarlop 2 mg Capsule


Overview

Uses of Diarlop Capsule

Diarlop Capsule side effects

Common
  • Nausea
  • Constipation
  • Stomach cramp

How to use Diarlop Capsule

Take this medicine in the dose and duration as advised by your doctor. Swallow it as a whole. Do not chew, crush or break it. Diarlop 2 mg Capsule may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Diarlop Capsule works

Diarlop 2 mg Capsule is an anti-diarrhoeal medication. It works by slowing down the contraction of the intestines thereby decreasing the speed at which the contents pass through it. This allows more time for reabsorption of fluids and nutrients, making the stools more solid and less frequent.

Diarlop Capsule related warnings

Alcohol
CAUTION
Diarlop 2 mg Capsule may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Diarlop 2 mg Capsule may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the fetus, however, there are limited human studies. The benefits from use in pregnant women may be acceptable despite the risk. Please consult your doctor.
Lactation
SAFE
Diarlop 2 mg Capsule is safe to use during lactation. Human studies have shown that either the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in significant amount or is not expected to cause toxicity to the baby.
Driving
Diarlop 2 mg Capsule may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Diarlop 2 mg Capsule is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Diarlop 2 mg Capsule is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Diarlop 2 mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Diarlop 2 mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Expert Advice

  • You have been prescribed Diarlop 2 mg Capsule for the treatment of diarrhea.
  • Diarrhea can cause water loss and electrolyte imbalance. Drink plenty of fluids to help keep you hydrated.
  • Consult your doctor if your diarrhea lasts for more than 48 hours.
  • Do not use Diarlop 2 mg Capsule if you have blood in your stool or if you are severely constipated.
  • Use caution while driving or doing anything that requires concentration as Diarlop 2 mg Capsule can cause dizziness and sleepiness.
  • Stop taking the medication as soon as your symptoms are relieved.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Diarlop with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Brand(s): Natcardine
SERIOUS
Brand(s): Camopan
MODERATE
Brand(s): Uli-Vin, U Tryp, Upxiga
MODERATE

Patient Concerns

Questions Related to Diarlop

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She is having diarrhoea for the last one day .Pls. Suggest a branded company medicine capsule or tablet to relieve from.the diarrhoea suffered due to cold .
Dr. Sfurti Mann
Diabetes Specialist
Cold doesn't lead to Diarrhea Could be infectionTake tab oflox OZ twice daily for five days Visit personally if it persists beyond 2days
Conditions : bloody diarrhea with abdominal pain and weakness , what is the treatment ?
Dr. Sunil Sekhri
Diabetes Specialist
ORS Tab Ornof 1 tab BD X 3 days Your hydration need to be checked
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FAQs

Q. Is Diarlop safe?

Diarlop is relatively safe if used as recommended. In case of any side effects, consult your doctor.

Q. What is Diarlop used for?

Diarlop is used for treating short-term or long-term diarrhea, with or without any associated disease.

Q. Can Diarlop be used for IBS?

Diarlop may be used in few cases of IBS but please consult your doctor before its use.

Q. Can I take Diarlop with antibiotics, paracetamol, ibuprofen, omeprazole, ciprofloxacin, desmopressin, ritonavir, quinidine or cotrimoxazole?

Diarlop may be taken simultaneously with antibiotics, paracetamol, ibuprofen, omiprazole or ciprofloxacin. Diarlop might interact with desmopressin, ritonavir, quinidine or cotrimoxazole. Please consult your doctor before use

Q. Does Diarlop help in opiate withdrawal?

Diarlop is used in higher doses as a part of opiate withdrawal process. However, do consult your doctor regarding the same.

Q. Is Diarlop addictive?

No, Diarlop is a safe and non-addictive anti-diarrheal drug.

Q. Can Diarlop be used for stomach cramps, nausea, stomach flu, rota virus diarrhea and gas?

Diarlop may benefit few cases of stomach cramps or nausea associated with diarrhea. It is sometimes used for stomach flu, rota virus diarrhea. It is not used for gas. Please consult your doctor before taking the drug.

Q. Can I take Diarlop with cimetidine?

Cimetidine can decrease the metabolism of Diarlop, increase its blood levels and hence, increase its effects and side effects. Your dose of Diarlop may needs to be decreased. Consult your doctor prior to taking both the drugs together.

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