Imodium and Narcotic abuse - from FDA reports


Summary

Narcotic abuse is found among people who take Imodium, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old also take medication Compazine, and have Diarrhea . We study 16,924 people who have side effects while taking Imodium from FDA. Among them, 36 have Narcotic abuse. Find out below who they are, when they have Narcotic abuse and more.

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Imodium

Imodium has active ingredients of loperamide hydrochloride. It is often used in diarrhea. (latest outcomes from Imodium 17,563 users)

Narcotic Abuse

Narcotic abuse (addiction of narcotic (pain killer )) has been reported by people with drug abuse and dependence, drug abuse, drug dependence, pain, depression (latest reports from 32,289 Narcotic abuse patients).

On Jan, 25, 2017

16,924 people reported to have side effects when taking Imodium.
Among them, 36 people (0.21%) have Narcotic Abuse


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Imodium cause Narcotic abuse?

Gender of people who have Narcotic Abuse when taking Imodium *:

  • female: 64.52 %
  • male: 35.48 %

Age of people who have Narcotic Abuse when taking Imodium *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 10 %
  • 20-29: 10 %
  • 30-39: 35 %
  • 40-49: 10 %
  • 50-59: 10 %
  • 60+: 25 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Euphoric Mood (5 people, 13.89%)
  • Diarrhea (5 people, 13.89%)
  • Pain (3 people, 8.33%)
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (3 people, 8.33%)
  • Drug Dependence (2 people, 5.56%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Compazine (4 people, 11.11%)
  • Tylenol (3 people, 8.33%)
  • Norco (3 people, 8.33%)
  • Furosemide (3 people, 8.33%)
  • Ativan (3 people, 8.33%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Drug Abuse And Dependence (35 people, 97.22%)
  • Arrhythmias (7 people, 19.44%)
  • Intentional Overdose (6 people, 16.67%)
  • Drug Dependence (6 people, 16.67%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (5 people, 13.89%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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