Review: could Loperamide Hydrochloride cause Anticholinergic Syndrome?


Anticholinergic syndrome is reported only by a few people who take Loperamide Hydrochloride. We study 2,099 people who have side effects while taking Loperamide hydrochloride from FDA and social media. Among them, 1 have Anticholinergic syndrome. Find out below who they are, when they have Anticholinergic syndrome and more.

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Loperamide Hydrochloride

Loperamide hydrochloride has active ingredients of loperamide hydrochloride. It is often used in diarrhea. (latest outcomes from Loperamide hydrochloride 2,854 users)

Anticholinergic Syndrome

Anticholinergic syndrome (absolute or relative reduction in cholinergic activity in the central nervous system) has been reported by people with depression, pain, suicide attempt, intentional overdose, anaesthesia (latest reports from 605 Anticholinergic syndrome patients).

On Sep, 20, 2016

2,099 people reported to have side effects when taking Loperamide Hydrochloride.
Among them, 1 person (0.05%) has Anticholinergic Syndrome

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Loperamide hydrochloride cause Anticholinergic syndrome?

Gender of people who have Anticholinergic Syndrome when taking Loperamide Hydrochloride *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Anticholinergic Syndrome when taking Loperamide Hydrochloride *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 100 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Gastroenteritis (1 person, 100.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lomotil (1 person, 100.00%)
  • Acetaminophen (1 person, 100.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Vomiting (1 person, 100.00%)
  • Tachypnoea (1 person, 100.00%)
  • Blood Creatinine Increased (1 person, 100.00%)
  • Appetite Disorder (1 person, 100.00%)
  • Accidental Poisoning (1 person, 100.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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