Review: Nexium and Imodium
This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions when people take Nexium and Imodium. It is created by eHealthMe based on 957 reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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What are the drugs
Nexium (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of esomeprazole magnesium. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease.
Imodium (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of loperamide hydrochloride. It is often used in diarrhea.
On Oct, 20, 2013: 957 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|
|5||Renal Failure (kidney disfunction)||146|
|6||Dehydration (dryness resulting from the removal of water)||117|
|7||Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||103|
|8||Anaemia (lack of blood)||95|
|10||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|
|2||Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)||2|
|3||Abdominal Pain Upper||2|
|6||Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (stomach contents (food or liquid) leak backwards from the stomach into the esophagus)||2|
|8||Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)||2|
|9||Headache (pain in head)||2|
|10||Cholecystitis Chronic (long lasting infection of gallbladder)||2|
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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Can you answer these questions (what is this?):
- By Joan: Does zegerid effect blood glucose
(for a 66 year old man who has Gerd, Diabetes, and takes Zegerid, Trilipix, Triamterene And Hydrochlorothiazide, Nexium)
I am stopping nexium which caused my blood glucose to rise about 20-25 points with zegerid. Will I have the same or similar problem? I am very careful about my diet and it did not change while taking the nexium, but the blood glucose level did.
(Number of patients like Joan: 1,174)
- By trudie: I am taking prednislone for polymyalgia rhuematica and symbicourt and ventolin for copd are there any known reactions for taking these medications
(for a 72 year old woman who has Polymyalgia Rhuematica, COPD, and takes Symbicort, Prednisolone, Loperamide Hydrochloride)
since taking these 3 drugs,I am getting cramp in my fingers and also my legs, are these all side effects, sometimes I feel a little dizzy
(Number of patients like trudie: 885)
- By vfr4rf: What are you using to treat esophageal spasm
(for a 98 year old woman who has Difficulty Eating. Spits Up What Seems To Be Mucous., and takes Lisinopril, Nexium, Coumadin, Lasix, Hydrochlorothiazide, Digoxin, Multivitamin, Amlodipine)
Very difficult to eat food. Once eats most times type of mucous is spit up, almost choking. At that point cannot swallow any more. Slowly sips water - and that seems to help. Doctor diagnosis was esophageal spasm. Barium swallow showed what doctor calls a "pocket" in her throat. Dr. prescribed ...
(Number of patients like vfr4rf: 7,026)
You may be interested at these reviews (what is this?):
- By medtech56: Nexium and feeling cold
(for a 57 year old woman who has Hypothyroidism, Vitamin B12 Deficiency, High Blood Pressure, Overactive Bladder, and takes Nexium, Levothyroxine Sodium, Vesicare, Vitamin B12, Tramadol)
I took Nexium (1 40mg capsule) and approximately 45 minutes later, I felt extremely cold. I could not get warm, even though I put on a polartec jacket and sat near a heater. I also was extremely nauseated at the same time. About 30 minutes after the incident began, it ended. I no longer was ...
(Number of patients like medtech56: 12,769)
- By Cathy: Nexium and pancreatitis
(for a 58 year old woman who has Abdominal Discomfort, Kidney Infection, Pancreas Infection, Chronic Pancreatitis, and takes Nexium)
I was hospitalized twice with pancreatitis. It also caused an e-coli kidney infection. My major symptom is a throb in my abdomen which has lessened greatly since I stopped taking Nexium.
(Number of patients like Cathy: 792)
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:
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.
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