Ridol 2mg Tablet

Medically reviewed by Dr. Naresh Dang | Written By Sonu Kumar Rao

Last updated on: November 02, 2020 11:19 am

Ridol 2mg Tablet

Uses of Ridol 2mg Tablet

Ridol 2mg Tablet is used for the treatment or prevention of the following disease(s):

Diarrhea, Gastroenteritis, Inflammatory Bowel Disease, Short Bowel Syndrome

Side effects of Ridol 2mg Tablet

The most common side effects of Ridol 2mg Tablet are – Asthenia, Dizziness, Nausea, Fatigue, Headache, Insomnia, Hypercholesterolemia, Hyperuricemia, Chest Pain, Peripheral Edema, Dyspnea, Paresthesia, Bradycardia, Abdominal Pain, Diarrhea, Rash

These side effects can usually occur in patients. However, these are only indicative and not all patients will experience them.

Precautions while using Ridol 2mg Tablet

Do not use Ridol 2mg Tablet if you are allergic to – Loperamide

If you have heart disease, liver or kidney disease, drug or alcohol addiction, consult your doctor before using Ridol 2mg Tablet.

If you are allergic to any medicine or food, consult your doctor before using this medicine.

Use this medicine under the supervision of your doctor.

To avoid an adverse reaction, consult your doctor if you are already taking other medicines.

How Ridol 2mg Tablet works

Ridol 2mg Tablet contains – Loperamide

Loperamide slows down the movement of the gut. This decreases the number of bowel movements and makes the stool less watery.

Dosage of Ridol 2mg Tablet

The dosage of Ridol 2mg Tablet depends on many factors such as the patient age, health, medical condition or history of the patient and many other conditions.

Please use this medicine as prescribed by your doctor.

Overdose of Ridol 2mg Tablet

If you forget to take a dose of Ridol 2mg Tablet, do not take two doses at the same time, there is a risk of overdose.

If you notice any unusual reaction in your body after taking this medicine, contact your doctor immediately or call your local medical emergency number.

Overdose symptoms – Nausea, vomiting, liver and cardiac problems.

Onset of Action Ridol 2mg Tablet

It takes about 30 minutes to 1 hour to show the effect of the medicine.

Duration of Action Ridol 2mg Tablet

Effect of medication lasts for an average of 9 to 14 hours.

Precautions & Warnings

Alcohol

Don't consume alcohol while taking this medicine. Adverse effects symptoms - dizziness; drowsiness; and hyperactivity disorder.

Pregnancy

Not recommended for pregnant women. Please consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

Breastfeeding

Not recommended for breastfeeding women. Please consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

Driving

Not safe during driving; you may feel dizzy; sleepy or tired after taking this medicine.

Kidney

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with kidney disease. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

Liver

This medicine should be used with caution in patients with liver disease. Consult your doctor before taking this medicine.

Alternate Brands

For informational purposes only. Consult a doctor before taking any medicines.

Lopipen 2mg Tablet  ( Morepen Laboratories Ltd. )

6.25  10 Tablets Strip Tablets Strip

Lomid 2mg Capsule  ( Agron Remedies Pvt. Ltd. )

42.00  100 Capsules Box Tablets Strip

Lopamide 2mg Tablet  ( Torrent Pharmaceuticals Ltd. )

19.93  10 Tablets Strip Tablets Strip

Lomofen Plus 2mg Tablet  ( RPG Life Sciences Ltd. )

40.00  20 Tablets Strip Tablets Strip

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About Reviewer

Dr. Naresh Dang is an MD in Internal Medicine. He has special interest in the field of Diabetes, and has over two decades of professional experience in his chosen field of specialty. Dr. Dang is an expert in the managememnt of Diabetes, Hypertension and Lipids. He also provides consultation for Life Style Management.

About Author

Sonu Kumar is a registered pharmacist with Bihar State Pharmacy Council with over 6 months experience. He is a medicine content contributor at Zotezo.

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