Review: taking Pepcid ac and Dexilant together


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Drug interactions are reported among people who take Pepcid ac and Dexilant together. This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Pepcid ac and Dexilant. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 151 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 3,943 users)

Dexilant

Dexilant has active ingredients of dexlansoprazole. It is often used in gastrooesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from Dexilant 5,711 users)

On Sep, 17, 2016

151 people who take Pepcid Ac, Dexilant are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Pepcid ac and Dexilant drug interactions.

Drug effectiveness over time:

Pepcid Ac:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Dexilant:
  • < 1 month: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
  • 1 - 6 months: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10+ years: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • not specified: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Drug effectiveness by gender:

Pepcid Ac:
  • female: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • male: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)
Dexilant:
  • female: 100.0% - (1 of 1 people)
  • male: 0.0% - (0 of 1 people)

Drug effectiveness by age:

Pepcid Ac:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 40-49: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
Dexilant:
  • 0-1: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 2-9: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 10-19: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 20-29: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 30-39: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 40-49: 50.0% - (1 of 2 people)
  • 50-59: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)
  • 60+: 0.0% - (0 of 0 people)

Most common drug interactions over time *:

< 1 month:
  • nausea
  • headache
  • abdominal pain
  • anaemia
  • complications of transplanted kidney
  • cytomegalovirus viraemia
  • dehydration
  • gastroenteritis
  • hyperglycaemia
  • hyperkalaemia
1 - 6 months:
  • nausea
  • abdominal distension
  • abdominal pain
  • abdominal pain upper
  • constipation
  • gastrooesophageal reflux disease
  • oropharyngeal pain
  • sinus congestion
6 - 12 months:
  • abdominal distension
  • abdominal pain
  • abdominal pain upper
  • arterial occlusive disease
  • asthenia
  • constipation
  • dyspnoea
  • gastrooesophageal reflux disease
  • oropharyngeal pain
  • sinus congestion
1 - 2 years:
  • depression
  • multiple fractures
  • osteonecrosis
  • osteoporosis
  • pain in extremity
  • ruptured cerebral aneurysm
  • scoliosis
  • atrial fibrillation
  • foetal exposure during pregnancy
  • foot fracture
2 - 5 years:
  • haemoglobin decreased
  • procedural pain
  • red blood cell count decreased
  • diarrhoea
  • dysgeusia
  • fatigue
  • gastrooesophageal reflux disease
  • atrial fibrillation
  • haematocrit decreased
  • haematoma
10+ years:
  • asthma
  • bronchitis
  • hysterectomy
  • oxygen saturation decreased
  • pneumonia
  • pulmonary embolism
  • sleep apnoea syndrome
not specified:
  • osteoporosis
  • nausea
  • depression
  • diarrhoea
  • osteopenia
  • vitamin d deficiency
  • pain
  • abdominal pain
  • arthralgia
  • multiple fractures

Most common drug interactions by gender *:

female:
  • nausea
  • osteoporosis
  • depression
  • headache
  • abdominal pain
  • diarrhoea
  • osteopenia
  • gallbladder disorder
  • pain
  • pain in extremity
male:
  • nausea
  • osteoporosis
  • vomiting
  • abdominal pain
  • asthenia
  • gastrooesophageal reflux disease
  • anxiety
  • arterial occlusive disease
  • arthritis
  • diarrhoea

Most common drug interactions by age *:

2-9:
  • depression
  • multiple fractures
  • osteonecrosis
  • osteoporosis
  • pain in extremity
  • ruptured cerebral aneurysm
  • scoliosis
  • foetal exposure during pregnancy
  • foot fracture
  • renal failure
20-29:
  • abdominal pain upper
  • biliary dyskinesia
  • cholecystitis chronic
  • diarrhoea
  • nausea
  • body temperature increased
  • hiatus hernia
  • shunt infection
  • urinary hesitation
  • urinary retention
30-39:
  • anxiety
  • diarrhoea
  • nausea
  • osteoporosis
  • abdominal discomfort
  • abdominal pain
  • abdominal pain upper
  • adverse event
  • androgen deficiency
  • arthralgia
40-49:
  • biliary dyskinesia
  • gallbladder disorder
  • injury
  • feeling abnormal
  • muscle spasms
  • nausea
  • pain
  • sphincter of oddi dysfunction
  • vomiting
  • alopecia
50-59:
  • osteoporosis
  • osteopenia
  • gallbladder disorder
  • abdominal pain
  • anaemia
  • arthralgia
  • calcium deficiency
  • depression
  • headache
  • nausea
60+:
  • nausea
  • abdominal pain
  • gastrooesophageal reflux disease
  • diarrhoea
  • asthenia
  • constipation
  • vomiting
  • abdominal pain upper
  • creatinine renal clearance decreased
  • eye haemorrhage

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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