Imodium capsules are used to treat:
- Sudden short-lived (acute) attacks of diarrhoea in adults and children over 8 years of age
- Long-lasting (chronic) diarrhoea in adults
Imodium capsules contain a medicine called loperamide hydrochloride. It belongs to a group of medicines which helps reduce diarrhoea by slowing down an overactive bowel. It also helps the body to absorb more water and salts from the bowel.