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Review: Imodium and Megace Es





Summary: drug interactions are reported among people who take Imodium and Megace Es together.

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Imodium and Megace Es. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 385 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

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

Megace es has active ingredients of megestrol acetate. It is often used in appetite - decreased. (latest outcomes from Megace es 271 users)

On Dec, 1, 2014: 385 people who take Imodium, Megace Es are studied

Imodium, Megace Es outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Imodium (loperamide hydrochloride)
- Megace Es (megestrol acetate)

Drug effectiveness over time :

n/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Left Ventricular DysfunctionMyopathyPyrexiaNauseaNon-small Cell Lung CancerArrhythmian/aDehydration
MyopathyLeft Ventricular DysfunctionSwellingVomitingDisease ProgressionDiarrhoea
ThrombocytopeniaDeathPainWeight AbnormalRespiratory FailureAsthenia
DeathHepatic FailureOsteonecrosisInternational Normalised Ratio IncreasedPyrexia
Renal Failure AcuteBlood Lactate Dehydrogenase IncreasedNeuropathy PeripheralHaemoglobin DecreasedFatigue
Hepatic FailureFatigueNeutropeniaDuodenal UlcerPneumonia
Pleural EffusionPneumonia FungalThrombocytopeniaDuodenal Ulcer HaemorrhageRenal Failure Acute
HypothyroidismRenal Failure AcuteTooth LossHaematemesisDyspnoea
AnaemiaExcoriationDisease ProgressionNausea
BacteriuriaHaemoglobin DecreasedNon-small Cell Lung CancerHypotension

Drug effectiveness by gender :

n/a

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
DiarrhoeaDehydration
DehydrationDiarrhoea
PancytopeniaFatigue
HypotensionPneumonia
ThrombocytopeniaAsthenia
DyspnoeaPyrexia
Renal Failure AcuteRenal Failure Acute
Febrile NeutropeniaPain
Haemoglobin DecreasedNausea
PyrexiaMucosal Inflammation

Drug effectiveness by age :

n/a

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
n/an/an/aDiarrhoeaDyspnoea NosMyopathyDehydrationDehydration
FatigueLactic AcidosisLeft Ventricular DysfunctionNauseaDiarrhoea
PneumoniaPyrexiaBone DisorderAbdominal DistensionFatigue
MalnutritionAdrenal Insufficiency NosPyrexiaDyspnoea NosAsthenia
Renal Failure AcuteBlood Carbon Dioxide DecreasedDyspnoeaPain NosRenal Failure Acute
ConvulsionPneumonia StaphylococcalHypertensionAbdominal Pain LowerPneumonia
SepsisOesophageal RefluxOsteonecrosis Of JawVertigoPyrexia
DehydrationVomiting NosPainFatigueHaemoglobin Decreased
NauseaNauseaPleural EffusionCrepitations NosHypotension
HeadacheRenal Impairment NosAnaemiaPyrexiaThrombocytopenia

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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    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
  • Have you heard of people taking large amounts of imodium to get "opiod" feeling and death due to amount taken? (3 answers)
    My 21 year old son passed away unexpectedly due to large amount of Imodium taken. As I have found out he had been taking this OTC medication to get the same feeling as pain medication(opioids). This medication showed up in his toxicology report. Can anyone help me understand how this could cause death? Should this medication be OTC? Is this something his generation is doing? His death was accidental. Has there been other young adults that have taken this medication to get a buzz? He did have Restoril also in report--which was within normal value. He did not do any other drugs. Please help me understand this dangerous drug that is available OTC for our young children/adults.

    Thank you!
  • Can being hiv positive and diabetic cause false postive drug screens for amphetamines and thc? (1 answer)
    I am constantly throwing positive drug tests for Marijuana and Amphetamines. My pain management doctor is the only one that has told me of this. I am wondering if my medical conditions or medications could cause false positives. I have not done either of those drugs since I was 20 and I will be 50 this September.
  • What does a methotrexate rash look like? a cytarabine rash? if either of these chemos is responsible for my rash, what does it indicate about appropriate therapies going forward?
    Treated for Stage 1 Diffuse Large B-Cell Lymphoma in 2009 and had only 4 courses of Chemo vs the usual 6 due to a rash that showed up on Day 14 of the 4th cycle. At end of treatment and 1 year following PET scan was negative.



    Diagnosed in April 2013 with Burkitt Lymphoma. Negative for HIV-AIDS, Epstein-Barr, liver disease. Active nodes on both sides of diaphragm but brain MRI and bone marrow negative. Have received HYPER-CVAD therapy courses 1A, 1B, 2A, and 2B. On day 4 of 2B course showed a flat rash mostly on forearms & lower abdomen with some involvement of chest, neck, and back. Not really itchy but sensitive if rubbed by clothing. No fever. Diarrhea, but diarrhea has followed every chemo course usually starting Day 5 and continuing for 2 or 3 days. So far, doctor has not commented on whether methotrexate, cytarabine, or something else used to treat side effects might be causing the rash, but does say it looks like a drug rash.



    On Day 11 of this chemo course my platelets & hemoglobin were low enough to require transfusions of platelets and 2 units of blood. WBC and ANC profoundly low despite having had a Neulasta shot on Day 4.

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