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Old 08-15-2011, 11:17 AM   #1
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imodium and fatigue

i have had a bad flare up or virus for the last two weeks and been taking more imodium than usual (have to if i want to get out) and notice i am very sleepy all day and myh eyes are blurry.. anyone else get this??

 
Old 09-05-2011, 01:10 PM   #2
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Re: imodium and fatigue

Yes! I have been taking Imodium for about 2 years now, not every day but pretty often for an undiagnosed chronic D problem, and it makes me soooooo sleepy and lethargic. My work performance definitely began slipping when I started Imodium because I became very slow and lost any attention span I used to have, but without it, I couldn't sit at my desk for longer than 20 minutes.

As far as vision - I'm not sure if this is related, but after being on Imodium for 3 months (one pill a day usually), I did experience blurry vision (still do) AND developed a bunch of permanent black spots in my right eye. 1 and a half years later, the stupid annoying black spots are still there. I have NO scientific evidence relating the vision issue with the drug, but it was an instinctual realization when the spots first appeared one day. I thought "Oh this must be a side effect of the Imodium." Sadly, despite stopping Imodium, the spots remained, so I began using it again.

You might want to try only taking Imodium at night before you hit the sack, though I don't know how much you use or what it's for, exactly. Just a thought.

 
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Old 09-05-2011, 04:02 PM   #3
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Re: imodium and fatigue

thanks for reply..i have been on Imodium for over 10 yrs..one pill would do it..not anymore..usually 6 or more i take it IBS diarreha without it i could not leave the house at all. but i do feel tired and have eye symptoms.

 
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