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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 260 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Imodium (what 10,169 Imodium users reported?) has active ingredients of loperamide hydrochloride. It is used in diarrhea.

Dicyclomine hydrochloride (what 635 Dicyclomine Hydrochloride users reported?) has active ingredients of dicyclomine hydrochloride. It is used in irritable bowel syndrome.

On Aug, 13, 2014: 260 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/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
(1 of 1 people)
Dicyclomine Hydrochloride is effectiven/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
(0 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Lymphoproliferative DisorderLymphoproliferative DisorderAnxietyAbdominal Pain
Mucous Membrane DisorderMucous Membrane DisorderDiarrhoea
HyperamylasaemiaHyperamylasaemiaWeight Increased
C-reactive Protein IncreasedC-reactive Protein IncreasedPyrexia
Epstein-barr Virus InfectionEpstein-barr Virus InfectionDrug Ineffective
Hepatic Function AbnormalHepatic Function AbnormalFatigue

Drug effectiveness by gender :

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

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

Abdominal PainDiarrhoea
Weight IncreasedNausea
VomitingCrohn's Disease
PainBlood Potassium Decreased
Back PainRespiratory Failure
Abdominal Pain UpperFebrile Neutropenia

Drug effectiveness by age :

Imodium is effectiven/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
(1 of 1 people)
Dicyclomine Hydrochloride is effectiven/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
(0 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

n/an/aColitis UlcerativeBiliary ColicAmnesia NecAbdominal PainPyrexiaNausea
DiarrhoeaAbdominal PainDrug DependenceSwellingWeight DecreasedDiarrhoea
Gastrointestinal HaemorrhagePost Cholecystectomy SyndromeCrohn's DiseaseDyspnoea ExertionalPainVomiting
VomitingCholecystitis AcuteAngerWeight IncreasedDiarrhoeaDepression
AbscessEpigastric DiscomfortVomitingOedemaPneumoniaAbdominal 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 PainPulmonary EmbolismBlood 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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