Some common over-the-counter medicines available for diarrhea include Pepto-Bismol, Imodium A-D and Kaopectate, states WebMD. The active ingredients in these medicines are loperamide and bismuth subsalicylate, according ... More » Health Medications & Vitamins

There are several trusted antidiarrheal medicines for kids, according to the FDA. Over-the-counter brand medicines such as Imodium A-D Children's Liquid, Kaopectate Stomach Reliever and Homeolab Kids Relief are all relia... More » Health Medications & Vitamins

There are several over-the-counter medications that patients can take for arthritis, including aspirin, Alleve, Motrin, Advil and Tylenol. Nonsteroidal anti-inflammatory drugs are the most popular drugs for treating arth... More » Health Medications & Vitamins

Mild diarrhea often requires no treatment at all, while over-the-counter treatments such as Kaopectate, Imodium A-D and Pepto-Bismol offer the best solution for most cases that require attention, notes WebMD. In addition... More » Health Conditions & Diseases Gastrointestinal Issues

Lakeside Animal Clinic advises clients to treat diarrhea in dogs with Kaopectate or Pepto-Bismol. The recommended dosage is 1 teaspoon per every 5 pounds of the dog's weight every two hours. If the diarrhea persists afte... More » Pets & Animals Pets Veterinary Health

Antacids such as Alka-Seltzer and Pepto-Bismol and acid reducers such as Pepcid AC and Nexium 24HR are among the best medicines for acid reflux as of 2015, according to WebMD. If these medicines fail to alleviate symptom... More » Health Medications & Vitamins

Kaopectate is a medication for adults targeted at relieving diarrhea and upset stomach, not constipation. According to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration, Kaopectate should not be given to babies or young children unl... More » Health Medications & Vitamins