|Product Name||Loperamide HCl USP|
|Therap.Cat :||One of the long-acting synthetic Antidiarrheals; it is not significantly absorbed from the gut, and has no effect on the adrenergic system or central nervous system, but may antagonize histamine and interfere with acetylcholine release locally.|
Loperamide Hydrochloride is the hydrochloride salt form of loperamide, a synthetic, piperidine derivative and opioid agonist with antidiarrheal activity. Loperamide acts on the mu-receptors in the intestinal mucosa.
Loperamide is synthetic opioid that primarily affects opiate receptors in the intestine and is used to treat diarrhea.