Loperamide Hydrochloride is a white to slightly yellow powder and is
freely soluble in methanol, isopropyl alcohol, chloroform and slightly
soluble in water.
Loperamide hydrochloride, 4-(p-chlorophenyl)-4-hydroxy-N,N-dimethyl-a,a-diphenyl-1-piperidinebutyramide
monohydrochloride, is a synthetic anti-diarrheal for oral use.
It has the following molecular formula C29H33ClN2O2HCl
with a molecular weight of 513.51.
Each capsule, for oral administration, contains 2 mg loperamide hydrochloride.
Loperamide hydrochloride capsules also contain the inactive ingredients
pregelatinized corn starch, gelatin capsules, iron oxides, lactose monohydrate,
magnesium stearate, and titanium dioxide.