Loperamide hydrochloride and Drug abuse - from FDA reports


Drug abuse is found among people who take Loperamide Hydrochloride, especially for people who are male, 30-39 old also take medication Zidovudine, and have Drug withdrawal syndrome . We study 2,562 people who have side effects while taking Loperamide hydrochloride from FDA. Among them, 25 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 2,856 users)

Drug Abuse

Drug abuse has been reported by people with drug abuse and dependence, drug abuse, pain, depression (latest reports from 39,935 Drug abuse patients).

On Feb, 09, 2017

2,562 people reported to have side effects when taking Loperamide Hydrochloride.
Among them, 25 people (0.98%) 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: 20 %
  • male: 80 %

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: 30.43 %
  • 30-39: 47.83 %
  • 40-49: 17.39 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 4.35 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Drug Withdrawal Syndrome (3 people, 12.00%)
  • Drug Withdrawal Maintenance Therapy (2 people, 8.00%)
  • Drug Dependence (2 people, 8.00%)
  • Diarrhea (2 people, 8.00%)
  • Depression (2 people, 8.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zidovudine (6 people, 24.00%)
  • Paxil (5 people, 20.00%)
  • Combivir (5 people, 20.00%)
  • Acyclovir (5 people, 20.00%)
  • Ketoconazole (3 people, 12.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Electrocardiogram Qt Prolonged (10 people, 40.00%)
  • Ventricular Tachycardia (9 people, 36.00%)
  • Electrocardiogram Qrs Complex Prolonged (9 people, 36.00%)
  • Fainting (7 people, 28.00%)
  • Cardiac Arrest (6 people, 24.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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