Review: Nexium and Imodium drug interactions
This review analyzes the interactions between Nexium and Imodium. It is created by eHealthMe based on 958 people who have drug interactions while taking the drugs. The review uses reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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What are the drugs
Nexium (latest outcomes from 72,942 users) has active ingredients of esomeprazole magnesium. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease.
Imodium (latest outcomes from 9,736 users) has active ingredients of loperamide hydrochloride. It is often used in diarrhea.
On Mar, 1, 2014: 958 people who reported to have interactions when taking Nexium, Imodium are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Nexium (esomeprazole magnesium)
- Imodium (loperamide hydrochloride)
Most common interactions experienced by people in the use of Nexium, Imodium:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Renal Failure (kidney dysfunction)||146|
|Dehydration (dryness resulting from the removal of water)||117|
|Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||104|
|Anaemia (lack of blood)||95|
|Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)||81|
Most common interactions experienced by people in long term use of Nexium, Imodium:(click on each outcome to view in-depth analysis, incl. how people recovered)
|Interaction||Number of reports|
|Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||3|
|Abdominal Pain Upper||2|
|Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (stomach contents (food or liquid) leak backwards from the stomach into the oesophagus)||2|
|Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)||2|
|Cholecystitis Chronic (long lasting infection of gallbladder)||2|
How effective are the drugs:
|not at all||somewhat||moderate||high||very high|
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Crohn's disease
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Heparin sodium injection
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, Nexium (esomeprazole magnesium) is often used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease. Imodium (loperamide hydrochloride) is often used to treat diarrhea. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
What is the drug used for and how effective is it:
- Nexium is used in:
- Imodium is used in:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
- Nexium alternatives:
- Imodium alternatives:
Comments from related studies:
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