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 221 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Cipro has active ingredients of ciprofloxacin. It is often used in urinary tract infection. (latest outcomes from Cipro 22,681 users)
Imodium has active ingredients of loperamide. It is often used in diarrhea. (latest outcomes from Imodium 11,082 users)
On Jul, 20, 2016
221 people who take Cipro, Imodium are studied.
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A little over a year and a half ago I was given Cipro for a mild bladder infection. A month later i began to have symptoms of prolapse and a small tendon in my lower back tore with a tremendous snap. Although I knew that the drug could cause peripheral nerve damage I took it anyway without researching it . When I had no peripheral nerve damage i thought I was home free. Over the last winter the prolapse worsened and I had trouble with infection. Asking for a tetracycline i was given Cipro. Very close to the time I took that dose but i don't know exactly when the condition worsened dramatically. I began to read about Cipro and was horrified to see the new black box warning indicating that I should never have taken this drug and also Dr. Mercola's articles about tendon damage and damage to Collagen metabolism. I realized that the uterus has a huge collagen rich ligament suspending it and i began to see a terrifying pattern. Also my arthritis is now somewhat worse and my energy level lower. While i cannot prove anything I am afraid that i have drunk the Kool-Aid. I am almost 80 and take steroids so am definitely in a category that should not take Cipro. I am curious to find if other people have had such an experience.
On eHealthMe, Cipro (ciprofloxacin) is often used to treat urinary tract infection. Imodium (loperamide) is often used to treat diarrhea. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for and how effective they are.
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