Review: Imodium and Megace Es
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.
What are the drugs
Imodium (latest outcomes from 10,166 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 Jul, 28, 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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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.
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