Review: could Imodium cause Urinary tract infection?
Summary: Urinary tract infection 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 Aspirin, and have Pain.
We study 9,695 people who have side effects while taking Imodium from FDA and social media. Among them, 252 have Urinary tract infection. Find out below who they are, when they have Urinary tract infection and more.
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Imodium has active ingredients of loperamide hydrochloride. It is often used in diarrhea. (latest outcomes from 10,173 Imodium users)
Urinary tract infection
Urinary tract infection has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, pain. (latest reports from 73,250 Urinary tract infection patients)
On Dec, 31, 2014: 9,694 people reported to have side effects when taking Imodium. Among them, 278 people (2.87%) have Urinary Tract Infection.
Time on Imodium when people have Urinary tract infection * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Urinary tract infection||66.67%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||22.22%||11.11%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Urinary tract infection when taking Imodium * :
|Urinary tract infection||83.86%||16.14% |
Age of people who have Urinary tract infection when taking Imodium * :
|Urinary tract infection||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||1.31%||3.06%||11.79%||15.72%||68.12% |
Severity of Urinary tract infection when taking Imodium ** :
How people recovered from Urinary tract infection ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (38 people, 13.67%)
- Diarrhoea (37 people, 13.31%)
- Nausea (35 people, 12.59%)
- Multiple myeloma (27 people, 9.71%)
- Hypertension (26 people, 9.35%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (85 people, 30.58%)
- Pepcid (62 people, 22.30%)
- Zofran (60 people, 21.58%)
- Prilosec (59 people, 21.22%)
- Zometa (58 people, 20.86%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- Warfarin and urinary infections (1 answer)
HELP! Hello we are in the UK - my husband had an aortic valve replacement 4 years ago - he is now 61 and on warfarin. Over the past few years, since his AVR, he has had about 4/5 urinary infections which have caused him to be hospitalised with very high temperature/rigors etc. The medical profession in the UK seem to think there is no correlation between warfarin and urinary infections. He has been checked out to see if there is a problem with his bladder/prostrate/kidneys but all are okay and the only link we can see is when his warfarin is increased to a high dose (10mg or above) he gets this infection.
Has anyone else experienced this or does anyone know where I could go for more information on a possible link?
Thank you for your help.
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I had been diagnosed with UTI last week. I had been experiencing pain when unrinating thus I consulted my OBGyne for I had been once checked by a Urologist and told me that my UTI is not related to any kidney problems thus recommending me to see an OBGyne.
My OBGyne told me that I take Zinnat twice a day for seven days. I had been taking my medicine since then. However, I had sore throat by the 6th day I had been taking the medicine. I am not sure whether I had sore throat due to the medication or for any other reasons. My next appointment with my OBGyne is three days away. I do not know whether I should tell her about it or wait till my appointment.
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