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Glendoper 2mg Capsule

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Composition for Glendoper 2mg Capsule

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Primary uses of Glendoper 2mg Capsule

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Alcohol
MRP
18
₹1.8/Capsule
10 capsules in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Glendoper Capsule

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Uses of Glendoper Capsule

Glendoper 2mg Capsule is used in the treatment of diarrhoea. It should not be used in patients with dysentery (diarrhea with blood).
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Glendoper Capsule side effects

Common

Nausea, Headache, Constipation, Flatulence.

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How to use Glendoper 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. Glendoper 2mg Capsule may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Glendoper Capsule works

Glendoper 2mg Capsule is an anti-diarrhoeal medication. It works by decreasing contraction of the intestines which makes stools more solid and less frequent.

In Depth Information on Glendoper Capsule

Expert advice for Glendoper Capsule

  • Consult your doctor if you have diarrhea lasting for more than 48 hours.
  • Don't use if you have blood in your stool or it's dark or black in color.
  • The drug can make you dizzy or drowzy. Avoid driving or operating any heavy machinery when taking this drug.
  • Try to drink plenty of fluids. Having diarrhea can make you dehydrated.
  • Do not take loperamide if you are allergic to it.
  • Do not take this drug if you have blood in your stools or if your stools are dark or black in colour.
  • Do not take this drug if you are severly constipated.
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Glendoper Capsule related warnings
Special precautions for Glendoper Capsule
Alcohol
CAUTION
Glendoper 2mg Capsule may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Glendoper 2mg Capsule may be unsafe to use during pregnancy.
Animal studies have shown adverse effects on the foetus, 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
Glendoper 2mg 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
Glendoper 2mg Capsule may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Glendoper 2mg Capsule is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Glendoper 2mg Capsule is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Glendoper 2mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Glendoper 2mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Glendoper Capsule

Frequently asked questions about Loperamide

Q. Is Glendoper safe?
Glendoper is relatively safe if used as recommended. In case of any side effects, consult your doctor.
Q. What is Glendoper used for?
Glendoper is used for treating short-term or long-term diarrhea, with or without any associated disease.
Q. Can Glendoper be used for IBS?
Glendoper may be used in few cases of IBS but please consult your doctor before its use.
Q. Can I take Glendoper with antibiotics, paracetamol, ibuprofen, omeprazole, ciprofloxacin, desmopressin, ritonavir, quinidine or cotrimoxazole?
Glendoper may be taken simultaneously with antibiotics, paracetamol, ibuprofen, omiprazole or ciprofloxacin. Glendoper might interact with desmopressin, ritonavir, quinidine or cotrimoxazole. Please consult your doctor before use
Q. Does Glendoper help in opiate withdrawal?
Glendoper is used in higher doses as a part of opiate withdrawal process. However, do consult your doctor regarding the same.
Q. Is Glendoper addictive?
No, Glendoper is a safe and non-addictive anti-diarrheal drug.
Q. Can Glendoper be used for stomach cramps, nausea, stomach flu, rota virus diarrhea and gas?
Glendoper 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 Glendoper with cimetidine?
Cimetidine can decrease the metabolism of Glendoper, increase its blood levels and hence, increase its effects and side effects. Your dose of Glendoper may needs to be decreased. Consult your doctor prior to taking both the drugs together.
Severely interacts with other drugs like
Taking Glendoper with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Glendoper with Quinidine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Quinidine: Natcardine
Glendoper with Ulinastatin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Ulinastatin: U Tryp, Upxiga, U Bet, Ullinase
Glendoper with Camostat
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Camostat: Camopan
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