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Review: could Imodium a-d cause Fatigue?

Summary: Fatigue could be caused by Imodium a-d, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Tetracycline, and have Diarrhoea.

We study 1,381 people who have side effects while taking Imodium a-d from FDA and social media. Among them, 63 have Fatigue. Find out below who they are, when they have Fatigue and more.

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Imodium a-d

Imodium a-d (latest outcomes from 1,468 users) has active ingredients of loperamide hydrochloride. It is often used in diarrhea.

Fatigue

Fatigue (feeling of tiredness) (latest reports from 1,536,500 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis.

On Apr, 8, 2014: 1,368 people reported to have side effects when taking Imodium a-d. Among them, 63 people (4.61%) have Fatigue. They amount to 0.00% of all the 1,534,463 people who have Fatigue on eHealthMe.

Trend of Fatigue in Imodium a-d reports

Time on Imodium a-d when people have Fatigue * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Fatigue100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Fatigue when taking Imodium a-d * :

FemaleMale
Fatigue34.78%65.22%

Age of people who have Fatigue when taking Imodium a-d * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Fatigue0.00%9.68%19.35%1.61%3.23%6.45%22.58%37.10%

Severity of Fatigue when taking Imodium a-d ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Fatigue ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Diarrhoea (17 people, 26.98%)
  2. Pain (15 people, 23.81%)
  3. Acne (11 people, 17.46%)
  4. Sinobronchitis (11 people, 17.46%)
  5. Infection (11 people, 17.46%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Tetracycline (18 people, 28.57%)
  2. Bactrim (16 people, 25.40%)
  3. Flexeril (15 people, 23.81%)
  4. Zithromax (15 people, 23.81%)
  5. Oxycodone hcl (14 people, 22.22%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (4 months ago):

  • slightly dizzy,out o focus and a few heart pings evey now and then.
    bp 127/76
    pulse 78
    did take imodium for 3 days last week approx 10 then stopped monday 6th jan since then had all these symptoms.did do a 10 km run time 63 mins but this is normal with no side effects.i am thinking more to do with the immodium and low blood counts.my gp mentioned approx 2 years ago i had a low count on something but i fogot to mention to him then i had taken aimmodium on the day of teh blood test.
    i take immodium to get out and about not for any other use or substance.

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