Review: taking Cipro and Imodium together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Cipro and Imodium together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Cipro and Imodium. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 350 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Cipro

Cipro has active ingredients of ciprofloxacin hydrochloride. It is often used in urinary tract infection. (latest outcomes from Cipro 16,347 users)

Imodium

Imodium has active ingredients of loperamide hydrochloride. It is often used in diarrhea. (latest outcomes from Imodium 11,734 users)

On Aug, 26, 2016

350 people who take Cipro, Imodium are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Cipro and Imodium drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Cipro:
  • < 1 month: 20.0% - (1 of 5 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Imodium:
  • < 1 month: 66.0% - (2 of 3 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Cipro:
  • female: 20.0% - (1 of 5 people)
  • male: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Imodium:
  • female: 50.0% - (2 of 4 people)
  • male: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Cipro:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 30-39: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
Imodium:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 30-39: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 40-49: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • dehydration
  • eosinophilia
  • inflammatory marker increased
  • rash generalised
  • rash pustular
  • white blood cell count increased
  • pyrexia
  • toxic epidermal necrolysis
  • diarrhoea
  • dyspnoea
1 - 6 months:
  • cardiac failure
  • cellulitis
  • dehydration
  • hypotension
  • radiation necrosis
  • renal failure
6 - 12 months:
  • anxiety disorder
  • aphthous stomatitis
  • bone disorder
  • dental caries
  • diarrhoea
  • dizziness
  • dyspnoea
  • erythema
  • fluid retention
  • gait disturbance
2 - 5 years:
  • frequent bowel movements
  • gastric erosions
  • general physical health deterioration
  • injury
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • myelodysplastic syndrome
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • emotional distress
5 - 10 years:
  • anxiety
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • emotional distress
  • general physical health deterioration
  • injury
  • pain
not specified:
  • pyrexia
  • dehydration
  • anxiety
  • diarrhoea
  • pain
  • oedema peripheral
  • anaemia
  • pancytopenia
  • dyspnoea
  • arthralgia

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • pyrexia
  • diarrhoea
  • dehydration
  • pain
  • pancytopenia
  • pneumonia
  • nausea
  • dyspnoea
  • neutropenia
  • hypotension
male:
  • dehydration
  • anxiety
  • pyrexia
  • diarrhoea
  • oedema peripheral
  • pain
  • arthralgia
  • leukocytosis
  • anaemia
  • asthenia

Most common drug interactions by age *:

2-9:
  • blindness transient
  • papilloedema
10-19:
  • pneumonia
  • activities of daily living impaired
  • chest pain
  • clostridial infection
  • corneal perforation
  • crohn's disease
  • drug intolerance
  • dry eye
  • dyspnoea
  • non-hodgkin's lymphoma
20-29:
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • abdominal abscess
  • anxiety
  • emotional distress
  • general physical health deterioration
  • injury
  • pain
  • basophil count increased
  • blood chloride decreased
  • blood creatinine increased
30-39:
  • dyspnoea
  • caecitis
  • colitis ischaemic
  • dizziness
  • erythema
  • hot flush
  • hypersensitivity
  • pyrexia
  • sepsis
  • blood creatinine increased
40-49:
  • pyrexia
  • pneumonia
  • diarrhoea
  • pain
  • anxiety
  • blister
  • cellulitis
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • dysphagia
  • emotional distress
50-59:
  • oedema peripheral
  • pyrexia
  • arthralgia
  • anxiety
  • cellulitis
  • dehydration
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • jugular vein thrombosis
  • leukocytosis
  • pollakiuria
60+:
  • dehydration
  • pancytopenia
  • pyrexia
  • diarrhoea
  • hypotension
  • pain
  • asthenia
  • dyspnoea
  • anaemia
  • anxiety

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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