Zydus Healthcare Limited

Composition for Lopidus Products

Lopidus Products are primarily used for

About Lopidus Products

Uses of Lopidus Products

Loperamide is used in the treatment of diarrhea. It should not be used in patients with dysentery (diarrhea with blood).

Lopidus Products side effects


Side Effects of Lopidus are Constipation, Nausea, Headache, Flatulence.

How Lopidus Products work

Loperamide 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.

Patient Concerns about Lopidus Products

Frequently asked questions about Lopidus Products

Frequently asked questions about Loperamide

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

Products for Lopidus

Lopidus Tablet
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Zydus Healthcare Limited
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