Review: could Loperamide Hydrochloride cause Drug Abuse?


Summary

Drug abuse is found among people who take Loperamide Hydrochloride, especially for people who are male, 40-49 old also take medication Zidovudine, and have Depression . We study 2,077 people who have side effects while taking Loperamide hydrochloride from FDA and social media. Among them, 9 have Drug abuse. Find out below who they are, when they have Drug abuse 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 2,437 users)

Drug Abuse

Drug abuse has been reported by people with accidental overdose (therapeutic agent), drowsiness, drug diversion, multiple drug overdose, fatigue (latest reports from 29,060 Drug abuse patients).

On Aug, 28, 2016

2,077 people reported to have side effects when taking Loperamide Hydrochloride.
Among them, 9 people (0.43%) have Drug Abuse


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Loperamide hydrochloride cause Drug abuse?

Gender of people who have Drug Abuse when taking Loperamide Hydrochloride *:

  • female: 22.22 %
  • male: 77.78 %

Age of people who have Drug Abuse when taking Loperamide Hydrochloride *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 14.29 %
  • 30-39: 42.86 %
  • 40-49: 42.86 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Drug Dependence (2 people)
  • Depression (2 people)
  • Sleep Disorder (1 person)
  • Pyrexia (1 person)
  • Pain (1 person)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zidovudine (6 people)
  • Trazodone Hcl (5 people)
  • Paxil (5 people)
  • Combivir (5 people)
  • Acyclovir (5 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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