Review: could Imodium a-d cause Edema (Swelling)?
Summary: Edema is reported only by a few people who take Imodium a-d.
We study 1,383 people who have side effects while taking Imodium a-d from FDA and social media. Find out below who they are, when they have Edema and more.
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Imodium A-d has active ingredients of loperamide hydrochloride. It is often used in diarrhea. (latest outcomes from 1,471 Imodium A-d users)
Edema (excess of watery fluid collecting in the cavities or tissues of the body) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, osteoporosis, metastases to bone. (latest reports from 22,129 Edema patients)
On Jan, 31, 2015: 1,383 people reported to have side effects when taking Imodium a-d. Among them, 1 people (0.07%) has Edema.
Time on Imodium a-d when people have Edema * :
Gender of people who have Edema when taking Imodium a-d * :
Age of people who have Edema when taking Imodium a-d * :
Severity of Edema when taking Imodium a-d ** :
How people recovered from Edema ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Blood triglycerides increased (1 people, 100.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Atenolol (1 people, 100.00%)
- Albuterol (1 people, 100.00%)
- Diazepam (1 people, 100.00%)
- Zantac (1 people, 100.00%)
- Synthroid (1 people, 100.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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