Label: ANTI-DIARRHEAL- loperamide hcl capsule, liquid filled

  • NDC Code(s): 70000-0230-1
  • Packager: Cardinal Health (Leader) 70000
  • Category: HUMAN OTC DRUG LABEL
  • DEA Schedule: None
  • Marketing Status: New Drug Application

Drug Label Information

Updated October 6, 2021

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  • Active ingredient (in each capsule)

    Loperamide HCI 2 mg

  • Purpose

    Anti-diarrheal

  • Use

    controls symptoms of diarrhea, including Travelers' Diarrhea

  • Warnings

    Allergy alert: Do not use if you have ever had a rash or other allergic reaction to loperamide HCl.

    Heart alert: Taking more than directed can cause serious heart problems or death

    Do not use

    • if you have bloody or black stool
    • in children under 12 years of age

    Ask a doctor before use if you have

    • fever
    • mucus in the stool
    • a history of liver disease

    Ask a doctor or pharmacist before use if you are

    taking antibiotics.

    When using this product

    tiredness, drowsiness, or dizziness may occur. Be careful when driving or operating machinery.

    Stop use and ask a doctor if

    • symptoms get worse
    • diarrhea lasts for more than 2 days
    • you get abdominal swelling or bulging. These may be signs of a serious condition.

    If pregnant or breast-feeding,

    ask a health professional before use.

    Keep out of reach of children.

    In case of overdose, get medical help or contact a Poison Control Center right away.

  • Directions

    • drink plenty of clear fluids to help prevent dehydration caused by diarrhea
    • not for use in children under 12 years of age
    • adults and children 12 years of age and over: 2 softgels after the first loose stool; 1 softgel after each subsequent loose stool; but no more than 4 softgels in 24 hours
  • Other information

    • store at 20º-25ºC (68º-77ºF), Protect from light.
    • avoid excessive heat above 40°C (104°F)
    • do not use if carton or blister unit is open or torn
    • see side panel for lot number and expiration date
  • Inactive ingredients

    butylated hydroxyanisole, edible ink, FD&C Blue #1, gelatin, glycerin, glyceryl caprylate, polyoxyl 40 hydrogenated castor oil and purified water

  • Questions or comments?

    Call 1-877-753-3935 Monday-Friday 9AM-5PM EST

  • Principal Display Panel

    Loperamide Hydrochloride

    Capsules, 2 mg

    Anti-Diarrheal

    Controls The Symptoms Of Diarrhea

    Suitable for adults and children 12 years and over

    SOFTGELS*

    *(Liquid-filled Capsules)

    COMPARE TO IMODIUM® A-D active ingredient**

    THIS PRODUCT IS PACKAGED IN A CHILD RESISTANT AND TAMPER EVIDENT PACKAGE. USE ONLY IF BLISTERS ARE INTACT.

    KEEP OUTER CARTON FOR COMPLETE WARNINGS AND PRODUCT INFORMATION.

    **This product is not manufactured or distributed by Johnson & Johnson Consumer, Inc., distributor of Imodium® A-D.

    DISTRIBUTED BY CARDINAL HEALTH

    DUNLIN, OHIO 43017

    www.myleader.com 1-800-200-6313

  • Product Label

    Loperamide HCI 2 mg

    LEADER Anti-Diarrheal

  • INGREDIENTS AND APPEARANCE
    ANTI-DIARRHEAL 
    loperamide hcl capsule, liquid filled
    Product Information
    Product TypeHUMAN OTC DRUGItem Code (Source)NDC:70000-0230
    Route of AdministrationORAL
    Active Ingredient/Active Moiety
    Ingredient NameBasis of StrengthStrength
    LOPERAMIDE HYDROCHLORIDE (UNII: 77TI35393C) (LOPERAMIDE - UNII:6X9OC3H4II) LOPERAMIDE HYDROCHLORIDE2 mg
    Inactive Ingredients
    Ingredient NameStrength
    BUTYLATED HYDROXYANISOLE (UNII: REK4960K2U)  
    FD&C BLUE NO. 1 (UNII: H3R47K3TBD)  
    GELATIN (UNII: 2G86QN327L)  
    GLYCERIN (UNII: PDC6A3C0OX)  
    GLYCERYL MONOCAPRYLATE (UNII: TM2TZD4G4A)  
    POLYOXYL 40 HYDROGENATED CASTOR OIL (UNII: 7YC686GQ8F)  
    WATER (UNII: 059QF0KO0R)  
    Product Characteristics
    ColorblueScoreno score
    ShapeCAPSULESize10mm
    FlavorImprint Code P13
    Contains    
    Packaging
    #Item CodePackage DescriptionMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
    1NDC:70000-0230-12 in 1 CARTON01/31/201712/31/2023
    112 in 1 BLISTER PACK; Type 0: Not a Combination Product
    Marketing Information
    Marketing CategoryApplication Number or Monograph CitationMarketing Start DateMarketing End Date
    NDANDA02185501/31/201712/31/2023
    Labeler - Cardinal Health (Leader) 70000 (063997360)