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Review: could Imodium cause Urinary tract infection?
We study 9,692 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 (latest outcomes from 10,169 users) has active ingredients of loperamide hydrochloride. It is often used in diarrhea.
Urinary tract infection
Urinary tract infection (latest reports from 450,550 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, pain.
On Sep, 16, 2014: 9,691 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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Maria on Aug, 17, 2014:
Both Prozac and Cipro contain high levels of Fluoride that can cause UTI. I suffered with chronic UTI until I discovered my food and beverage choices and medicine were all full of fluoride and causing it.
STARLITE on Aug, 8, 2014:
I went off all my physc meds 6 months ago. My doctors started me back on them. I am 54. I got a uti and am not able to get rid of it. Process of elimination leads only to the effect that Prozac is causing it. There is nothing new to my diet. I've been on Cipro 1000mg
Libby C on Apr, 5, 2012:
Prozac causes urinary retention which can cause UTIs!! Constant UTIs can cause Interstatial Cystitus, which may have to be treated for life. If you have suffered from this join with me in starting a class action suit.
From this study (3 weeks ago):
small amount of blood in urine; pain when urinating; symptoms occurring only 1 day so far
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