Review: could Imodium cause Loose stools?
Summary: Loose stools is found among people who take Imodium, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, also take medication Lasix, and have Pulmonary hypertension.
We study 9,693 people who have side effects while taking Imodium from FDA and social media. 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 10,171 users)
Loose stools has been reported by people with osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, depression, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol.(latest reports from Loose stools 2,339 patients)
On Dec, 19, 2014: 9,693 people reported to have side effects when taking Imodium. Among them, 13 people (0.13%) have Loose Stools.
Time on Imodium when people have Loose stools * :
Gender of people who have Loose stools when taking Imodium * :
|Loose stools||86.67%||13.33% |
Age of people who have Loose stools when taking Imodium * :
|Loose stools||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||13.33%||13.33%||6.67%||66.67% |
Severity of Loose stools when taking Imodium ** :
How people recovered from Loose stools ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pulmonary hypertension (3 people, 23.08%)
- Growth hormone deficiency (2 people, 15.38%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lasix (5 people, 38.46%)
- Ambien (4 people, 30.77%)
- Digoxin (4 people, 30.77%)
- Prevacid (4 people, 30.77%)
- Fosamax (3 people, 23.08%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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