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Suggest dosage of Buscopan and Loperamide

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Dr. Deepak Kishore Kaltari

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Practicing since :2002

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Posted on Thu, 29 Jan 2015 in Medicines and Side Effects
Question: can you please tell how often I should be taking the buscopan 10th and loperamide 2nd, thank you for your help
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Answered by Dr. Deepak Kishore Kaltari 1 hour later
Brief Answer:
Buscopan can taken every 8th hourly

Detailed Answer:
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Dear Ms

Buscopan which is antispasmodic can be taken 10 mg every 8th hourly for relief of intestinal colic .
Loperamide which is antimotility drug used in management of loose stools can be taken in following dosage under the prescription of registered medical practitioner
1. 4 mg of Loperamide initially
2. 2 mg of Loperamide after every bout of loose stools. Not exceeding 16 mg of Loperamide in 24 hours


Do take good care of yourself

Wishing you a Very Happy New year 2015

Take care

Best regards
Dr Deepak Kaltari
Consultant Surgeon
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