Imodium and Renal failure - from FDA reports


Summary

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. This review analyzes which people have Renal failure 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 May, 17, 2017

18,157 people reported to have side effects when taking Imodium.
Among them, 313 people (1.72%) have Renal Failure


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Imodium cause Renal failure?

Time on Imodium when people have Renal Failure *:

  • < 1 month: 62.16 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 35.14 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 2.7 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Renal Failure when taking Imodium *:

  • female: 50.16 %
  • male: 49.84 %

Age of people who have Renal Failure when taking Imodium *:

  • 0-1: 0.39 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.17 %
  • 20-29: 1.95 %
  • 30-39: 1.17 %
  • 40-49: 9.38 %
  • 50-59: 18.36 %
  • 60+: 67.58 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Diarrhea (69 people, 22.04%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (34 people, 10.86%)
  • High Blood Pressure (26 people, 8.31%)
  • Nausea (23 people, 7.35%)
  • Pain (22 people, 7.03%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lasix (52 people, 16.61%)
  • Zofran (51 people, 16.29%)
  • Ativan (48 people, 15.34%)
  • Protonix (44 people, 14.06%)
  • Prilosec (39 people, 12.46%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Diarrhea (118 people, 37.70%)
  • Dehydration (96 people, 30.67%)
  • Nausea (74 people, 23.64%)
  • Nausea And Vomiting (60 people, 19.17%)
  • Anaemia (55 people, 17.57%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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