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Lomid 2mg Capsule

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Overview

Introduction

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


You may take Lomid 2mg Capsule with or without food. But, you should always take it in a dose and duration as advised by the doctor. In case you have missed any dose than it is better to take it as soon as you remember it. But, never double your dose. You should finish the full course of treatment to achieve best results. Remember, diarrhea can cause water loss and electrolyte imbalance, so drink plenty of fluids also to help keep yourself hydrated. It is important to avoid this medicine if you have blood in your stool or if you are severely constipated.

Dizziness may occur, as a side effect of this medicine so do not drive or do anything that requires mental focus.

Uses of Lomid Capsule

Side effects of Lomid Capsule

Common
  • Nausea
  • Constipation
  • Stomach cramp

How to use Lomid Capsule

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

How Lomid Capsule works

Lomid 2mg 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.

Safety Advice

Alcohol
UNSAFE
Lomid 2mg Capsule may cause excessive drowsiness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
CONSULT YOUR DOCTOR
Lomid 2mg Capsule may be unsafe to use during pregnancy. Although there are limited studies in humans, animal studies have shown harmful effects on the developing baby. Your doctor will weigh the benefits and any potential risks before prescribing it to you. Please consult your doctor.
Breastfeeding
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Lomid 2mg Capsule is safe to use during breastfeeding. Human studies suggest that the drug does not pass into the breastmilk in a significant amount and is not harmful to the baby.
Driving
UNSAFE
Lomid 2mg Capsule may decrease alertness, affect your vision or make you feel sleepy and dizzy. Do not drive if these symptoms occur.
Kidney
SAFE IF PRESCRIBED
Lomid 2mg Capsule is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Lomid 2mg Capsule is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Lomid 2mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Lomid 2mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

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Quick Tips

  • You have been prescribed Lomid 2mg 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 Lomid 2mg 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 Lomid 2mg Capsule can cause dizziness and sleepiness.
  • Stop taking the medication as soon as your symptoms are relieved.

Interaction with Drugs

Taking Lomid 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, Miratryp, U Tryp
MODERATE

Patient Concerns

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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 Lomid safe?

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

Q. What is Lomid used for?

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

Q. Can Lomid be used for IBS?

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

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

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

Q. Does Lomid help in opiate withdrawal?

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

Q. Is Lomid addictive?

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

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

Lomid 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 Lomid with cimetidine?

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

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