• loperamide
  • Diarrhea (treatment)-Loperamide is indicated in adults for the control and symptomatic relief of acute nonspecific diarrhea {36} {45} {46} and of chronic diarrhea associated with inflammatory bowel disease {45} {46} . (drugs.com)
  • Oral rehydration therapy is the preferred treatment for children with diarrhea {10} {13} {16} {26} {33} because loperamide may mask dehydration and depletion of electrolytes. (drugs.com)
  • In geriatric patients with diarrhea, caution is recommended because loperamide may mask dehydration and depletion of electrolytes. (drugs.com)