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Loperamide

Does anyone use unbranded Loperamide? I'm finding constantly buying Imodeum to be expensive!

Also not sure wether to ask the GP for a prescription, would that be worth getting?

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Hi I have just been given loperamide on prescription worth asking your dr apparently it's the same as Imodium .

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I now get mine prescribed - about 30 in the pack but I get free prescriptions currently, also Tesco over the counter version for £1.80 for 12 is just as good I find x

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Home and bargin 58p

Wilkinson's 80p it's the same just not a brand name.

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Hi I get mine on prescription and mine is the syrup in a bottle

All The Best :)

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Yes most drugs after a certain time can be made by anyone turn a pack of painkillers over the branded ones contain the same ingredients at a fraction of the price! Bit like branded foods and other items! Yes tesco ones are cheaper and often with a prescription for drugs actually hikes the cost up further.

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I buy nearly all of my OTC medicines from the discount stores. Savers, Home Bargains and B&M Stores stock most of the IBS-related ones far cheaper than Boots or the major supermarkets.

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Yes I use unbranded loperamide and it's the same. So no problems. Good luck x

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My hubby uses unbranded and they are just as good as Immodium - you are certainly paying for the name with those.

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I use it all the time plus you can get pills in a bottle instead of those hard to open packaging

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I get a 30 pack of loperimide.

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I have loperamide on repeat perscription , works out cheaper I find .

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