Is loperamide safe in 3 yr old baby?? If yes then how much dose??

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Avoid in children

Not safe

Unsafe for kids

Yes The dose at the start of treatment is usually higher than the doses after each loose stool (diarrhoea).

In general I avoid loperamide, it has potential for causing paralytic ileus, which can lead to septicemia Loperamide has very few and specific indication, it needs to be avoided in treatment of infective diarrhoea

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Not safe. Better to avoid. with other options.

BELOW.. 2 YRS AGE .. IT IS CONTRAINDICATED.. AS IT IS NOT SAFE.. RECOMMENDED..ABOVE 8 ..YRS OF AGE..

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No don't use Above 6 year Use racedrotil

Though it is not safe but some times we have to give it

Avoid use in children below 6 yrs of age. Above 6 yrs ,maximum 4mg can be given in a day.

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