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Review: could Imodium cause Loose stools?

Summary: Loose stools 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 Lasix, and have Pulmonary hypertension.

We study 9,696 people who have side effects while taking Imodium from FDA and social media. Among them, 14 have Loose stools. Find out below who they are, when they have Loose stools and more.

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Imodium

Imodium has active ingredients of loperamide hydrochloride. It is often used in diarrhea. (latest outcomes from 10,175 Imodium users)

Loose stools

Loose stools has been reported by people with osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, depression, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 2,351 Loose stools patients)

On Apr, 26, 2015: 9,696 people reported to have side effects when taking Imodium. Among them, 14 people (0.14%) have Loose Stools.

Trend of Loose stools in Imodium reports

Time on Imodium when people have Loose stools * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Loose stools100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Loose stools81.25%18.75%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Loose stools0.00%0.00%0.00%6.25%12.50%12.50%6.25%62.50%

Severity of Loose stools when taking Imodium ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Loose stools0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Loose stools ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Loose stools0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pulmonary hypertension (3 people, 21.43%)
  2. Growth hormone deficiency (2 people, 14.29%)
  3. Aches - leg (1 people, 7.14%)
  4. Loose stools (1 people, 7.14%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lasix (5 people, 35.71%)
  2. Ambien (4 people, 28.57%)
  3. Tylenol (4 people, 28.57%)
  4. Digoxin (4 people, 28.57%)
  5. Prevacid (4 people, 28.57%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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