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Imodium Pregnancy

(Loperamide)

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Is Imodium (Loperamide) safe during pregnancy or nursing?

The FDA category for this medication is C. It is advised that you: Weigh risks vs. benefits
Pregnancy

Imodium (Loperamide) pregnancy info from our pharmacists

  • Upsides
  • No info available
  • Downsides
  • No info available
  • Tips
  • Check with your baby doctor before using if you're breastfeeding.
  • Risks
  • Using Imodium (Loperamide) is not recommended during pregnancy or if you're breast-feeding. Talk to your baby doctor about other medication choices to treat your condition.
Source: FDA package insert