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Imodium (Loperamide) - Reviews, Ratings, Comments by Patients

 
 



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Below are Imodium (Loperamide) reviews, ratings, comments submitted by patients and caregivers. Based on a total of 3 ratings/reviews, Imodium has an overall score of 7.67. The effectiveness score is 7.33 and the side effect score is 10. The scores are on ten point scale: 10 - best, 1 - worst. This information is not vetted and should not be cosidered as clinical evidence.
 

Imodium review by 42 year old female patient

  Rating
Overall rating:  
Effectiveness:   Considerably Effective
Side effects:   No Side Effects
  
Treatment Info
Condition / reason:   Diarrhoea/IBS
Dosage & duration:   100mg taken as per necessity for the period of still taking it
Other conditions:   None
Other drugs taken:   None
  
Reported Results
Benefits:   Whenever I had a diarrhoea attack I could take two pills of the drug and the attacks diminished in numer and intensity, not blocking my intestinal activity afterwards
Side effects:   I did not have any side effects
Comments:   After the first attack I take two pills of Imodium, then uno more pills per subsequent attack, with a maximum of 8 pills per day. If no more attacks happen in the next eight hours after the last diarrhoea episode, there is no need to take more pills

 

Imodium review by 52 year old female patient

  Rating
Overall rating:  
Effectiveness:   Moderately Effective
Side effects:   No Side Effects
  
Treatment Info
Condition / reason:   Diarrhea
Dosage & duration:   2, then 1 after each bowel movement (dosage frequency: 3 times) for the period of 1 day
Other conditions:   None
Other drugs taken:   Anti-nausea introvenous
  
Reported Results
Benefits:   Diarrhea lessened after about 8 hours, but not until after another 2 severe occurences. Had hoped for quicker, more effective response.
Side effects:   No side effects.
Comments:   Had severe intestinal irritation afer eating a meal out with Southwestern sausages. Went to emergency room. Was administered Iomodium orally in emergency room and took it later on my own.

 

Imodium review by 28 year old male patient

  Rating
Overall rating:  
Effectiveness:   Considerably Effective
Side effects:   No Side Effects
  
Treatment Info
Condition / reason:   diarrhea
Dosage & duration:   2 capsules a day taken twice a day for the period of 3 days
Other conditions:   none
Other drugs taken:   none
  
Reported Results
Benefits:   The effect of the drug starts immediately but still the care is needed in the food. The drug is also inexpensive and widely available in the drug store.
Side effects:   There was no side effects of the drug.
Comments:   The drug is generic and I took the drug at home without doctor's prescription. 2 Capsules days, each morning and evening before food.
 


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