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How are prescription and over-the-counter loperamide different?

Prescription loperamide and over-the-counter (OTC) loperamide are the same strength but available in different dosage forms. OTC loperamide comes in three forms: two mg. tablet, oral solution at two mg./10 ml. and oral suspension at two mg./10 ml. The original brand name product for OTC loperamide is Imodium A-D. Presctiption loperamide is a two mg. capsule formulation.

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