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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 9,693 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 has active ingredients of loperamide hydrochloride. It is often used in diarrhea. (latest outcomes from Imodium 10,171 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 Urinary Tract Infection 71,618 patients)

On Nov, 30, 2014: 9,693 people reported to have side effects when taking Imodium. Among them, 278 people (2.87%) have Urinary Tract Infection.

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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