Imodium and Loose stools - from FDA reports


Loose stools is found among people who take Imodium, especially for people who are female, 60+ old also take medication Ambien, and have Pulmonary hypertension . We study 16,924 people who have side effects while taking Imodium from FDA. Among them, 13 have Loose stools. Find out below who they are, when they have Loose stools and more.

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Imodium has active ingredients of loperamide hydrochloride. It is often used in diarrhea. (latest outcomes from Imodium 17,562 users)

Loose Stools

Loose stools has been reported by people with osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, depression, irritable bowel syndrome (latest reports from 2,358 Loose stools patients).

On Feb, 11, 2017

16,924 people reported to have side effects when taking Imodium.
Among them, 13 people (0.08%) have Loose Stools

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Imodium cause Loose stools?

Gender of people who have Loose Stools when taking Imodium *:

  • female: 84.62 %
  • male: 15.38 %

Age of people who have Loose Stools when taking Imodium *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 15.38 %
  • 40-49: 7.69 %
  • 50-59: 7.69 %
  • 60+: 69.23 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pulmonary Hypertension (2 people, 15.38%)
  • Growth Hormone Deficiency (1 person, 7.69%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Prevacid (3 people, 23.08%)
  • Lasix (3 people, 23.08%)
  • Digoxin (3 people, 23.08%)
  • Compazine (3 people, 23.08%)
  • Ambien (3 people, 23.08%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (3 people, 23.08%)
  • Fever (3 people, 23.08%)
  • Fatigue (3 people, 23.08%)
  • Abdominal Distension (3 people, 23.08%)
  • Colitis Pseudomembranous (2 people, 15.38%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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