Imodium® for Dogs


Imodium® is a medication that is used to treat diarrhea in humans. But can you give Imodium® to dogs?

Is Imodium® Safe for Dogs?

Imodium® is generally safe for dogs to take, but it is important to talk to your veterinarian first.

How Much Imodium® Can I Give 

The dosage of Imodium® that you give your dog will depend on their weight. Your veterinarian can help you determine the correct dosage.

How to Give 

You can give Imodium® to your dog by mouth or by dissolving it in their food. If you are giving Imodium® to your dog by mouth, be sure to give it to them with food.

Side Effects 

The most common side effects of Imodium® in dogs are constipation and drowsiness. If your dog experiences any other side effects, be sure to contact your veterinarian.

When Not to Give

Do not give Imodium® to dogs who are pregnant or nursing. Do not give Imodium® to dogs who have kidney or liver disease.

See a Veterinarian

If your dog has diarrhea that is severe or does not improve after a few days, be sure to see a veterinarian.

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