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Vero-Loperamide

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Vero-Loperamide - Vero-Loperamide slows the rhythm of digestion so that the small intestines have more time to absorb fluid and nutrients from the foods you eat.

Vero-Loperamide is used to treat diarrhea. Vero-Loperamide is also used to reduce the amount of stool in people who have an ileostomy (re-routing of the bowel through a surgical opening in the stomach).

Vero-Loperamide may also be used for purposes not listed in this medication guide.

Vero-Loperamide is a synthetic anti-diarrheal indicated for the control and symptomatic relief of acute nonspecific diarrhea and of chronic diarrhea associated with inflammatory bowel disease. Vero-Loperamide is also indicated for reducing the volume of discharge from ileostomies. In man, Vero-Loperamide prolongs the transit time of the intestinal contents. It reduces the daily fecal volume, increases the viscosity and bulk density, and diminishes the loss of fluid and electrolytes. Tolerance to the antidiarrheal effect has not been observed. Vero-Loperamide is an opioid receptor agonist and acts on the mu opioid receptors in the myenteric plexus large intestines; it does not affect the central nervous system like other opioids. It works specifically by decreasing the activity of the myenteric plexus which decreases the motility of the circular and longitudinal smooth muscles of the intestinal wall. This increases the amount of time substances stay in the intestine, allowing for more water to be absorbed out of the fecal matter. Vero-Loperamide also decreases colonic mass movements and suppresses the gastrocolic reflex.

Vero-Loperamide (Y.S.) helps to treat diarrhoea. Vero-Loperamide (Y.S.) makes the stools firmer and less watery. It also helps to reduce the number of times you need to run to the toilet.

Vero-Loperamide (Y.C.) helps to treat diarrhoea. Vero-Loperamide (Y.C.) makes the stools firmer and less watery. It also helps to reduce the number of times you need to run to the toilet.

Oral Acute diarrhoea

Adult: As hydrochloride: Initially, 4 mg followed by 2 mg after each loose stool. Usual dose: 6-8 mg daily. As oxide: Initially, 2-4 mg followed by 1 mg after each loose stool. Max dose as hydrochloride: 16 mg daily; as oxide: 8 mg daily.

Child: As hydrochloride: 4-8 yr: 1 mg 3 or 4 times daily for up to 3 days; 9-12 yr: 2 mg 4 times daily for up to 5 days. Oral Chronic diarrhoea

Adult: As hydrochloride: Initially, 4-8 mg daily in divided doses, adjusted if necessary. Max: 16 mg daily; discontinue if no improvement at this dose after 10 days.

Child: Treatment in children is generally not recommended but the following doses have been suggested: 1 mth-1 yr: As hydrochloride, 100-200 mcg/kg bid given 30 min before feeds (Max: 2 mg/kg daily); 1-12 yr: As hydrochloride, 100-200 mcg/kg (Max: 2 mg/dose) 3 to 4 times daily (Max: 16 mg daily).

Vero-Loperamide (Yuan Chou) helps to treat diarrhoea. Vero-Loperamide (Yuan Chou) makes the stools firmer and less watery. It also helps to reduce the number of times you need to run to the toilet.

Vero-Loperamide (NCP) helps to treat diarrhoea. Vero-Loperamide (NCP) makes the stools firmer and less watery. It also helps to reduce the number of times you need to run to the toilet.

Vero-Loperamide (Chin Tien) helps to treat diarrhoea. Vero-Loperamide (Chin Tien) makes the stools firmer and less watery. It also helps to reduce the number of times you need to run to the toilet.

Vero-Loperamide (F.S.) helps to treat diarrhoea. Vero-Loperamide (F.S.) makes the stools firmer and less watery. It also helps to reduce the number of times you need to run to the toilet.

Vero-Loperamide (Prince) helps to treat diarrhoea. Vero-Loperamide (Prince) makes the stools firmer and less watery. It also helps to reduce the number of times you need to run to the toilet.

Vero-Loperamide (Meider) helps to treat diarrhoea. Vero-Loperamide (Meider) makes the stools firmer and less watery. It also helps to reduce the number of times you need to run to the toilet.

Vero-Loperamide (H.H.) helps to treat diarrhoea. Vero-Loperamide (H.H.) makes the stools firmer and less watery. It also helps to reduce the number of times you need to run to the toilet.

Vero-Loperamide (Yung Chi) helps to treat diarrhoea. Vero-Loperamide (Yung Chi) makes the stools firmer and less watery. It also helps to reduce the number of times you need to run to the toilet.

Oral As an adjunct in the management of acute diarrhoea

Adult: As hydrochloride: Initially, 4 mg followed by 2 mg after each loose stool. Usual dose: 6-8 mg daily. As oxide: Initially, 2-4 mg followed by 1 mg after each loose stool. Max dose as hydrochloride: 16 mg daily; as oxide: 8 mg daily.

