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Review: Imodium and Probiotic

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Imodium and Probiotic. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 38 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.

Probiotic (what 709 Probiotic users reported?) has active ingredients of bacillus coagulans. It is used in irritable bowel syndrome.

On Aug, 14, 2014: 38 people who take Imodium, Probiotic are studied

Imodium, Probiotic outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Imodium (loperamide hydrochloride)
- Probiotic (bacillus coagulans)

Drug effectiveness over time :

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

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Haemoglobin DecreasedVomitingn/an/aPain Exacerbatedn/an/aDiarrhoea
IleusHaemoglobin DecreasedDehydration
Gastroenteritis Escherichia ColiPneumatosis IntestinalisWeight Decreased
FaecalomaNauseaAbdominal Pain
Acute AbdomenBody Temperature IncreasedEpistaxis
Abdominal PainRash
Oropharyngeal Pain
Intestinal Stenosis

Drug effectiveness by gender :

Imodium is effective0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
Probiotic is effective0.00%
(0 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

DiarrhoeaWeight Decreased
DehydrationMetastases To Liver
EpistaxisIntestinal Stenosis
RashAbdominal Pain
Abdominal PainGastrointestinal Infection
Abdominal Pain UpperDehydration
Oropharyngeal PainAbscess
Product Taste AbnormalIngrowing Nail
Product Odour AbnormalPneumonia
PainLung Cancer Metastatic

Drug effectiveness by age :

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

Most common drug interactions by age * :

n/an/an/aEscherichia SepsisFlatulenceBurning SensationDehydrationDiarrhoea
Renal ImpairmentPyrexiaHeadacheIngrowing NailAbdominal Pain
Transplant RejectionAbdominal PainUrticariaWeight DecreasedWeight Decreased
Metabolic AcidosisInfluenzaDiarrhoeaHaemoglobin DecreasedAbdominal Pain Upper
Klebsiella SepsisHyperhidrosisHaematocheziaGastrointestinal InfectionProduct Taste Abnormal
HypomagnesaemiaCrohn's DiseaseDermatitis AcneiformSmall Intestinal PerforationOropharyngeal Pain
Drug IneffectivePain In ExtremityPneumoniaGastritis
Intestine Transplant RejectionAnhedoniaAbscessRash

* 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. Probiotic (bacillus coagulans) 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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