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Review: could Imodium cause Urinary tract infection?

We study 9,688 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

Imodium (latest outcomes from 10,165 users) has active ingredients of loperamide hydrochloride. It is often used in diarrhea.

Urinary tract infection

Urinary tract infection (latest reports from 450,223 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, pain.

On Jul, 18, 2014: 9,688 people reported to have side effects when taking Imodium. Among them, 278 people (2.87%) have Urinary Tract Infection. They amount to 0.06% of all the 450,281 people who have Urinary Tract Infection on eHealthMe.

Trend of Urinary tract infection in Imodium reports

Time on Imodium when people have Urinary tract infection * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Urinary tract infection66.67%0.00%0.00%0.00%22.22%11.11%0.00%

Gender of people who have Urinary tract infection when taking Imodium * :

FemaleMale
Urinary tract infection83.86%16.14%

Age of people who have Urinary tract infection when taking Imodium * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Urinary tract infection0.00%0.00%0.00%1.31%3.06%11.79%15.72%68.12%

Severity of Urinary tract infection when taking Imodium ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Urinary tract infection ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (38 people, 13.67%)
  2. Diarrhoea (37 people, 13.31%)
  3. Nausea (35 people, 12.59%)
  4. Multiple myeloma (27 people, 9.71%)
  5. Hypertension (26 people, 9.35%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (85 people, 30.58%)
  2. Pepcid (62 people, 22.30%)
  3. Zofran (60 people, 21.58%)
  4. Prilosec (59 people, 21.22%)
  5. Zometa (58 people, 20.86%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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