Imodium Side Effects In Dog Diarrhea Treatment

Treatment of diarrhea can be achieved in humans and dogs, but it does have some side effects, however most are mild.
 
 
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Feb. 3, 2011 - PRLog -- Loperamide is an opioid drug effective against diarrhea resulting from gastroenteritis or inflammatory bowel disease. Imodium is one of the brand names. Other popular brand  names are Lopex,Dimor, Fortasec and Pepto.
Treatment of diarrhea can be achieved in humans and dogs, but it does have some side effects, however most are mild.

SIDE EFFECTS
The most common side effects are abdominal pain and bloating, nausea, vomiting and constipation. Rare side effects are paralysis, dizziness and rashes.

Make sure you take your dog to the vet if you notice any vomiting, worsening diarrhea or increased straining. Also if your dog has difficulty moving about or is in obvious discomfort is a sign that you should discontinue the medication of imodium and consult your veterinarian.

Take note that if your dog develops  a fever, has hair loss or sores in the mouth ,on the tongue or between the hoofs then you should discontinue the treating your dog with imodium and consult your vet.

Also consider any medication your dog might be on prior to the diarrhea. Some drugs can cause diarrhea and attempting dog diarrhea treatment with imodium in such circumstances is not advised as this can lead to another type of disease. That is a contraindication of imodium treatment for dog diarrhea


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Being a dog owner i know how discomforting it can be if your dog is has diarrhea and you can not afford to watch him suffer and you don’t know how to treat him.
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