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 (latest outcomes from 10,171 users) has active ingredients of loperamide hydrochloride. It is often used in diarrhea.
Megace Es (latest outcomes from 271 users) has active ingredients of megestrol acetate. It is often used in appetite - decreased.
On Oct, 31, 2014: 385 people who take Imodium, Megace Es are studied
Drug combinations in study:
- Imodium (loperamide hydrochloride)
- Megace Es (megestrol acetate)
Drug effectiveness over time :
Most common drug interactions over time * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years||not specified|
|Left Ventricular Dysfunction||Myopathy||Pyrexia||Nausea||Non-small Cell Lung Cancer||Arrhythmia||n/a||Dehydration|
|Myopathy||Left Ventricular Dysfunction||Swelling||Vomiting||Disease Progression||Diarrhoea|
|Thrombocytopenia||Death||Pain||Weight Abnormal||Respiratory Failure||Asthenia|
|Death||Hepatic Failure||Osteonecrosis||International Normalised Ratio Increased||Pyrexia|
|Renal Failure Acute||Blood Lactate Dehydrogenase Increased||Neuropathy Peripheral||Haemoglobin Decreased||Fatigue|
|Hepatic Failure||Fatigue||Neutropenia||Duodenal Ulcer||Pneumonia|
|Pleural Effusion||Pneumonia Fungal||Thrombocytopenia||Duodenal Ulcer Haemorrhage||Renal Failure Acute|
|Hypothyroidism||Renal Failure Acute||Tooth Loss||Haematemesis||Dyspnoea|
|Bacteriuria||Haemoglobin Decreased||Non-small Cell Lung Cancer||Hypotension|
Drug effectiveness by gender :
Most common drug interactions by gender * :
|Renal Failure Acute||Renal Failure Acute|
Drug effectiveness by age :
Most common drug interactions by age * :
|Fatigue||Lactic Acidosis||Left Ventricular Dysfunction||Nausea||Diarrhoea|
|Pneumonia||Pyrexia||Bone Disorder||Abdominal Distension||Fatigue|
|Malnutrition||Adrenal Insufficiency Nos||Pyrexia||Dyspnoea Nos||Asthenia|
|Renal Failure Acute||Blood Carbon Dioxide Decreased||Dyspnoea||Pain Nos||Renal Failure Acute|
|Convulsion||Pneumonia Staphylococcal||Hypertension||Abdominal Pain Lower||Pneumonia|
|Sepsis||Oesophageal Reflux||Osteonecrosis Of Jaw||Vertigo||Pyrexia|
|Dehydration||Vomiting Nos||Pain||Fatigue||Haemoglobin Decreased|
|Nausea||Nausea||Pleural Effusion||Crepitations Nos||Hypotension|
|Headache||Renal Impairment Nos||Anaemia||Pyrexia||Thrombocytopenia|
* Some reports may have incomplete information.
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(Asked by 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
- Have you heard of people taking large amounts of imodium to get "opiod" feeling and death due to amount taken?
(Asked by a 21 year old man who has Death Of Child, and takes Imodium)
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 dea ...
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Complete drug side effects:
On eHealthMe, 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:
Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:
- Imodium alternatives:
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