Review: taking Cipro and Imodium together


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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 446 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. It is often used in urinary tract infection. (latest outcomes from Cipro 5,914 users)

Imodium

Imodium has active ingredients of loperamide hydrochloride. It is often used in diarrhea. (latest outcomes from Imodium 16,915 users)

On Sep, 16, 2016

446 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:
  • pyrexia
  • oropharyngeal pain
  • toxic epidermal necrolysis
  • pneumonia
  • activities of daily living impaired
  • dehydration
  • dry eye
  • eosinophilia
  • inflammatory marker increased
  • rash generalised
1 - 6 months:
  • radiation necrosis
  • cardiac failure
  • cellulitis
  • dehydration
  • hypotension
  • renal failure
6 - 12 months:
  • anxiety disorder
  • aphthous stomatitis
  • bone disorder
  • dental caries
  • diarrhoea
  • dizziness
  • dyspnoea
  • erythema
  • fluid retention
  • gait disturbance
2 - 5 years:
  • myelodysplastic syndrome
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • dehydration
  • emotional distress
  • frequent bowel movements
  • gastric erosions
  • general physical health deterioration
  • injury
  • pain
  • anxiety
5 - 10 years:
  • anaemia
  • angina pectoris
  • anxiety
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • emotional distress
  • gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • general physical health deterioration
  • injury
  • pain
not specified:
  • pyrexia
  • dehydration
  • diarrhoea
  • anxiety
  • pain
  • anaemia
  • oedema peripheral
  • dyspnoea
  • hypotension
  • pancytopenia

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • pyrexia
  • pneumonia
  • diarrhoea
  • dehydration
  • oral candidiasis
  • pain
  • nausea
  • oropharyngeal pain
  • pancytopenia
  • toxic epidermal necrolysis
male:
  • dehydration
  • pyrexia
  • anxiety
  • diarrhoea
  • pain
  • arthralgia
  • oedema peripheral
  • anaemia
  • leukocytosis
  • asthenia

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • foetal exposure during pregnancy
  • premature baby
2-9:
  • blindness transient
  • papilloedema
10-19:
  • pneumonia
  • activities of daily living impaired
  • corneal perforation
  • drug intolerance
  • dry eye
  • oral candidiasis
  • oropharyngeal pain
  • pyrexia
  • toxic epidermal necrolysis
  • visual impairment
20-29:
  • injury
  • pain
  • crohn's disease
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • abdominal abscess
  • abdominal pain
  • anxiety
  • emotional distress
  • general physical health deterioration
  • atrial thrombosis
30-39:
  • dyspnoea
  • dizziness
  • caecitis
  • colitis ischaemic
  • erythema
  • hot flush
  • hypersensitivity
  • pyrexia
  • sepsis
  • malaise
40-49:
  • diarrhoea
  • pyrexia
  • pneumonia
  • injection site pain
  • pain
  • radiation necrosis
  • aspartate aminotransferase increased
  • abdominal pain upper
  • anxiety
  • back pain
50-59:
  • pyrexia
  • oedema peripheral
  • arthralgia
  • anxiety
  • dehydration
  • headache
  • leukocytosis
  • cellulitis
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • jugular vein thrombosis
60+:
  • dehydration
  • pyrexia
  • pancytopenia
  • hypotension
  • diarrhoea
  • pain
  • anaemia
  • asthenia
  • dyspnoea
  • anxiety

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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