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Review: could Imodium cause Withdrawal syndrome?





Summary: Withdrawal syndrome is found among people who take Imodium, especially for people who are male, 30-39 old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Lorazepam, and have Gastrooesophageal reflux disease.

We study 9,693 people who have side effects while taking Imodium from FDA and social media. Among them, 7 have Withdrawal syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Withdrawal syndrome 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)

Withdrawal syndrome

Withdrawal syndrome (a discontinuation syndrome is a set of symptoms occurred due to discontinuation of substance) has been reported by people with depression, pain, stress and anxiety, muscle spasticity, back pain.(latest reports from Withdrawal syndrome 9,186 patients)

On Nov, 26, 2014: 9,693 people reported to have side effects when taking Imodium. Among them, 7 people (0.07%) have Withdrawal Syndrome.

Trend of Withdrawal syndrome in Imodium reports

Time on Imodium when people have Withdrawal syndrome * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Withdrawal syndrome0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Withdrawal syndrome when taking Imodium * :

FemaleMale
Withdrawal syndrome9.09%90.91%

Age of people who have Withdrawal syndrome when taking Imodium * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Withdrawal syndrome0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%63.64%9.09%9.09%18.18%

Severity of Withdrawal syndrome when taking Imodium ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Withdrawal syndrome ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (6 people, 85.71%)
  2. Arrhythmia (6 people, 85.71%)
  3. Anxiety (6 people, 85.71%)
  4. Prophylaxis (6 people, 85.71%)
  5. Irritable bowel syndrome (4 people, 57.14%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lorazepam (7 people, 100.00%)
  2. Imodium a-d (7 people, 100.00%)
  3. Toprol-xl (6 people, 85.71%)
  4. Generic imodium (6 people, 85.71%)
  5. Prilosec (6 people, 85.71%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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