More information on imodium

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The table below provides information on whether liquid, soluble or other methods of taking the medicine are available for commonly prescribed medicines which are available as tablets and capsules in the UK. In many cases a liquid medicine may be available if it is 'specially' made up either by your pharmacist or a specialist company. If your medicine is stated as not being available as a liquid then ask your pharmacist.

  • Name imodium 
  • Brand name imodium 
  • Liquid strengths or recommended dose 1mg/5mL 
  • Usual solid dosage form Caplets 
  • Available as a liquid? Yes 
  • Is the liquid medicine sugar free?  
  • Dissolve directly in the mouth  
  • Avaiable as soluble tablets? No 
  • Sub-lingual  
  • Specially coated? No 
  • Available as other formulations? No 
  • Note  
  • Modified release  
  • Film coated  
  • Enteric coated  
  • Sugar coated  
  • Generic drug Loperamide hydrochloride 
  • Advice needed from pharmacist No 
  • Safe or appropriate to crush Debatable 
  • Origin  
  • Prohibited  
List last updated : 01 September 2014