Imodium and Diverticulitis - from FDA reports


Summary

Diverticulitis is found among people who take Imodium, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Multiple myeloma. This review analyzes which people have Diverticulitis with Imodium. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 18,157 people who have side effects when taking Imodium from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 16, 2017

18,157 people reported to have side effects when taking Imodium.
Among them, 83 people (0.46%) have Diverticulitis


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Imodium cause Diverticulitis?

Time on Imodium when people have Diverticulitis *:

  • < 1 month: 100 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Diverticulitis when taking Imodium *:

  • female: 60.24 %
  • male: 39.76 %

Age of people who have Diverticulitis when taking Imodium *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 20.51 %
  • 60+: 79.49 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Myeloma (23 people, 27.71%)
  • Diarrhea (15 people, 18.07%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (14 people, 16.87%)
  • Preventive Health Care (11 people, 13.25%)
  • Pain (11 people, 13.25%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (17 people, 20.48%)
  • Revlimid (16 people, 19.28%)
  • Claritin (16 people, 19.28%)
  • Decadron (15 people, 18.07%)
  • Folic Acid (14 people, 16.87%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Diarrhea (33 people, 39.76%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (21 people, 25.30%)
  • Rectal Haemorrhage (18 people, 21.69%)
  • Pneumonia (18 people, 21.69%)
  • Depression (18 people, 21.69%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Do you have Diverticulitis when taking Imodium?

Imodium

Imodium has active ingredients of loperamide hydrochloride. It is often used in diarrhea. (latest outcomes from Imodium 18,816 users)

Diverticulitis

Diverticulitis (digestive disease which involves the formation of pouches (diverticula) within the bowel wall) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, multiple myeloma (latest reports from 15,717 Diverticulitis patients).

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