Review: could Imodium cause Renal failure (Acute kidney failure)?
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 Ativan, and have Diarrhea.
We study 9,696 people who have side effects while taking Imodium from FDA and social media. Among them, 214 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 10,175 Imodium users)
Renal failure (kidney dysfunction) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, coronary artery bypass, multiple myeloma, diabetes, pain. (latest reports from 72,154 Renal failure patients)
On Mar, 15, 2015: 9,696 people reported to have side effects when taking Imodium. Among them, 240 people (2.48%) have Renal Failure.
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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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of side effects of Imodium for a 62-year old woman with Bowel Obstruction.
- A study of side effects of Lisinopril And Hydrochlorothiazide for a 57-year old man with Hypertension. The patient has Renal Failure - Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)
- A study of drug interactions between Plavix, Lisinopril, Cymbalta for a 88-year old woman with Arterial Stenosis, Blood Pressure Inadequately Controlled, Depression - Elderly. The patient has Renal Failure, Pulse Pressure Decreased
- A study of drug interactions between Lipitor, Metoprolol Succinate, Flomax, Trazodone Hydrochloride, Hydrodiuril, Finasteride, Imodium for a 75-year old man with Hypercholesterolaemia, Hypertension - Essential, Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia, Anxiety, Fluid Retention, Diarrhea. The patient has Urinary Retention
- A study of drug interactions between Loperamide Hydrochloride, Ventolin, Co-codamol for a 36-year old woman with Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Asthma, Sciatica. The patient has Abdominal Tenderness, Weight Gain
Recent Imodium related drug comparison:
- Comparions of Chloroquine Phosphate, Loperamide Hydrochloride for a 45-year old woman who has Undefined
- Comparions of Acetazolamide, Dimenhydrinate, Loperamide Hydrochloride for a 27-year old man who has Altitude Sickness
- Comparions of Imodium, Lomotil for a 93-year old woman who has Diarrhea,immediately, After Mostly Dinner,I, ,
- Comparions of Bupropion Hydrochloride, Benzphetamine Hydrochloride, Belviq, Phentermine for a 45-year old woman who has Weight Loss
- Comparions of Loperamide Hydrochloride, Lialda for a 31-year old man who has Crohn's Disease
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