Generic Name:Loperamide(loe-per´a-mide) Brand Name:Imodium, Imodium AD, Kaopectate III, MaaloxAnti-diarrheal, Pepto Diarrhea, Control Classifications:gastrointestinal agent; Pregnancy Category:B Availability: 2 mg tablets, capsules;  1 mg/mL, 1 mg/5 mL liquid Actions Effective antidiarrheal; synthetic piperidine derivative chemically related to diphenoxylate and to meperidine. Reportedly has longer duration of action. Therapeutic effects Inhibits GI peristaltic activity by direct action...