Review: taking Pepcid ac and Alcohol together


Summary

Drug interactions are reported among people who take Pepcid ac and Alcohol together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Pepcid ac and Alcohol. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 56 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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Pepcid Ac

Pepcid ac has active ingredients of famotidine. It is often used in gastrooesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from Pepcid ac 3,309 users)

Alcohol

Alcohol has active ingredients of alcohol. It is often used in alcoholism. (latest outcomes from Alcohol 6,055 users)

On Jul, 25, 2016

56 people who take Pepcid Ac, Alcohol are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Pepcid ac and Alcohol drug interactions.

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • white blood cell count decreased
  • blood creatinine increased
  • respiratory failure
  • alanine aminotransferase increased
  • aspartate aminotransferase increased
  • pneumonia
  • altered state of consciousness
  • anaemia
  • constipation
  • convulsion
not specified:
  • dyspepsia
  • sepsis
  • white blood cell count decreased
  • gastrointestinal disorder
  • nausea
  • pancreatitis acute
  • apnoea
  • atrial septal defect
  • bladder disorder
  • bronchopulmonary dysplasia

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • gastrointestinal disorder
  • apnoea
  • atrial septal defect
  • bladder disorder
  • bronchopulmonary dysplasia
  • caecitis
  • colitis ischaemic
  • congenital teratoma
  • developmental delay
  • drug exposure during pregnancy
male:
  • white blood cell count decreased
  • enterocolitis
  • hypokalaemia
  • pancreatitis acute
  • pneumonia cytomegaloviral
  • polyneuropathy
  • thrombocytopenia
  • cytomegalovirus infection
  • dyspepsia
  • fluid retention

Most common drug interactions by age *:

2-9:
  • leukaemia
10-19:
  • abdominal pain upper
  • bacterial infection
  • encephalopathy
  • fungal infection
  • gastrointestinal disorder
  • graft versus host disease
  • interstitial lung disease
  • irritable bowel syndrome
  • pancreatitis acute
  • sepsis
20-29:
  • abnormal behaviour
  • alopecia
  • altered state of consciousness
  • convulsion
  • cyst
  • cytomegalovirus viraemia
  • hyperglycaemia
  • hypotension
  • pleural effusion
  • pneumonia staphylococcal
30-39:
  • caecitis
  • colitis ischaemic
  • hypersensitivity
  • sepsis
  • coronary artery occlusion
  • abdominal pain upper
  • alcoholism
  • anuria
  • arrhythmia
  • cardiac arrest
40-49:
  • acute myocardial infarction
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • colitis pseudomembranous
  • coronary artery disease
  • drug dependence
  • drug maladministration
  • haematoma
  • liver function test abnormal
  • lung hyperinflation
  • panic disorder without agoraphobia
50-59:
  • enterocolitis
  • hepatic function abnormal
  • pancreatitis acute
  • pneumonia cytomegaloviral
  • polyneuropathy
  • thrombocytopenia
  • white blood cell count decreased
  • cytomegalovirus infection
  • dyspepsia
  • fluid retention
60+:
  • nausea
  • respiratory failure
  • blood urea increased
  • drug effect decreased
  • gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • gastrooesophageal reflux disease
  • headache
  • muscle spasms
  • osteonecrosis of jaw
  • pneumonia

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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