Review: taking Imodium and Promethazine together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Imodium and Promethazine together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Imodium and Promethazine. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 594 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)

Promethazine

Promethazine has active ingredients of promethazine hydrochloride. It is often used in nausea. (latest outcomes from Promethazine 2,976 users)

On Aug, 24, 2016

594 people who take Imodium, Promethazine are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Imodium and Promethazine drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Imodium:
  • < 1 month: 50.0% - (2 of 4 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: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
Promethazine:
  • < 1 month: 100.0% - (4 of 4 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: 100.0% - (1 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 1 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Imodium:
  • female: 60.0% - (3 of 5 people)
  • male: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
Promethazine:
  • female: 80.0% - (4 of 5 people)
  • male: 100.0% - (1 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: 25.0% - (1 of 4 people)
  • 30-39: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 50-59: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Promethazine:
  • 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: 75.0% - (3 of 4 people)
  • 30-39: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 40-49: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 50-59: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • abdominal pain
  • gastroenteritis
  • anaemia
  • renal tubular necrosis
  • complications of transplanted kidney
  • cytomegalovirus viraemia
  • dehydration
  • headache
1 - 6 months:
  • death
  • diarrhoea
  • myositis
  • rash
  • sinus tachycardia
  • spinal osteoarthritis
  • stevens-johnson syndrome
  • uterine leiomyoma
  • diabetes mellitus
  • heart rate increased
6 - 12 months:
  • confusional state
  • pyrexia
2 - 5 years:
  • anxiety, apprehension, feeling uptight, jitters, stress, stress and anxiety, tension
  • burning eyes
  • chronic pain
  • chronic pancreatitis
  • chronic sinusitis
  • cognitive deterioration
  • constipation
  • depression
  • diarrhea
  • dry mouth
5 - 10 years:
  • anxiety, apprehension, feeling uptight, jitters, stress, stress and anxiety, tension
  • burning eyes
  • chronic pain
  • chronic pancreatitis
  • chronic sinusitis
  • cognitive deterioration
  • constipation
  • depression
  • diarrhea
  • dry mouth
not specified:
  • diarrhoea
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • dehydration
  • pain
  • abdominal pain
  • pneumonia
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • fatigue

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • nausea
  • diarrhoea
  • pain
  • vomiting
  • anxiety
  • dehydration
  • anaemia
  • depression
  • pneumonia
  • urinary tract infection
male:
  • diarrhoea
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • dehydration
  • abdominal pain
  • fatigue
  • gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • renal failure acute
  • rash
  • dizziness

Most common drug interactions by age *:

2-9:
  • foetal exposure during pregnancy
  • premature baby
10-19:
  • blood potassium decreased
  • catheter related infection
  • chills
  • pyrexia
  • anxiety
  • depression
  • hyponatraemia
  • injury
  • abasia
  • abdominal distension
20-29:
  • anxiety
  • pain
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • deep vein thrombosis
  • injury
  • emotional distress
  • general physical health deterioration
  • gallbladder disorder
  • mental disorder
  • pulmonary embolism
30-39:
  • fatigue
  • nausea
  • headache
  • vomiting
  • diarrhoea
  • chest pain
  • insomnia
  • abdominal pain
  • depression
  • eye pain
40-49:
  • dehydration
  • diarrhoea
  • nausea
  • dyspnoea
  • abdominal pain
  • depression
  • hypotension
  • pain
  • general physical health deterioration
  • anaemia
50-59:
  • nausea
  • pneumonia
  • vomiting
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • renal failure acute
  • diarrhoea
  • dehydration
  • anaemia
  • pain
  • gastrointestinal haemorrhage
60+:
  • diarrhoea
  • nausea
  • vomiting
  • dehydration
  • fall
  • asthenia
  • hypotension
  • pain
  • anaemia
  • dyspnoea

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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