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. Loopra 2mg Capsule may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.
Loopra 2mg Capsule may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Loopra 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.
Loopra 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.
Loopra 2mg Capsule may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Loopra 2mg Capsule is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Loopra 2mg Capsule is recommended. However, inform your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
Loopra 2mg Capsule should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Loopra 2mg Capsule may be needed. Please consult your doctor.
Loopra is relatively safe if used as recommended. In case of any side effects, consult your doctor.
Q. What is Loopra used for?
Loopra is used for treating short-term or long-term diarrhea, with or without any associated disease.
Q. Can Loopra be used for IBS?
Loopra may be used in few cases of IBS but please consult your doctor before its use.
Q. Can I take Loopra with antibiotics, paracetamol, ibuprofen, omeprazole, ciprofloxacin, desmopressin, ritonavir, quinidine or cotrimoxazole?
Loopra may be taken simultaneously with antibiotics, paracetamol, ibuprofen, omiprazole or ciprofloxacin. Loopra might interact with desmopressin, ritonavir, quinidine or cotrimoxazole. Please consult your doctor before use
Q. Does Loopra help in opiate withdrawal?
Loopra is used in higher doses as a part of opiate withdrawal process. However, do consult your doctor regarding the same.
Q. Is Loopra addictive?
No, Loopra is a safe and non-addictive anti-diarrheal drug.
Q. Can Loopra be used for stomach cramps, nausea, stomach flu, rota virus diarrhea and gas?
Loopra 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 Loopra with cimetidine?
Cimetidine can decrease the metabolism of Loopra, increase its blood levels and hence, increase its effects and side effects. Your dose of Loopra may needs to be decreased. Consult your doctor prior to taking both the drugs together.