Review: taking Imodium and Dicyclomine hydrochloride together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Imodium and Dicyclomine hydrochloride together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Imodium and Dicyclomine hydrochloride. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 486 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Imodium

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

Dicyclomine Hydrochloride

Dicyclomine hydrochloride has active ingredients of dicyclomine hydrochloride. It is often used in irritable bowel syndrome. (latest outcomes from Dicyclomine hydrochloride 768 users)

On Sep, 21, 2016

486 people who take Imodium, Dicyclomine Hydrochloride are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Imodium and Dicyclomine hydrochloride drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Imodium:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 0 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 1 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Dicyclomine Hydrochloride:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 1 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:

Imodium:
  • female: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • male: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
Dicyclomine Hydrochloride:
  • female: 0.0% - (0 of 2 people)
  • male: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

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 2 people)
  • 30-39: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Dicyclomine Hydrochloride:
  • 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 2 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • asthenia
  • chronic hepatitis
  • eczema
  • fatigue
  • folliculitis
  • neutropenia
  • tracheitis
  • upper respiratory tract infection
  • vertigo
  • acute graft versus host disease
1 - 6 months:
  • diarrhoea
  • epstein-barr virus infection
  • diarrhea
  • insomnia
  • knee pain
  • nausea
  • pain - back
  • pain in jaw
  • acute graft versus host disease
  • c-reactive protein increased
2 - 5 years:
  • anxiety
  • depression
not specified:
  • diarrhoea
  • nausea
  • abdominal pain
  • pain
  • vomiting
  • drug ineffective
  • fatigue
  • pyrexia
  • crohn's disease
  • fall

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • diarrhoea
  • abdominal pain
  • nausea
  • fatigue
  • pain
  • drug ineffective
  • abdominal pain upper
  • injection site pain
  • weight increased
  • asthenia
male:
  • diarrhoea
  • vomiting
  • crohn's disease
  • nausea
  • pain
  • pyrexia
  • drug ineffective
  • blood potassium decreased
  • fatigue
  • abdominal pain

Most common drug interactions by age *:

0-1:
  • apnoea
  • atrial septal defect
  • bacterial sepsis
  • bronchomalacia
  • bronchopulmonary dysplasia
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • exomphalos
  • foetal exposure during pregnancy
  • gastroschisis
  • laryngomalacia
10-19:
  • diarrhoea
  • colitis ulcerative
  • crohn's disease
  • gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • vomiting
  • abdominal pain upper
  • abscess
  • bladder dilatation
  • chest pain
  • dyspepsia
20-29:
  • abdominal pain
  • biliary colic
  • upper respiratory tract infection
  • fatigue
  • cholecystitis acute
  • epigastric discomfort
  • pain
  • post cholecystectomy syndrome
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • gallbladder injury
30-39:
  • crohn's disease
  • vomiting
  • abdominal pain lower
  • blood potassium decreased
  • colitis
  • dysgeusia
  • eructation
  • pernicious anaemia
  • quadriplegia
  • drug dependence
40-49:
  • abdominal pain
  • weight increased
  • dyspnoea exertional
  • swelling
  • oedema
  • pain
  • drug ineffective
  • injection site pain
  • injury
  • anxiety
50-59:
  • diarrhoea
  • nausea
  • pain
  • weight decreased
  • fatigue
  • pneumonia
  • pyrexia
  • abdominal pain
  • drug ineffective
  • weight increased
60+:
  • diarrhoea
  • nausea
  • asthenia
  • abdominal pain
  • depression
  • vomiting
  • drug ineffective
  • fall
  • abdominal pain upper
  • pain

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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