Review: taking Imodium and Probiotic together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Imodium and Probiotic together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Imodium and Probiotic. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 72 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 11,281 users)

Probiotic

Probiotic has active ingredients of bacillus coagulans. It is often used in crohn's disease. (latest outcomes from Probiotic 1,450 users)

On Aug, 21, 2016

72 people who take Imodium, Probiotic are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Imodium and Probiotic drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Imodium:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 0 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 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)
Probiotic:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 0 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 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: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • male: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Probiotic:
  • female: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • male: 0.0% - (0 of 0 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 0 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
Probiotic:
  • 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: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • gastroenteritis escherichia coli
  • ileus
  • haemoglobin decreased
  • acute abdomen
  • faecaloma
1 - 6 months:
  • abdominal pain
  • body temperature increased
  • haemoglobin decreased
  • nausea
  • pneumatosis intestinalis
  • vomiting
2 - 5 years:
  • pain exacerbated
not specified:
  • diarrhoea
  • fatigue
  • weight decreased
  • dehydration
  • epistaxis
  • abdominal pain
  • pain
  • cough
  • nausea
  • asthenia

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • diarrhoea
  • fatigue
  • weight decreased
  • dehydration
  • epistaxis
  • pain
  • abdominal pain
  • asthenia
  • cough
  • dry skin
male:
  • intestinal stenosis
  • weight decreased
  • anastomotic complication
  • dehydration
  • metastases to liver
  • pneumonia
  • abdominal pain
  • abscess
  • anaemia
  • blood creatinine increased

Most common drug interactions by age *:

30-39:
  • malaise
  • acne
  • contusion
  • abdominal pain
  • anhedonia
  • anxiety
  • aphagia
  • apnoea
  • blepharospasm
  • chest pain
40-49:
  • diarrhoea
  • nausea
  • pyrexia
  • abdominal adhesions
  • abdominal pain
  • anosmia
  • anxiety
  • arthralgia
  • asthenia
  • blood cholesterol decreased
50-59:
  • dehydration
  • abdominal pain
  • abscess
  • diarrhoea
  • gastrointestinal infection
  • haemoglobin decreased
  • hypotension
  • ingrowing nail
  • injection site haemorrhage
  • peritonitis
60+:
  • diarrhoea
  • fatigue
  • epistaxis
  • weight decreased
  • dehydration
  • dry skin
  • dysgeusia
  • pain
  • abdominal pain
  • asthenia

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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On eHealthMe, Imodium (loperamide hydrochloride) is often used to treat diarrhea. Probiotic (bacillus coagulans) is often used to treat crohn's disease. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for and how effective they are.

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