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Can Imodium cause abdominal pain

A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Donald Colantino
Internal Medicine 62 years experience
This scenario can occur in some people after cholecystectomy and is believed to be caused by too much bile being released directly into the intestinal... Read More
A male asked:
Dr. Srinivas Kalala
27 years experience
Diarrhea: Check for blood and stool tests for infections. If all normal symptoms continue may need further testing including colonoscopy to check for colitis... Read More
A 46-year-old female asked:
Dr. John Chiu
Allergy and Immunology 58 years experience
Not lupus: This sounds more like reflux (gerd), ulcer, or gastritis. An allergic reaction to certain foods or a toxic reaction to certain food proteins (food p... Read More
Dr. Ramachandran Srinivasan
Rheumatology 53 years experience
Abdominal pain : These are not symptoms of lupus. Need to see a gastroenterologist for further evaluation.
A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Oscar Novick
Pediatrics 59 years experience
Abdominal pain: Your pain may be due to taking imodium, (loperamide) but you should be evaluated by your doctor or the er to determine the cause of your pain.
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Sergio Casillas-Romero
Specializes in Colon and Rectal Surgery
No: Imodium (loperamide) will help in case of diarrhea. But in general does not help for abdominal cramps.
A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gerard Roberts
Pediatrics 29 years experience
Diarrhea: Yes and it may help your symptoms.
A 52-year-old male asked:
Dr. Larry Xanthopoulos
Pediatrics 23 years experience
See GI: Consider work-up to rule out causes such as celiac disease or IBD.
A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Gurmukh Singh
Pathology 50 years experience
Need to examine: It is not feasible to provide a meaningful opinion without additional history, physical examination and may be some tests. It would be prudent to see ... Read More
A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Rony Gorges
Internal Medicine 13 years experience
Many, many things. : Upper abdominal pain can be caused by a variety of things. Infections, ulcers, GERD, heart attacks, etc......abdominal pain that does not go away is s... Read More
A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Barry Rosen
General Surgery 35 years experience
Many possibilities..: Possible causes of upper abdominal pain include gallbladder disease, ulcer disease, gastroesophageal reflux disease, irritable bowel syndrome, intesti... Read More