Child: As hydrochloride: 4-8 yr: 1 mg 3 or 4 times daily for up to 3 days; 9-12 yr: 2 mg 4 times daily for up to 5 days. Oral As an adjunct in the management of chronic diarrhoea

Adult: As hydrochloride: Initially, 4-8 mg daily in divided doses, adjusted if necessary. Max: 16 mg daily; discontinue if no improvement at this dose after 10 days.

Child: Treatment in children is generally not recommended but the following doses have been suggested: 1 mth-1 yr: As hydrochloride, 100-200 mcg/kg bid given 30 min before feeds (Max: 2 mg/kg daily); 1-12 yr: As hydrochloride, 100-200 mcg/kg (Max: 2 mg/dose) 3 to 4 times daily (Max: 16 mg daily).

Vero-Loperamide (H.S.) helps to treat diarrhoea. Vero-Loperamide (H.S.) makes the stools firmer and less watery. It also helps to reduce the number of times you need to run to the toilet.

Indications:

Adult: PO Acute diarrhoea As HCl: Inital: 4mg, then 2 mg after each loose stool. Usual dose: 6-8 mg/day. As oxide: Inital: 2-4 mg, then 1 mg after each loose stool. Max: 16 mg/day (as HCl) or 8 mg/day (as oxide). Chronic diarrhoea As HCl: Initial: 4-8 mg/day in divided doses. Max: 16 mg/day.

Vero-Loperamide (F.Y.) helps to treat diarrhoea. Vero-Loperamide (F.Y.) makes the stools firmer and less watery. It also helps to reduce the number of times you need to run to the toilet.

Vero-Loperamide (Honten) helps to treat diarrhoea. Vero-Loperamide (Honten) makes the stools firmer and less watery. It also helps to reduce the number of times you need to run to the toilet.

Vero-Loperamide (Astar) helps to treat diarrhoea. Vero-Loperamide (Astar) makes the stools firmer and less watery. It also helps to reduce the number of times you need to run to the toilet.

Vero-Loperamide (Oriental) helps to treat diarrhoea. Vero-Loperamide (Oriental) makes the stools firmer and less watery. It also helps to reduce the number of times you need to run to the toilet.

(loperamide hydrochloride) is indicated for the control and symptomatic relief of acute nonspecific diarrhea and of chronic diarrhea associated with inflammatory bowel disease. (loperamide hydrochloride) is also indicated for reducing the volume of discharge from ileostomies.

Vero-Loperamide, a synthetic piperidine derivative, is a drug effective against diarrhea resulting from gastroenteritis or inflammatory bowel disease. In most countries it is available generically and under brand names such as Lopex, Imodium, Dimor and Pepto Diarrhea Control. It was discovered at Janssen Pharmaceutica.

Active ingredients: Loperamide
Unit description, dosagePrice, USD
Tablet; Oral; Loperamide Hydrochloride 2 mg

List of vero-loperamide brand and generic drugs

SANIDIS (India)
Sanidis 2 mg Tablet$ 0.02
Sanidis 2mg TAB / 10$ 0.19
Sanifug
SBOB (Thailand)
SBOB 2 mg x 25 x 4's
SBOB 2 mg x 25 x 10's
Seldiar (Bosnia & Herzegowina, Croatia (Hrvatska), Slovenia)
Shilshul (Israel)
Shilshul X
Tablet; Oral; Loperamide Hydrochloride 2 mg
Starlop (India)
Starlop 2mg TAB / 10$ 0.15
Starlop 2mg CAP / 10$ 0.12
2 mg x 10's$ 0.12
Starlop 2 mg Capsule$ 0.01
Starlop Tab
Starlop Tab 2 mg Tablet$ 0.01
Stoperan (Bulgaria, Poland)
Stopit (Israel)
Capsule; Oral; Loperamide Hydrochloride 2 mg
Strep
Strep 4 mg Tablet$ 0.03
Superilop
Capsule; Oral; Loperamide Hydrochloride 2 mg
Suprasec (Argentina)
Synodium (Hong Kong)
Taguinol (Spain)
Taipemin (Japan)
Tarmin (Mexico)
Tebloc
Toban (Peru)
Top-Dal
Toriac
Travello (Norway)
Triogyl
Triogyl 200+100+2 Tablet$ 0.03
Urok
Urok 4 mg Capsule$ 0.03
Vacontil (Bahrain, Iraq, Jordan, Oman, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Sudan, Vietnam, Yemen)
Vacontil 2 mg x 10 Tablet
Vacontil 2 mg x 100 x 10's
Vacontil 2 mg x 1000's$ 31.67
Vacontil 2 mg x 100 x 10's
Valfam
Velaral (Ecuador)
Vidaperamid (Hong Kong)
Vidaperamide
Viltar (Argentina)
Xepare (Indonesia)
Xepare 2 mg x 10 x 10's$ 8.98
Ya Bang (China)
Zorotop
Capsule; Oral; Loperamide Hydrochloride

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