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Review: could Imodium cause Drug screen positive?

Summary: Drug screen positive is reported only by a few people who take Imodium.

We study 9,695 people who have side effects while taking Imodium from FDA and social media. Among them, 5 have Drug screen positive. Find out below who they are, when they have Drug screen positive and more.

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Imodium

Imodium has active ingredients of loperamide hydrochloride. It is often used in diarrhea. (latest outcomes from 10,173 Imodium users)

Drug screen positive

Drug screen positive has been reported by people with depression, pain, stress and anxiety, gastrooesophageal reflux disease, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder. (latest reports from 4,208 Drug screen positive patients)

On Jan, 26, 2015: 9,694 people reported to have side effects when taking Imodium. Among them, 5 people (0.05%) have Drug Screen Positive.

Trend of Drug screen positive in Imodium reports

Time on Imodium when people have Drug screen positive * :

n/a

Gender of people who have Drug screen positive when taking Imodium * :

FemaleMale
Drug screen positive60.00%40.00%

Age of people who have Drug screen positive when taking Imodium * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Drug screen positive0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%25.00%50.00%0.00%25.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Atrial fibrillation (1 people, 20.00%)
  2. Multiple sclerosis (1 people, 20.00%)
  3. Asthma (1 people, 20.00%)
  4. Cystitis interstitial (1 people, 20.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Levaquin (2 people, 40.00%)
  2. Albuterol (2 people, 40.00%)
  3. Xanax (2 people, 40.00%)
  4. Duoneb (2 people, 40.00%)
  5. Serevent (1 people, 20.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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