IMOMED is well tolerated and side effects are unlikely to occur if the product is taken as directed.
- nausea, abdominal cramps, dry mouth, constipation, flatulence, dyspepsia. Very rare: intestinal obstruction and concomitant colon enlargement as a complication of chronic inflammatory bowel disease (toxic megacolon).
Nervous system disorders:
- headache, fatigue, dizziness.
Immune system disorders:
- hypersensitivity reactions such as skin rash, angioneurotic edema, anaphylactic shock.
Skin and subcutaneous tissue disorders:
- Very rare: bullous rash, including Stephen-Johnson syndrome, erythema multiforme and toxic epidermal necrolysis If you notice side effects not listed in this leaflet, please inform your doctor. He will decide what measures need to be taken.
You should not take Imomed in the following cases:
- hypersensitivity to any of the ingredients;
- conditions in which bowel function should be avoided, such as bloating, constipation and intestinal entanglement;
- disorder accompanied by fever and / or bloody stools;
- a disorder in which inflammation of the colon has been found (ulcerative colitis or pseudomembranous colitis resulting from antibiotic treatment);
- Imomed is not recommended for use in children under 12 years of age.
Before starting treatment with Imomed, pay special attention:
A significant amount of fluid and electrolytes are lost in the disorder. Therefore, you need to compensate for this loss by drinking a lot more fluids than you would normally. This is especially true for children.
In acute diarrhea, IMOMED is discontinued for up to 48 hours. If there is no effect, stop the medicine and talk to your doctor. In case of impaired liver function, inform your doctor.
You may need strict medical supervision during treatment with Imomed. No dose adjustment is required in patients with renal disease, as most of the drug is excreted in the faeces.
Use in children:
Imomed is given to children over the age of twelve, but not more than 4 tablets in 24 hours.
There are no adequate data from the use of the product in pregnant women, therefore Imomed should not be used during pregnancy. It is recommended that you do not take Imomed during breast-feeding, as small amounts pass into your breast milk.
Driving and using machines:
To date, no effects on the ability to drive and use machines have been known. Because diarrhea can cause fatigue, dizziness, or drowsiness, caution is advised when driving or using machines.