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. This review analyzes which people have Loose stools 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, 30, 2017

18,157 people reported to have side effects when taking Imodium.
Among them, 13 people (0.07%) 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.

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