Does imodium help diarrhea?
Yes, Imodium A-D can be used to treat the diarrhea due to irritable bowel syndrome. You could take imodium to stop the diahorrhea, but the problem is the nature of the irritable bowel can be diahorrea and contipation, so in using imodium you then can cause constipation to occur, which is annoying and can be painful too.
When should you take Imodium? Imodium should be taken before you eat, 30 to 60 minutes. Or if you are needing it regularly, then you can just take it throughout the day, up to 8 tablets, which might mean a maximum 2 in the morning, 2 at lunch, 2 at dinner hour and 2 before bed.
Is it really safe to take Imodium every day? Taking Imodium daily is generally considered safe for IBS sufferers. Dr Peter Whorwell, a world-renowned expert on IBS, says that Imodium is an “extraordinarily safe” drug and it is “perfectly reasonably” to take it indefinitely without causing problems.
Is Imodium addictive? Not Addictive. Immodium is not addicted and can be safely taken 1-3 times a week.But you have ibs for 13 years and you are only 25 years old you should limit dairy products, fruits and artificial sweetners like sorbitol or xylitol and you should have regular follow up with your doctors.
What does Imodium treat? Imodium is used to treat diarrhea. Imodium is also used to reduce the amount of stool in people who have an ileostomy (re-routing of the bowel through a surgical opening in the stomach).