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 62 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 3,444 users)

Alcohol

Alcohol has active ingredients of alcohol. It is often used in alcoholism. (latest outcomes from Alcohol 6,243 users)

On Aug, 26, 2016

62 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:
  • nausea
  • dyspepsia
  • headache
  • osteonecrosis of jaw
  • sepsis
  • white blood cell count decreased
  • drug effect decreased
  • gastrointestinal disorder
  • gastrooesophageal reflux disease
  • muscle spasms

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • nausea
  • headache
  • osteonecrosis of jaw
  • drug effect decreased
  • gastrointestinal disorder
  • gastrooesophageal reflux disease
  • muscle spasms
  • speech disorder
  • apnoea
  • atrial septal defect
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:
  • colitis ulcerative
  • gastroenteritis rotavirus
  • leukaemia
10-19:
  • abdominal pain upper
  • ascites
  • bacterial infection
  • encephalopathy
  • fungal infection
  • gastrointestinal disorder
  • graft versus host disease
  • interstitial lung disease
  • intestinal perforation
  • irritable bowel syndrome
20-29:
  • pleural effusion
  • renal impairment
  • abnormal behaviour
  • alopecia
  • altered state of consciousness
  • convulsion
  • cyst
  • cytomegalovirus viraemia
  • hyperglycaemia
  • hypotension
30-39:
  • caecitis
  • colitis ischaemic
  • hypersensitivity
  • sepsis
  • coronary artery occlusion
  • abdominal pain upper
  • alcoholism
  • anuria
  • arrhythmia
  • cardiac arrest
40-49:
  • acute myocardial infarction
  • arthritis
  • cardiac failure congestive
  • colitis pseudomembranous
  • coronary artery disease
  • depression
  • drug dependence
  • drug effect decreased
  • drug maladministration
  • gastrooesophageal reflux disease
50-59:
  • enterocolitis
  • hepatic function abnormal
  • pancreatitis acute
  • pneumonia cytomegaloviral
  • polyneuropathy
  • thrombocytopenia
  • white blood cell count decreased
  • cytomegalovirus infection
  • dyspepsia
  • fluid retention
60+:
  • nausea
  • drug effect decreased
  • gastrooesophageal reflux disease
  • headache
  • muscle spasms
  • osteonecrosis of jaw
  • respiratory failure
  • blood urea increased
  • gastrointestinal haemorrhage
  • joint injury

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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