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Important Note

The following information is intended to supplement, not substitute for, the expertise and judgment of your physician, pharmacist or other healthcare professional. It should not be construed to indicate that use of the drug is safe, appropriate, or effective for you. Consult your healthcare professional before using this drug.


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This medication is used to relieve diarrhea.

How To Use

Take this medication as prescribed. Do not increase your dose or take it more often than prescribed. May be habit-forming. Shake liquid preparations well before using. If diarrhea is not relieved in a few days, notify your doctor. Do not take other medication without first discussing it with your doctor. Avoid the use of alcohol or other sedating type medications to avoid excessive drowsiness.

Side Effects

Increased, difficult, or painful urination, unusual weakness, drowsiness, dizziness, nervousness or restlessness may occur as your body adjusts to the medication. If these symptoms persist or worsen, contact your doctor. Inform your doctor if you experience: stomach pain, nausea, vomiting, trouble breathing, skin rash, hives, itching. If you notice other effects not listed above, contact your doctor or pharmacist.


Tell your doctor if you have: liver problems, lung disease, asthma, enlarged prostate, a history of drug dependence, allergies (especially drug allergies). This drug should be used only if clearly needed during pregnancy. Since this medication is found in breast milk; consult your doctor before breast-feeding.

Drug Interactions

Tell your doctor of any over-the-counter or prescription medication you may take, including: sedatives, tranquilizers, narcotic pain relievers, antidepressants, cimetidine. Do not start or stop any medicine without doctor or pharmacist approval.


If overdose is suspected, contact your local poison control center or emergency room immediately. Symptoms of overdose may include trouble breathing, severe drowsiness, unconsciousness, severe dizziness, cold or clammy skin, or irregular heartbeat.


Do not share this product with others.

Missed Dose

Take the missed dose as soon as you remember; do not take if it is almost time for the next dose. Instead, skip the missed dose and resume your usual dosing schedule. Do not "double-up" the dose to catch up.


Store at room temperature between 59 and 86 degrees F (between 15 and 30 degrees C) away from moisture, heat and sunlight.