Review: could Imodium cause Renal failure?
We study 9,690 people who have side effects while taking Imodium from FDA and social media. Among them, 240 have Renal failure. Find out below who they are, when they have Renal failure and more.
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Imodium (latest outcomes from 10,168 users) has active ingredients of loperamide hydrochloride. It is often used in diarrhea.
Renal failure (kidney dysfunction) (latest reports from 437,739 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, coronary artery bypass, multiple myeloma, diabetes, pain.
On Aug, 11, 2014: 9,689 people reported to have side effects when taking Imodium. Among them, 240 people (2.48%) have Renal Failure. They amount to 0.06% of all the 430,256 people who have Renal Failure on eHealthMe.
Time on Imodium when people have Renal failure * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Renal failure||56.00%||44.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Renal failure when taking Imodium * :
|Renal failure||51.60%||48.40% |
Age of people who have Renal failure when taking Imodium * :
|Renal failure||0.00%||0.00%||1.92%||1.44%||1.92%||13.94%||17.31%||63.46% |
Severity of Renal failure when taking Imodium ** :
How people recovered from Renal failure ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Diarrhoea (52 people, 21.67%)
- Multiple myeloma (20 people, 8.33%)
- Hypertension (18 people, 7.50%)
- Renal failure (17 people, 7.08%)
- Hiv infection (15 people, 6.25%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Ativan (46 people, 19.17%)
- Aspirin (44 people, 18.33%)
- Lasix (44 people, 18.33%)
- Nexium (42 people, 17.50%)
- Prilosec (36 people, 15.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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