Starlop 2mg Tablet

Medically reviewed by Dr. Swaroop Choudhari | Written By Kunal V Kumar

Last updated on: November 02, 2020 3:33 am

Starlop 2mg Tablet

Uses of Starlop 2mg Tablet

Starlop 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 Starlop 2mg Tablet

The most common side effects of Starlop 2mg Tablet are – Dizziness, Drowsiness, Constipation, Fatigue, Dry Mouth, Vomiting, Stomach Pain, Discomfort

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

Precautions while using Starlop 2mg Tablet

Do not use Starlop 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 Starlop 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 Starlop 2mg Tablet works

Starlop 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 Starlop 2mg Tablet

The dosage of Starlop 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 Starlop 2mg Tablet

If you forget to take a dose of Starlop 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 Starlop 2mg Tablet

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

Duration of Action Starlop 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

Roko 2mg Capsule  ( Cipla Ltd. )

18.77  10 Capsules Strip Tablets Strip

Andial 2mg Tablet  ( Veritaz Healthcare Ltd. )

20.04  10 Tablets Strip Tablets Strip

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

40.00  20 Tablets Strip Tablets Strip

Imodium 2mg Capsule  ( Janssen Pharmaceuticals )

14.50  4 Capsules Strip Tablets Strip

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About Reviewer

Dr. Swaroop Y Choudhari is an MBBS, MD in General Medicine. The doctor holds an experience of 8 years, and has extensive knowledge in his respective field of medicine.

About Author

Kunal is a registered pharmacist with RGUHS with over 11 months experience. He is a medicine content contributor at Zotezo.

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