Review: could Imodium cause Urinary tract infection?
This is a review of Urinary tract infection by studying 9,224 people who take Imodium. We analyze: the time on Imodium when people have Urinary tract infection, gender and age of these people, the severity of Urinary tract infection, 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.
Urinary tract infection
Urinary tract infection (latest reports from 434,733 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, pain.
On Feb, 22, 2014: 9,224 people reported to have side effects when taking Imodium. Among them, 260 people (2.82%) 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||83.52%||16.48% |
Age of people who have Urinary tract infection when taking Imodium * :
|Urinary tract infection||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||1.38%||3.21%||11.47%||16.51%||67.43% |
Severity of Urinary tract infection when taking Imodium ** :
How people recovered from Urinary tract infection ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (38 people, 14.62%)
- Diarrhoea (37 people, 14.23%)
- Nausea (35 people, 13.46%)
- Multiple myeloma (26 people, 10.00%)
- Hypertension (25 people, 9.62%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (82 people, 31.54%)
- Pepcid (59 people, 22.69%)
- Zofran (57 people, 21.92%)
- Zometa (54 people, 20.77%)
- Prilosec (54 people, 20.77%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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