Prices from £19.99
Review More Prices
Your privacy is important, Prescription Doctor are committed to keeping your details completely confidential.
This is why we also take steps to conceal your prescription products under two layers of packaging.
We have a commitment to delivering a discreet service and understand your need for privacy. We ship all orders via a trackable courier using discreet, plain packaging.
Once your order is dispatched you will receive a tracking number via sms and email.
We deliver medications between Monday and Saturday. You can upgrade to Saturday delivery on Friday.
You should receive a tracking number with your order which you can use this number to track your parcel online. This should give you a clear indication of where your parcel is. If you haven’t received your parcel in the time frame given by our couriers, contact your local depot to find out where it is. You can also contact our support team who will do this for you.
On checkout you will be asked to leave your mobile number so our courier can text you about the delivery. This is also useful if the courier has problems finding your address. We will not use your mobile number for anything else.
You can pay for your order using credit, debit card or via bank transfer.
If you don’t have a credit or debit card you can pay via bank transfer. We will give you a unique reference number at checkout along with details of how to make the transfer. Once the money has cleared in our account, we will process your order.
We are a completely secure site and take many measures to ensure your details are kept safe. We understand that you have a right to extreme privacy when purchasing sensitive health medications. All information that you provide to us is stored on our secure servers. Any payment transactions will be encrypted using SSL technology.
You can pay for your order using credit, debit card and bank transfer.
Card Payment: Please notify us that you wish to cancel your order. Your refund will show available In 1 - 3 days.
Bank Transfer: A member of our team will contact you requesting for your bank details. These details are only used to transfer the funds back into your account.
Imodium Syrup SF is an antidiarrhoeal oral solution for treating acute or chronic diarrhoea in adults.
You can safely buy Imodium Syrup online from Prescription Doctor. Our secure and confidential service puts you in touch with doctors, who are able to assess your condition and appropriately prescribe the safest treatment for you. Our excellent customer service team are on hand to help with any concerns you may have.
If your order is approved by one of our certified doctors before 3pm weekdays, our pharmacy will dispense and dispatch your order in discreet, tamper-proof packaging via a next-day tracked courier service. Our UK regulated pharmacy stocks genuine medicine which has been licensed for use in the UK, including popular brands from Pfizer and GSK
We have been rated 4.7 out of 5 on TrustPilot.
Diarrhoea is the passing of loose or watery stools more regularly than normal. It usually happens when your bowels are unable to absorb fluid back into your body properly, causing excessive water to come out with your stool.
Certain factors, such as bacteria or viral infections, food intolerances or diet can interfere with the bowel movements in some people, causing symptoms such as diarrhoea, among other conditions.
Diarrhoea causes the body to lose fluids, which can result in dehydration. Symptoms of dehydration can include:
Treating diarrhoea can greatly reduce the risk of experiencing dehydration.
Imodium Syrup contains the active ingredient loperamide hydrochloride. Loperamide is a type of medicine which works against certain receptors in the bowels in order to decrease the tone of the muscles in the intestinal wall.
This action works to slow down the movements of the bowel, allowing the body to absorb water and thicken your stools.
The effect of Imodium Syrup should last between 8 and 12 hours. If taken in the morning, Imodium Syrup should provide all-day relief from diarrhoea.
Imodium Syrup only treats the diarrhoea symptoms and does not replenish the body with water or salts, which are typically lost during several episodes of diarrhoea. It is important to drink more fluids than normal when treating diarrhoea with loperamide.
Follow your physician's instructions carefully when you take Imodium Syrup SF. Imodium Syrup SF comes with a measuring cup with a 5 ml line. Set the measuring cup on a stable surface with the arrow pointing upward.
Pour the designated amount of solution into the cup, stopping when the fluid reaches the appropriate measuring line. For example, if your doctor says to take a 5 ml dose, stop pouring when the fluid line reaches the 5 ml mark on the cup.
The amount you take is related to whether the diarrhoea attack is sudden (acute) or it comes and goes over a period of time (chronic). For this reason, it is important to take the amount prescribed by your doctor.
Typical doses are:
Your diarrhoea symptoms should improve within two days after the first dose. If not, stop taking Imodium Syrup and contact your doctor.
If you forget to take Imodium Syrup, take the dose as soon as you remember. If it is almost time for your next dose, skip the missed dose of Imodium Syrup.
Do not take more Imodium Syrup to make up for a missed dose.
If you take too much Imodium Syrup, seek help at the hospital casualty department, especially if you feel like your heart is racing, you have slowed breathing, you lose consciousness or get dizzy.
All medications carry the risk of side effects and cautions, though not everybody gets them. It is important to familiarise yourself with these potentials risks by reading the patient information leaflet (PIL) enclosed with your medicine.
Let your doctor know if you know you are allergic to:
Stop taking Imodium syrup SF and contact your doctor immediately if you experience any of the following allergy side effects:
Contact your physician if you experience common side effects after taking Imodium Syrup SF such as:
Some uncommon/rare side effects with taking Imodium Syrup SF include:
This is not an exhaustive list of side effects. Further safety information about Imodium Syrup SF can be found in the patient information leaflet enclosed with your medicine. You can also view the patient information for Imodium online here.
If you experience any side effects, whether listed above or in the patient information leaflet, inform your doctor or pharmacist for advice. You can find your nearest pharmacy by using the NHS' Find A Pharmacy service.
Tell your medical provider if you are pregnant or if you suspect you might be pregnant.
Do not take Imodium Syrup SF if you are breastfeeding.
This medication contains sodium saccharin and may not be suitable if you are on a sodium-controlled diet.
Imodium Syrup SF also contains a small amount of alcohol (less than 100 mg per dose)
Do not take Imodium Syrup SF if you:
Speak to your doctor before taking Imodium if you have:
There have been incidents of serious heart problems after taking too much loperamide, which is the active ingredient in Imodium Syrup SF.
Always store medicine out of the sight and reach of children and pets.
Never share your medicine with anyone else, even if they are experiencing the same symptoms as you.
You should avoid or limit your consumption of alcohol while taking Imodium Syrup as it may increase your risk of side effects, such as nausea, tiredness or dizziness.
While trating diarrhoea, alcohol should be avoided due to its diuretic effect which can cause dehydration.
Some people report feeling dizzy after taking this medication. It also contains a small amount of alcohol, which could make staying focused difficult. Do not drive or operate machinery until you know how Imodium Syrup SF will affect you.
Yes, it is safe to take Dioralyte with Imodium Syrup.
Dioralyte is a medicine known as a rehydrating salt. It helps to rehydrate the body following episodes of diarrhoea.
You can buy Dioralyte from our online pharmacy at Prescription Doctor.
No, you should not take Imodium Syrup while pregnant or breastfeeding because there is no data to determine the safety of the medicine for women in these groups.
If you are pregnant or breastfeeding, and suffering a bout of diarrhoea, speak to your doctor or pharmacist.
Table of contents