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 182 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)

Probiotic

Probiotic has active ingredients of bacillus coagulans. It is often used in supplementation therapy. (latest outcomes from Probiotic 4,770 users)

On Sep, 13, 2016

182 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:
  • haemoglobin decreased
  • peritonitis
  • pneumonia
  • renal failure
  • seizure
  • tumour lysis syndrome
  • abdominal pain upper
  • acute abdomen
  • angina pectoris
  • constipation
1 - 6 months:
  • haemoglobin decreased
  • nausea
  • pneumatosis intestinalis
  • vomiting
  • hyponatraemia
  • abdominal pain
  • body temperature increased
1 - 2 years:
  • detachment of retinal pigment epithelium
  • hypersensitivity
  • pain
  • peripheral swelling
  • psoriatic arthropathy
  • somnolence
2 - 5 years:
  • pain exacerbated
not specified:
  • diarrhoea
  • fatigue
  • weight decreased
  • dehydration
  • nausea
  • pain
  • dyspnoea
  • abdominal pain upper
  • asthenia
  • epistaxis

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • diarrhoea
  • fatigue
  • pain
  • nausea
  • dehydration
  • weight decreased
  • asthenia
  • abdominal pain upper
  • flatulence
  • urinary tract infection
male:
  • diarrhoea
  • fatigue
  • weight decreased
  • dyspnoea
  • dehydration
  • neuropathy peripheral
  • decreased appetite
  • haemoglobin decreased
  • intestinal stenosis
  • pneumonia

Most common drug interactions by age *:

10-19:
  • crohn's disease
  • immunosuppressant drug level decreased
  • injection site pain
  • malaise
20-29:
  • balance disorder
  • basal cell carcinoma
  • drug ineffective
  • dysuria
  • gait disturbance
  • nausea
  • pain
  • peritonitis
  • pneumonia
  • renal failure
30-39:
  • malaise
  • acne
  • contusion
  • abdominal pain
  • anhedonia
  • anxiety
  • aphagia
  • apnoea
  • blepharospasm
  • chest pain
40-49:
  • diarrhoea
  • pyrexia
  • nausea
  • abdominal adhesions
  • abdominal pain
  • anorectal infection
  • anosmia
  • anxiety
  • arthralgia
  • asthenia
50-59:
  • diarrhoea
  • dyspnoea
  • abdominal distension
  • flatulence
  • dehydration
  • weight decreased
  • cough
  • cystitis
  • fatigue
  • hyperhidrosis
60+:
  • diarrhoea
  • fatigue
  • weight decreased
  • dehydration
  • epistaxis
  • asthenia
  • nausea
  • pain
  • headache
  • abdominal pain upper

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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