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Imodium Side Effects

Report Imodium Side Effects

If you experienced any harmful or unwanted effects of Imodium, please share your experience. This could help to raise awareness about Imodium side effects, identify uknown risks and inform health professionals and patients taking Imodium.

Examples: headache, dizziness


The most commonly reported Imodium side effects are:
High Blood Pressure (17 reports)
Heart Palpitations (7 reports)
Cystitis Symptoms (5 reports)
Chest Pain (3 reports)
Diarrhea (3 reports)
Chest Pain Rash (2 reports)
Flatulence (2 reports)
Insomnia (2 reports)
Rapid Irregular Heartbeat (2 reports)

If you have experienced a side effect listed above, you can check a box to report it.


To view a complete list of submitted side effects, please follow the link Imodium side effects . You can also compare Imodium side effects or view FDA reports.

Imodium Side Effects reported to FDA

The following Imodium reports list potential signals of serious risks and new safety information that were identified using the FDA Adverse Event Reporting System (FAERS).
The FAERS is a database that contains information on adverse event and medication errors reports submitted to FDA by healthcare professionals (such as physicians, pharmacists, nurses and others), consumers (such as patients, family members, layers and others) and manufacturers.


The appearance of Imodium on this list does not mean that FDA has concluded that the drug has the listed risk. It means that FDA has identified a potential safety issue, but it does not mean that FDA has identified a causal relationship between the drug and the listed risk.

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Arthralgia
on Jun 28, 2013 Male from CN , 42 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Imodium. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Imodium side effects: arthralgia. Imodium dosage: N/A.

Laryngeal Oedema, Dysphagia, Temperature Intolerance, Hypotension, Hyperpyrexia, Rash, Pruritus
Patient was taking Imodium. Patient felt the following Imodium side effects: laryngeal oedema, dysphagia, temperature intolerance, hypotension, hyperpyrexia, rash, pruritus on Jun 28, 2013 from CN Additional patient health information: Male , 23 years of age, was diagnosed with and. Imodium dosage: Prescribed At A Dose Of 2 Capsules,3 Times A Day , But Had Taken 2 Capsules Once Totalling To 4 Mg. Patient was hospitalized.

Blood Urine Present, Platelet Count Decreased, Off Label Use
Adverse event was reported on Jun 25, 2013 by a Male taking Imodium (Dosage: N/A) . Location: AU , 72 years of age, After Imodium was administered, patient encountered several Imodium side effects: blood urine present, platelet count decreased, off label use.

Stevens-johnson Syndrome, Feeling Abnormal
on Jun 17, 2013 Male from GB , 16 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Imodium Classic. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Imodium side effects: stevens-johnson syndrome, feeling abnormal. Imodium Classic dosage: N/A.
Associated medications used:


Blepharitis, Cellulitis
on Jun 06, 2013 Female from CA , 39 years of age, weighting 187.4 lb, was treated with Imodium. Patient felt the following Imodium side effects: blepharitis, cellulitis. Imodium dosage: N/A.

Swelling Face, Hot Flush, Sensory Disturbance
Patient was taking Imodium Plus. After Imodium was administered, patient encountered several Imodium side effects: swelling face, hot flush, sensory disturbance on May 24, 2013 from GB Additional patient health information: Female , 47 years of age, . Imodium Plus dosage: N/A.

Intestinal Obstruction, Abdominal Pain, Abdominal Distension
Adverse event was reported on May 24, 2013 by a Male taking Imodium (Dosage: N/A) . Location: CN , 48 years of age, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Imodium side effects: intestinal obstruction, abdominal pain, abdominal distension.

Gastrointestinal Hypomotility
on May 20, 2013 Male from IT , 67 years of age, weighting 191.8 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Imodium. Patient felt the following Imodium side effects: gastrointestinal hypomotility. Imodium dosage: N/A. Patient was hospitalized.

Abdominal Pain, Haemolytic Uraemic Syndrome, Rectal Haemorrhage, Off Label Use
on May 17, 2013 Female from FR , 62 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Imodium. After Imodium was administered, patient encountered several Imodium side effects: abdominal pain, haemolytic uraemic syndrome, rectal haemorrhage, off label use. Imodium dosage: N/A.
Multiple concurrent drugs taken:
  • Revlimid (C4d14)
  • Velcade (C4d11)
  • Dexamethasone (C4d12)
  • Zelitrex
  • Amoxicillin
  • Bactrim (trimethoprim/sulfamethoxazole)
  • Innohep
  • Eupantol
Patient was hospitalized.

Foreign Body, Product Quality Issue, Choking
Patient was taking Imodium Multi-symptom Relief. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Imodium side effects: foreign body, product quality issue, choking on Jul 08, 2013 from US Additional patient health information: Female , 66 years of age, weighting 279.0 lb, . Imodium Multi-symptom Relief dosage: N/A.


Adverse event was reported on May 13, 2013 by a Female taking Imodium A-d Creamy Mint (Dosage: N/A) . Location: US , weighting 140.0 lb, .


on Apr 23, 2013 Male from US , 26 years of age, weighting 140.0 lb, was treated with Imodium. . Imodium dosage: N/A.

