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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, 240 have Renal failure. Find out below who they are, when they have Renal failure and more.

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Imodium

Imodium has active ingredients of loperamide hydrochloride. It is often used in diarrhea. (latest outcomes from 10,175 Imodium users)

Renal failure

Renal failure (kidney dysfunction) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, coronary artery bypass, diabetes, multiple myeloma, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 72,156 Renal failure patients)

On Apr, 15, 2015: 9,696 people reported to have side effects when taking Imodium. Among them, 240 people (2.48%) have Renal Failure.

Trend of Renal failure in Imodium reports

Time on Imodium when people have Renal failure * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Renal failure56.00%44.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Renal failure51.60%48.40%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Renal failure0.00%0.00%1.92%1.44%1.92%13.94%17.31%63.46%

Severity of Renal failure when taking Imodium ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Renal failure ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Diarrhoea (52 people, 21.67%)
  2. Multiple myeloma (20 people, 8.33%)
  3. Hypertension (18 people, 7.50%)
  4. Renal failure (17 people, 7.08%)
  5. Hiv infection (15 people, 6.25%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Ativan (46 people, 19.17%)
  2. Aspirin (44 people, 18.33%)
  3. Lasix (44 people, 18.33%)
  4. Nexium (42 people, 17.50%)
  5. Prilosec (36 people, 15.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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