Diarrhoea Treatment

Diarrhoea has a nasty habit of striking anytime, anywhere. Thankfully, there are plenty of treatments you can use for instant relief. Diarrhoea is often caused by a viral infection of food poisoning, but it can also be triggered by IBS.

The active ingredient in many brands of capsules is loperamide hydrochloride. This slows down the bowel and helps resolve the symptoms of diarrhoea. If your symptoms include an upset stomach and indigestion, use Pepto-Bismol medicine to soothe your digestive tract and offer relief from nausea and heartburn.

You can also try an intestinal adsorbent if you suspect your symptoms are caused by a virus or pathogen. This binds with nasty substances and helps the body excrete them within 24-hours.