Loperamide hydrochloride and Narcotic abuse - from FDA reports


Narcotic abuse is found among people who take Loperamide Hydrochloride, especially for people who are male, 30-39 old also take medication Cimetidine, and have Drug abuse and dependence . We study 2,562 people who have side effects while taking Loperamide hydrochloride from FDA. Among them, 20 have Narcotic abuse. Find out below who they are, when they have Narcotic 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)

Narcotic Abuse

Narcotic abuse (addiction of narcotic (pain killer )) has been reported by people with drug abuse and dependence, drug abuse, drug dependence, pain, depression (latest reports from 32,289 Narcotic abuse patients).

On Feb, 26, 2017

2,562 people reported to have side effects when taking Loperamide Hydrochloride.
Among them, 20 people (0.78%) have Narcotic Abuse

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Loperamide hydrochloride cause Narcotic abuse?

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

  • female: 25 %
  • male: 75 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 40 %
  • 30-39: 40 %
  • 40-49: 15 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 5 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Drug Abuse And Dependence (10 people, 50.00%)
  • Drug Withdrawal Syndrome (3 people, 15.00%)
  • Diarrhea (3 people, 15.00%)
  • Drug Withdrawal Maintenance Therapy (2 people, 10.00%)
  • Drug Dependence (2 people, 10.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Cimetidine (2 people, 10.00%)
  • Wellbutrin (1 person, 5.00%)
  • Flagyl (1 person, 5.00%)
  • Doxycycline (1 person, 5.00%)
  • Combivent (1 person, 5.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Drug Abuse And Dependence (19 people, 95.00%)
  • Ventricular Tachycardia (10 people, 50.00%)
  • Electrocardiogram Qt Prolonged (10 people, 50.00%)
  • Electrocardiogram Qrs Complex Prolonged (9 people, 45.00%)
  • Fainting (7 people, 35.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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