- Are Lomotil and Viberzi the Same Thing?
- What Are Possible Side Effects of Lomotil?
- What Are Possible Side Effects of Viberzi?
- What Is Lomotil?
- What Is Viberzi?
- What Drugs Interact with Lomotil?
- What Drugs Interact with Viberzi?
- How Should Lomotil Be Taken?
- How Should Viberzi Be Taken?
Are Lomotil and Viberzi the Same Thing?
What Are Possible Side Effects of Lomotil?
Common side effects of Lomotil include:
- blurred vision,
- dry mouth,
- upset stomach,
- loss of appetite,
- skin rash, or
Tell your doctor if you experience unlikely but serious side effects of Lomotil including:
- stomach or abdominal pain or swelling,
- severe nausea or vomiting,
- mental/mood changes (e.g., confusion, depression), or
- numbness and tingling of arms or legs.
What Are Possible Side Effects of Viberzi?
Common side effects of Viberzi include:
- abdominal pain,
- upper respiratory tract infection,
- runny or stuffy nose,
- rash, and
What Is Lomotil?
Lomotil (diphenoxylate and atropine) is a combination antidiarrheal medication, and an anticholinergic used to treat diarrhea.
What Is Viberzi?
What Drugs Interact With Lomotil?
What Drugs Interact With Viberzi?
Viberzi may also interact with cyclosporine, gemfibrozil, antiretrovirals, rifampin, eltrombopag, ciprofloxacin, fluconazole, clarithromycin, paroxetine, bupropion, anticholinergics, opioids, rosuvastatin, dihydroergotamine, ergotamine, pimozide, sirolimus, or tacrolimus.
How Should Lomotil Be Taken?
The recommended initial adult dosage is two Lomotil tablets four times daily or 10 ml (two regular tsp) of Lomotil liquid four times daily (20 mg per day). The pediatric dose is determined by the child's weight.
How Should Viberzi Be Taken?
The recommended dosage of Viberzi in adults is 100 mg twice daily, taken with food.
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