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Review: Pepcid and Zantac

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Pepcid and Zantac. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 1,308 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Pepcid (latest outcomes from 22,828 users) has active ingredients of famotidine. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease.

Trend of pepcid reports

Zantac (latest outcomes from 35,518 users) has active ingredients of ranitidine hydrochloride. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease.

Trend of zantac reports

On Oct, 30, 2014: 1,307 people who take Pepcid, Zantac are studied

Pepcid, Zantac outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Pepcid (famotidine)
- Zantac (ranitidine hydrochloride)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Pepcid is effectiven/an/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
Zantac is effective0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
(0 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
DehydrationAnaemiaHepatic FailureLeukopeniaDepressionOesophagitisAbdominal AbscessPain
SepsisCerebral HaemorrhageMetastases To LiverAnxietyPyrexiaHilar LymphadenopathyAneurysm RupturedNausea
HypotensionEnterocolitisOral SurgeryGallbladder DisorderChillsFatigueBronchial HaemorrhageAnxiety
HyperbilirubinaemiaHepatic Function AbnormalHaemoglobin DecreasedCholecystitis ChronicVitamin D DeficiencyPleurisySepsisFatigue
Mucosal InflammationRenal Failure AcuteHaematocrit DecreasedAbdominal PainCalcium DeficiencyPneumonitisSplenic HaemorrhageVomiting
Cystitis HaemorrhagicBlood Lactic Acid IncreasedPainAnhedoniaDyspepsiaUrinary IncontinenceDyspnoea
Cytomegalovirus InfectionLymphadenopathyGingivitisHeart Rate IrregularOsteoporosisTremorAnaemia
Renal FailureMedullary Thyroid CancerGamma-glutamyltransferase IncreasedLymphoceleDysphagiaPneumothoraxDepression
Drug IneffectiveHaemoglobin DecreasedOsteomyelitisRelapsing-remitting Multiple SclerosisPoor Quality SleepDysphagiaGastrooesophageal Reflux Disease
Bk Virus InfectionThyroidectomyAspartate Aminotransferase IncreasedNeutropeniaGastric DisorderDysarthriaPyrexia

Drug effectiveness by gender :

Pepcid is effective0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
Zantac is effective0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
(0 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

Back PainFatigue
Weight DecreasedInjury
Oedema PeripheralDyspnoea

Drug effectiveness by age :

Pepcid is effectiven/an/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
Zantac is effectiven/an/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
(0 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions by age * :

PyrexiaDeathElectrocardiogram Qt ProlongedCholecystitis ChronicConvulsionArthralgiaDepressionPain
PneumoniaOesophagitisHaemolytic AnaemiaVomitingPainNauseaPainNausea
PainOverdoseBlood Bilirubin IncreasedPainOsteopeniaType 2 Diabetes MellitusArthralgiaAnxiety
Failure To ThriveVomiting ProjectileAspartate Aminotransferase IncreasedNauseaAstheniaChest PainOsteonecrosis Of JawBone Disorder
Incision Site InfectionStreptococcal Infection NosPainAnxietyInsomniaFatigueAnxietyPyrexia
IrritabilityIrritabilityAlanine Aminotransferase IncreasedDiarrhoeaDepressionPainNauseaWeight Decreased
HypotensionKidney Infection NosAbdominal PainJaundiceWeight DecreasedVomitingBack PainAnaemia
Fluid OverloadRenal Failure NosAgitationInjuryDysphagiaDyspnoeaFatigueRenal Failure Acute
HypertensionApnoeaVomitingHeadacheDrug DependenceDepressionDyspnoeaPneumonia
LethargyCholecystitis ChronicLymphadenopathyNauseaHeadacheInjuryDyspnoea

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Complete drug side effects:

On eHealthMe, Pepcid (famotidine) is often used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease. Zantac (ranitidine hydrochloride) is often used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease. Find out below the conditions the drugs are used for, how effective they are, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

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