Renal failure 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 Ativan, and have Diarrhoea . We study 12,909 people who have side effects while taking Imodium from FDA and social media. Among them, 258 have Renal failure. Find out below who they are, when they have Renal failure and more.
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Imodium has active ingredients of loperamide hydrochloride. It is often used in diarrhea. (latest outcomes from Imodium 17,551 users)
Renal failure (kidney dysfunction) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, multiple myeloma, coronary artery bypass, diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 82,158 Renal failure patients).
On Oct, 20, 2016
12,909 people reported to have side effects when taking Imodium.
Among them, 258 people (2.0%) have Renal Failure
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** Reports from social media are used.
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After takibg modem in high doses for approximately 6 months for microscopic colitis, as recommended by my gastro Dr, I experienced significant depersonalization which was very disturbibg to me. My longtime psychiatrist who treats me for a mood disorder determined that this depersonalization was biochemical/ due to Imodium. My stopping Immodium resulted in this depersonalization 2 stop even so this experience was extremely dramatizing to me
when metformin was used for my diabetes my complete metabolic panel was normal but sitagliptin was added and my kidney function started getting abnormal. I stopped taking metformin per my md and 3months later my kidney functions got worse. lactic acid level also went up.
Is anyone else here a longtime opiate addict who is now abusing large doses of Loperamide / immodium to avoid withdrawals? Ive completely lost control- am taking so much im having noticeable side effects- am seeking anyone else in similar situation.
After takibg modem in high doses for approximately 6 months for microscopic colitis, as recommended by my gastro Dr, I experienced significant depersonalization which was very disturbibg to me. My longtime psychiatrist who treats me for a mood disorder determined that this depersonalization ...
Hello, I'm a 32 year old who was just diagnosed with renal failure in August after taking hydroxyurea for 3 months. It's initially started with minor swelling, after 2 months and several tests I was told I had renal failure. I now have a eGFR of 8 with just body swelling symptoms. I don't want ...
Hi. I've battled opiate addiction for many years (I'm 67), from codeine to methadone to suboxone. Now I am thinking about trying Vivitrol, but knowing me, I don't believe I could make it for 7-10 days clean before getting the injection. I sometimes take loperamide (Immodium) if I can't ...
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