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 221 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 22,681 users)

Imodium

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.


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
  • thrombocytopenia
  • cough
  • asthenia
  • cardiogenic shock
  • cardiomyopathy
  • dyspnoea
  • maculopathy
  • oesophagitis
  • respiratory failure
6 - 12 months:
  • fluid retention
  • gait disturbance
  • gingivitis
  • anxiety disorder
  • aphthous stomatitis
  • bone disorder
  • dental caries
  • diarrhoea
  • dizziness
  • erythema
2 - 5 years:
  • anxiety
  • frequent bowel movements
  • gastric erosions
not specified:
  • pyrexia
  • dehydration
  • anxiety
  • oedema peripheral
  • arthralgia
  • pain
  • hypotension
  • pancytopenia
  • cellulitis
  • diarrhoea

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • pyrexia
  • dehydration
  • pancytopenia
  • neutropenia
  • diarrhoea
  • hypotension
  • nausea
  • multi-organ failure
  • pneumonia
  • atrial fibrillation
male:
  • dehydration
  • anxiety
  • pyrexia
  • arthralgia
  • oedema peripheral
  • cellulitis
  • leukocytosis
  • pain
  • erythema
  • drug withdrawal syndrome

Most common drug interactions by age *:

2-9:
  • blindness transient
  • papilloedema
10-19:
  • clostridial infection
  • crohn's disease
  • bone pain
  • gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • injection site irritation
  • injection site pain
20-29:
  • abdominal abscess
  • basophil count increased
  • blood chloride decreased
  • blood creatinine increased
  • blood sodium decreased
  • blood urea decreased
  • chest pain
  • crohn's disease
  • dehydration
  • haematocrit decreased
30-39:
  • caecitis
  • colitis ischaemic
  • dizziness
  • dyspnoea
  • erythema
  • hot flush
  • hypersensitivity
  • pyrexia
  • sepsis
  • blood creatinine increased
40-49:
  • pyrexia
  • pneumonia
  • diarrhoea
  • blister
  • cellulitis
  • dysphagia
  • epidermal necrolysis
  • febrile neutropenia
  • intestinal obstruction
  • laryngeal oedema
50-59:
  • oedema peripheral
  • arthralgia
  • anxiety
  • cellulitis
  • dehydration
  • drug withdrawal syndrome
  • jugular vein thrombosis
  • leukocytosis
  • pollakiuria
  • haemoptysis
60+:
  • dehydration
  • pancytopenia
  • hypotension
  • pyrexia
  • asthenia
  • pain
  • anaemia
  • anxiety
  • diarrhoea
  • atrial fibrillation

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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