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Loperamide
Essential medicine status
General description
Loperamide is an opioid derivative used in the management of diarrhoea as an antimotility agent.
INN
Loperamide
Medicine type
Chemical agent
EML status history
First added in 2013 (TRS 985) for Palliative care
Therapeutic equivalent for
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Recommendations
Section
Medicines for other common symptoms in palliative care
  • Oral > Solid: 2 mg solid oral dosage form
Indications