Review: could Imodium cause Diverticulitis?
We study 9,689 people who have side effects while taking Imodium from FDA and social media. Among them, 69 have Diverticulitis. Find out below who they are, when they have Diverticulitis and more.
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Imodium (latest outcomes from 10,166 users) has active ingredients of loperamide hydrochloride. It is often used in diarrhea.
Diverticulitis (digestive disease which involves the formation of pouches (diverticula) within the bowel wall) (latest reports from 64,110 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, multiple myeloma.
On Jul, 14, 2014: 9,688 people reported to have side effects when taking Imodium. Among them, 69 people (0.71%) have Diverticulitis. They amount to 0.11% of all the 64,093 people who have Diverticulitis on eHealthMe.
Time on Imodium when people have Diverticulitis * :
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Gender of people who have Diverticulitis when taking Imodium * :
Age of people who have Diverticulitis when taking Imodium * :
Severity of Diverticulitis when taking Imodium ** :
How people recovered from Diverticulitis ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple myeloma (14 people, 20.29%)
- Pain (12 people, 17.39%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (11 people, 15.94%)
- Diarrhoea (11 people, 15.94%)
- Prophylaxis (8 people, 11.59%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (17 people, 24.64%)
- Vancomycin (16 people, 23.19%)
- Multi-vitamins (15 people, 21.74%)
- Claritin (14 people, 20.29%)
- Xanax (14 people, 20.29%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (4 weeks ago):
Patient had had diarrhoea for three days so may have been dehydrated. Patient also taken buscopan, and beta blockers that day.
From this study (1 month ago):
Excessive use of Benedryl as well as Imodium
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