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Will imodium help with stomach pain?

You are concerned that you may be experiencing a stomach virus. There are no antibiotics to help but we do recommend treating the symptoms. For nausea and vomiting there is emetrol, for the diarrhea and stomach cramps I recommend Imodium or kaopectate.

Why does Imodium cause constipation? Imodium interacts with certain drugs that break down in the body in the same way. The interactions can lead to increased levels of either medication in your body. Imodium also interacts with other anti-diarrheal drugs or medications that cause constipation.

Is loss of appetite a side effect of Imodium? Summary. Loss of appetite is found among people who take Imodium, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zofran, and have Nausea. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 23,835 people who have side effects when taking Imodium from FDA, and is updated regularly.

Can Imodium cause stomach pain? Tell your doctor if you experience serious side effects of Imodium including severe constipation/nausea/vomiting, stomach or abdominal pain, or uncomfortable fullness of the stomach or abdomen.

Does Imodium help with nausea? There are no antibiotics to help but we do recommend treating the symptoms. For nausea and vomiting there is emetrol, for the diarrhea and stomach cramps I recommend Imodium or kaopectate. Also get plenty of rest and drink plenty of fluids.

When not to take Imodium?

When not to take Imodium? You should not use Imodium A-D if you are allergic to loperamide, or if you have: stomach pain without diarrhea; diarrhea with a high fever; ulcerative colitis; diarrhea that is caused by a bacterial infection; or stools that are bloody, black, or tarry.

Is it really safe to take Imodium every day? Taking Imodium daily is generally considered safe for IBS sufferers. Dr Peter Whorwell, a world-renowned expert on IBS, says that Imodium is an “extraordinarily safe” drug and it is “perfectly reasonably” to take it indefinitely without causing problems.

How much Imodium is too much? Taking too much of the drug can also be dangerous. Imodium doses up to 60 mg can cause nausea and vomiting. Taking more than that can lead to overdose, which can cause serious health problems, such as: liver damage. urinary retention. paralytic ileus (stoppage of the intestine) slowed breathing. slowed heart rate.

Can Imodium hurt you? While Imodium is considered relatively safe, it is possible to overdose on the medication. Impacts on breathing, heart rate, coordination, and organs system can be quite severe in extreme cases. Imodium can interact with opiates in ways laypeople might not realize.