Review: could Imodium cause Renal failure?
This is a review of Renal failure (Acute kidney failure) by studying 9,224 people who take Imodium. We analyze: the time on Imodium when people have Renal failure, gender and age of these people, the severity of Renal failure, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Imodium. The review is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Imodium (latest outcomes from 9,736 users) has active ingredients of loperamide hydrochloride. It is often used in diarrhea, irritable bowel syndrome. Commonly reported side effects of Imodium include diarrhea, diarrhoea aggravated, nausea aggravated, nausea, dehydration.
Renal failure (kidney dysfunction) (latest reports from 423,605 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, coronary artery bypass, multiple myeloma, diabetes, pain.
On Feb, 22, 2014: 9,224 people reported to have side effects when taking Imodium. Among them, 232 people (2.52%) 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||51.24%||48.76% |
Age of people who have Renal failure when taking Imodium * :
|Renal failure||0.00%||0.00%||1.97%||1.48%||1.97%||14.29%||17.24%||63.05% |
Severity of Renal failure when taking Imodium ** :
How people recovered from Renal failure ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Diarrhoea (52 people, 22.41%)
- Multiple myeloma (19 people, 8.19%)
- Renal failure (17 people, 7.33%)
- Hypertension (17 people, 7.33%)
- Hiv infection (15 people, 6.47%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Ativan (43 people, 18.53%)
- Aspirin (43 people, 18.53%)
- Lasix (43 people, 18.53%)
- Nexium (40 people, 17.24%)
- Allopurinol (33 people, 14.22%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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