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Review: Imodium and Dicyclomine

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Imodium and Dicyclomine. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 261 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Imodium (latest outcomes from 10,171 users) has active ingredients of loperamide hydrochloride. It is often used in diarrhea.

Dicyclomine hydrochloride (latest outcomes from 638 users) has active ingredients of dicyclomine hydrochloride. It is often used in irritable bowel syndrome.

On Oct, 30, 2014: 261 people who take Imodium, Dicyclomine Hydrochloride are studied

Imodium, Dicyclomine Hydrochloride outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Imodium (loperamide hydrochloride)
- Dicyclomine Hydrochloride (dicyclomine hydrochloride)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Imodium is effectiven/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/an/a
Dicyclomine Hydrochloride is effectiven/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/an/an/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
InfectionHypomagnesaemian/an/aDepressionn/an/aNausea
Lymphoproliferative DisorderHyperamylasaemiaAnxietyAbdominal Pain
Mucous Membrane DisorderHepatic Function AbnormalDiarrhoea
PyrexiaInfectionVomiting
HypomagnesaemiaLymphoproliferative DisorderPain
HyperamylasaemiaPyrexiaWeight Increased
C-reactive Protein IncreasedMucous Membrane DisorderPyrexia
DiarrhoeaEpstein-barr Virus InfectionDepression
Epstein-barr Virus InfectionDiarrhoeaDrug Ineffective
Hepatic Function AbnormalPain In JawFatigue

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Imodium is effective50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
Dicyclomine Hydrochloride is effective0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
Abdominal PainDiarrhoea
NauseaVomiting
Weight IncreasedNausea
DiarrhoeaPain
DepressionCrohn's Disease
VomitingPyrexia
PainBlood Potassium Decreased
PyrexiaPneumonia
Back PainRespiratory Failure
Abdominal Pain UpperFebrile Neutropenia

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Imodium is effectiven/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 7 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
n/an/an/a
Dicyclomine Hydrochloride is effectiven/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 7 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/an/an/a

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
n/an/aColitis UlcerativeAbdominal PainAmnesia NecAbdominal PainPyrexiaNausea
DiarrhoeaBiliary ColicDrug DependenceSwellingWeight DecreasedDiarrhoea
Gastrointestinal HaemorrhagePost Cholecystectomy SyndromeCrohn's DiseaseDyspnoea ExertionalPainVomiting
VomitingEpigastric DiscomfortAngerWeight IncreasedDiarrhoeaDepression
AbscessCholecystitis AcuteVomitingOedemaPneumoniaAbdominal Pain
Abdominal Pain UpperUpper Respiratory Tract InfectionPernicious AnaemiaFluid OverloadBack PainPain
Muscle SpasmsCholecystitis ChronicDrug Effect DecreasedType 2 Diabetes MellitusWeight IncreasedFall
NauseaGallbladder InjuryEructationDrug IneffectiveNauseaBlood Potassium Decreased
HaemorrhoidsChest DiscomfortAbdominal Pain LowerDepressionArthralgiaInternational Normalised Ratio Increased
Chest PainPneumonia LegionellaBlood Potassium DecreasedConstipationHypoaesthesiaDyspnoea

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Complete drug side effects:

On eHealthMe, Imodium (loperamide hydrochloride) is often used to treat diarrhea. Dicyclomine Hydrochloride (dicyclomine hydrochloride) is often used to treat irritable bowel syndrome. 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.

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