Composition :

Each film coated tablet OPOX® contains Loperamide HCl 2 mg


Pharmacology :

  • Lopreamide is an antispasmodic, in which the exact mechanism of action can not be explained.
  • n animal experiments, Loperamide inhibits intestinal motility/perstaltik by directly affecting the circular and longitudinal muscles of the intestinal wall.
  • On oral administration some drugs are not absorbed, do not penetrate brain tissue properly.


Indication :

Non-specific acute diarrhea and chronic diarrhea


Dosage :

Acute Diare (non specific) :

  • Initial dose: 4 mg.
  • Usual dose: 2 – 4 mg, 1 – 2 times daily.

Dosage should not exceed 16 mg per day.

Chronic Diareik:

  • Dose 4 – 8 mg per day depending on the severity of diarrhea and response from the patient.
  • Dosage should not exceed 16 mg per day.

Taking must be stopped if after 48 hours there is no change.


Presentation and Registration Number:

OPOX® Box, 6 strips @ 10 film coated tablets; DKL0408013617A1



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