Imodium and Narcotic abuse - from FDA reports


Narcotic abuse is found among people who take Imodium, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old also take medication Fluoxetine, and have Diarrhea. This review analyzes which people have Narcotic abuse 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, 28, 2017

18,157 people reported to have side effects when taking Imodium.
Among them, 50 people (0.28%) 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: 62.79 %
  • male: 37.21 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 19.35 %
  • 20-29: 19.35 %
  • 30-39: 25.81 %
  • 40-49: 6.45 %
  • 50-59: 12.9 %
  • 60+: 16.13 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Diarrhea (6 people, 12.00%)
  • Euphoric Mood (5 people, 10.00%)
  • Drug Abuse And Dependence (4 people, 8.00%)
  • Pain (3 people, 6.00%)
  • Irritable Bowel Syndrome (3 people, 6.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Fluoxetine (5 people, 10.00%)
  • Compazine (4 people, 8.00%)
  • Cannabis (4 people, 8.00%)
  • Tylenol (3 people, 6.00%)
  • Norco (3 people, 6.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Drug Abuse And Dependence (49 people, 98.00%)
  • Arrhythmias (7 people, 14.00%)
  • Intentional Overdose (6 people, 12.00%)
  • Drug Dependence (6 people, 12.00%)
  • Accidental Overdose (therapeutic Agent) (6 people, 12.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Do you have Narcotic abuse when taking Imodium?


Imodium has active ingredients of loperamide hydrochloride. It is often used in diarrhea. (latest outcomes from Imodium 18,808 users)

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