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Lopajoy 2mg Tablet

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Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd

Composition for Lopajoy 2mg Tablet

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Primary uses of Lopajoy 2mg Tablet

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Alcohol
MRP
13.33
₹1.33/Tablet
10 tablets in 1 strip
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Medicine Overview of Lopajoy Tablet

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Uses of Lopajoy Tablet

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

Common

Nausea, Headache, Constipation, Flatulence.

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How to use Lopajoy Tablet

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. Lopajoy 2mg Tablet may be taken with or without food, but it is better to take it at a fixed time.

How Lopajoy Tablet works

Lopajoy 2mg Tablet 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 Lopajoy Tablet

Expert advice for Lopajoy Tablet

  • 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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Lopajoy Tablet related warnings
Special precautions for Lopajoy Tablet
Alcohol
CAUTION
Lopajoy 2mg Tablet may cause excessive drowsiness and calmness with alcohol.
Pregnancy
WEIGH RISKS VS BENEFITS
Lopajoy 2mg Tablet 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
Lopajoy 2mg Tablet 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
Lopajoy 2mg Tablet may make you feel dizzy, sleepy, tired, or decrease alertness. If this happens, do not drive.
Kidney
SAFE
Lopajoy 2mg Tablet is safe to use in patients with kidney disease. No dose adjustment of Lopajoy 2mg Tablet is recommended.
However, inform your doctor if you have any underlying kidney disease.
Liver
CAUTION
Lopajoy 2mg Tablet should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Dose adjustment of Lopajoy 2mg Tablet may be needed. Please consult your doctor.

Patient Concerns

Frequently asked questions about Lopajoy Tablet

Frequently asked questions about Loperamide

Q. Is Lopajoy safe?
Lopajoy is relatively safe if used as recommended. In case of any side effects, consult your doctor.
Q. What is Lopajoy used for?
Lopajoy is used for treating short-term or long-term diarrhea, with or without any associated disease.
Q. Can Lopajoy be used for IBS?
Lopajoy may be used in few cases of IBS but please consult your doctor before its use.
Q. Can I take Lopajoy with antibiotics, paracetamol, ibuprofen, omeprazole, ciprofloxacin, desmopressin, ritonavir, quinidine or cotrimoxazole?
Lopajoy may be taken simultaneously with antibiotics, paracetamol, ibuprofen, omiprazole or ciprofloxacin. Lopajoy might interact with desmopressin, ritonavir, quinidine or cotrimoxazole. Please consult your doctor before use
Q. Does Lopajoy help in opiate withdrawal?
Lopajoy is used in higher doses as a part of opiate withdrawal process. However, do consult your doctor regarding the same.
Q. Is Lopajoy addictive?
No, Lopajoy is a safe and non-addictive anti-diarrheal drug.
Q. Can Lopajoy be used for stomach cramps, nausea, stomach flu, rota virus diarrhea and gas?
Lopajoy 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 Lopajoy with cimetidine?
Cimetidine can decrease the metabolism of Lopajoy, increase its blood levels and hence, increase its effects and side effects. Your dose of Lopajoy may needs to be decreased. Consult your doctor prior to taking both the drugs together.

Severely interacts with other drugs like

Taking Lopajoy with any of the following medicines can modify the effect of either of them and cause some undesirable side effects
Lopajoy with Quinidine
SERIOUS
Medicines with composition Quinidine: Natcardine
Lopajoy with Ulinastatin
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Ulinastatin: U Tryp, Upxiga, U Bet, Ullinase
Lopajoy with Camostat
MODERATE
Medicines with composition Camostat: Camopan
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