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  Brand name: PYRAMIDE  
  Formula: Capsules    
  Categories: Gastrointestinal System Drugs  
  Code: 7-14  
  Composition:

Each capsule contains:
Loperamide hydrchloride   2 mg

 
 
  Detailed Information:

Indications:
Pyramide is used as an adjunct in the management of acute and chronic diarrhoeas
Contraindications:
Hypersensitivity to drug
Patients with dysentery or if constipation must be avoided
Infants and children under 4 years
Side effects:
May cause: abdominal pain, nausea, dry mouth, dizziness, skin rashes, paralytic ileus particularly in infants and young children A toxic hypertrophy in large intestine.
* May causes breakdown in the central nervous system in overdoses.
* The drug should not taken for more than two days - except if the physician decide mat.
* The drug should not be used in overdoses without the supervision of the physician who'll give the correct decision.
* PYRAMIDE should be used with caution in young children.
* If the diarrhea does not stopped within three days form the first day of treatment . it must be taken the supervision of physician directly.
Dosage and administration:
Acute diarrhea
Adults: the initial dose is 4 mg followed by 2 mg after each loose stodto a maximum 16 mg daily. the usual daily dose is 6 to 8 mg Children 4-8 years: 1 mg tour times daily up to 3 days Children 9-12 years: 2 mg tour times daily up to 5 days Chronic diarrhea:
Adults: the usual initial dose is 4-8 ma daily in divided doses
If no improvement has been observed after treatment with 16 mg daily for at least 10 days, further administration is unlikely to be of benefit
PRESENTATION:
Boxes of 20 Capsules.

 
   
 
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