Imodium and Renal failure - from FDA reports
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 Lasix, and have Diarrhea . We study 16,924 people who have side effects while taking Imodium from FDA. Among them, 296 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 17,562 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 82,171 Renal failure patients).
On Feb, 07, 2017
16,924 people reported to have side effects when taking Imodium.
Among them, 296 people (1.75%) have Renal Failure
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Imodium when people have Renal Failure *:
- < 1 month: 61.11 %
- 1 - 6 months: 36.11 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 2.78 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Renal Failure when taking Imodium *:
- female: 51.72 %
- male: 48.28 %
Age of people who have Renal Failure when taking Imodium *:
- 0-1: 0.41 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 1.24 %
- 20-29: 2.07 %
- 30-39: 1.24 %
- 40-49: 9.96 %
- 50-59: 18.67 %
- 60+: 66.39 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Diarrhea (65 people, 21.96%)
- Multiple Myeloma (34 people, 11.49%)
- High Blood Pressure (22 people, 7.43%)
- Preventive Health Care (21 people, 7.09%)
- Nausea (21 people, 7.09%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Lasix (48 people, 16.22%)
- Zofran (47 people, 15.88%)
- Ativan (46 people, 15.54%)
- Protonix (44 people, 14.86%)
- Nexium (38 people, 12.84%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Diarrhea (114 people, 38.51%)
- Dehydration (91 people, 30.74%)
- Nausea (73 people, 24.66%)
- Nausea And Vomiting (60 people, 20.27%)
- Anaemia (54 people, 18.24%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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