Imodium and Withdrawal syndrome - from FDA reports


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 5 - 10 years, also take medication Lorazepam, and have Nausea. This review analyzes which people have Withdrawal syndrome with Imodium. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 18,757 people who have side effects when taking Imodium from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Oct, 06, 2017

18,757 people reported to have side effects when taking Imodium.
Among them, 16 people (0.09%) have Withdrawal syndrome


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Imodium cause Withdrawal syndrome?

Time on Imodium when people have Withdrawal syndrome *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 50 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 50 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 25 %
  • male: 75 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 36.36 %
  • 40-49: 27.27 %
  • 50-59: 18.18 %
  • 60+: 18.18 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Nausea (3 people, 18.75%)
  • Preventive Health Care (2 people, 12.50%)
  • Pain (2 people, 12.50%)
  • High Blood Pressure (2 people, 12.50%)
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (2 people, 12.50%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Tylenol (3 people, 18.75%)
  • Lorazepam (3 people, 18.75%)
  • Protonix (2 people, 12.50%)
  • Magnesium Sulfate (2 people, 12.50%)
  • Anafranil (2 people, 12.50%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Unilateral Hydronephrosis (2 people, 12.50%)
  • Maternal Drugs Affecting Foetus (2 people, 12.50%)
  • Irritability (2 people, 12.50%)
  • Feeling Abnormal (2 people, 12.50%)
  • Chills (2 people, 12.50%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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