Constipation
on Jul 27, 2012 Male from US , 68 years of age, weighting 127.0 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Imodium. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Imodium side effects: constipation. Imodium dosage: Stopped.
Associated medications used: Patient was hospitalized.

Dizziness
Patient was taking Imodium A-d. Patient felt the following Imodium side effects: dizziness on Jul 27, 2012 from US Additional patient health information: Female , 77 years of age, weighting 116.0 lb, was diagnosed with and. Imodium A-d dosage: In 1 Day.
Multiple prescriptions taken: Patient was hospitalized.

International Normalised Ratio Increased
Adverse event was reported on Apr 01, 2013 by a Female taking Imodium A-d (Dosage: N/A) . Location: US , 74 years of age, weighting 150.0 lb, After Imodium was administered, patient encountered several Imodium side effects: international normalised ratio increased.

Product Quality Issue, Diarrhoea
on May 17, 2013 Female from DE , weighting 134.5 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Imodium Akut. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Imodium side effects: product quality issue, diarrhoea. Imodium Akut dosage: 3 To 6 Capsules Daily.
Associated medications used:
  • Mcp
  • Pantoprazole
Patient was hospitalized.

Intestinal Ischaemia
on Mar 19, 2013 Male from DK , 61 years of age, weighting 136.7 lb, was treated with Imodium. Patient felt the following Imodium side effects: intestinal ischaemia. Imodium dosage: N/A.

Intestinal Ischaemia, Ileostomy, Ileus, Abdominal Pain, Intestinal Dilatation, Gastrointestinal Necrosis, Duodenostomy, Colorectostomy
Patient was taking Imodium. After Imodium was administered, patient encountered several Imodium side effects: intestinal ischaemia, ileostomy, ileus, abdominal pain, intestinal dilatation, gastrointestinal necrosis, duodenostomy, colorectostomy on Mar 04, 2014 from DK Additional patient health information: Male , 61 years of age, weighting 136.7 lb, . Imodium dosage: N/A. Patient was hospitalized.

Liver Injury, Oedema, Asthenia
Adverse event was reported on Feb 26, 2013 by a Female taking Imodium (Dosage: N/A) was diagnosed with and. Location: FR , 27 years of age, Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Imodium side effects: liver injury, oedema, asthenia.
Associated medications used: Patient was hospitalized.

Pancreatitis, Pancreatitis Acute
on Jan 28, 2013 Female from FR , 17 years of age, was treated with Imodium. Patient felt the following Imodium side effects: pancreatitis, pancreatitis acute. Imodium dosage: N/A.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
  • Ketoprofen
  • Dafalgan
  • Colchicine
  • Coltramyl
  • Lansoprazole
Patient was hospitalized.

Shock, Ileus Paralytic, Respiratory Failure, Metabolic Acidosis, Bone Marrow Failure
on Feb 07, 2013 Female from CN , 63 years of age, was diagnosed with and was treated with Imodium. After Imodium was administered, patient encountered several Imodium side effects: shock, ileus paralytic, respiratory failure, metabolic acidosis, bone marrow failure. Imodium dosage: Dosage Was No More Than 12.0 Mg Total. Patient was hospitalized.

Dyspnoea, Throat Irritation, Rash, Rhinorrhoea, Cough
Patient was taking Imodium A-d. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Imodium side effects: dyspnoea, throat irritation, rash, rhinorrhoea, cough on Sep 12, 2013 from US Additional patient health information: Male , 13 years of age, weighting 95.00 lb, . Imodium A-d dosage: N/A.

Blood Pressure Decreased, Palpitations
Adverse event was reported on Feb 15, 2013 by a Female taking Imodium (Dosage: N/A) was diagnosed with and. Location: CN , 80 years of age, Patient felt the following Imodium side effects: blood pressure decreased, palpitations.
Multiple prescriptions taken:

Haemorrhoids, Abnormal Faeces, Anorectal Disorder, Infertility Male
on Feb 08, 2013 Male from US , 39 years of age, was treated with Imodium A-d. After Imodium was administered, patient encountered several Imodium side effects: haemorrhoids, abnormal faeces, anorectal disorder, infertility male. Imodium A-d dosage: N/A.

Infrequent Bowel Movements
on Jan 28, 2013 Male from US , weighting 180.0 lb, was diagnosed with and was treated with Imodium. Directly after, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Imodium side effects: infrequent bowel movements. Imodium dosage: N/A.

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Most drugs have a large list of nonsevere or mild adverse effects which do not rule out continued usage. These effects depend on individual sensitivity, and can include nausea, dizziness, diarrhea, malaise, vomiting, headache, dermatitis, dry mouth, etc. Check commonly reported side effects . These can be considered a form of pseudo-allergic reaction, as not all users experience these effects; many users experience none at all.

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Safety Alerts, Active Ingredients, Usage Information

Alternative IMODIUM Names:LOPERAMID

Active Ingredient: LOPERAMID

Imodium Dosage, Warnings, Usage.

Side Effects reported to FDA: 619

Imodium safety alerts: No

Reported deaths: 33

Reported hospitalizations: 194

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