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Review: Zantac 150 and Savella

This review analyzes the effectiveness and drug interactions between Zantac 150 and Savella. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 47 people who take the same drugs from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.

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What are the drugs

Zantac 150 (what 3,878 Zantac 150 users reported?) has active ingredients of ranitidine hydrochloride. It is used in gastroesophageal reflux disease.

Savella (what 3,377 Savella users reported?) has active ingredients of milnacipran hydrochloride. It is used in fibromyalgia.

On Aug, 21, 2014: 47 people who take Zantac 150, Savella are studied

Zantac 150, Savella outcomes

Drug combinations in study:
- Zantac 150 (ranitidine hydrochloride)
- Savella (milnacipran hydrochloride)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Zantac 150 is effectiven/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
100.00%
(2 of 2 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
n/a
Savella is effectiven/an/a50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
50.00%
(1 of 2 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/an/a

Most common drug interactions over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
HyperhidrosisIncreased AppetiteFeverHot FlushesDiarrhoeaDiarrhoean/aNausea
NauseaHyperhidrosisWheezing AggravatedFeverDepressionDrug Ineffective
BlepharospasmHot FlushesBlepharospasmPain
DepressionWheezing AggravatedDepression
ConvulsionGastrooesophageal Reflux Disease
InsomniaHypertension
VomitingFibromyalgia
Increased AppetitePsoriatic Arthropathy
Depressed MoodPneumonia
CryingAbdominal Pain

Drug effectiveness by gender :

FemaleMale
Zantac 150 is effective50.00%
(4 of 8 people)
100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
Savella is effective33.33%
(2 of 6 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)

Most common drug interactions by gender * :

FemaleMale
NauseaGastrooesophageal Reflux Disease
DepressionMyasthenic Syndrome
Drug IneffectiveBronchospasm
PneumoniaFibromyalgia
DiarrhoeaRestless Legs Syndrome
UrosepsisMetabolic Syndrome
HeadachePsoriatic Arthropathy
FatiguePain
VomitingHypertension
HyperhidrosisTinea Cruris

Drug effectiveness by age :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Zantac 150 is effectiven/an/an/a100.00%
(1 of 1 people)
33.33%
(2 of 6 people)
0.00%
(0 of 4 people)
50.00%
(2 of 4 people)
n/a
Savella is effectiven/an/an/a0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
18.18%
(2 of 11 people)
25.00%
(1 of 4 people)
0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
n/a

Most common drug interactions by age * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
n/an/an/an/aDrug Screen PositivePneumoniaDepressionInappropriate Antidiuretic Hormone Secretion
Hepatic Enzyme IncreasedBlepharospasmFibromyalgiaNausea
Cystitis InterstitialSinusitisAbdominal PainHiatus Hernia
VomitingCandidiasisRestless Legs SyndromeBlood Sodium Decreased
PyrexiaUpper Respiratory Tract InfectionBronchospasmBlood Osmolarity Decreased
Temperature IntoleranceConvulsionArteriosclerosis Coronary ArterySpinal Column Stenosis
Drug IneffectiveNauseaHypercholesterolaemiaCough
NasopharyngitisFatigueArthritisIntervertebral Disc Protrusion
HypophagiaHyperhidrosisUrosepsisWeight Fluctuation
DehydrationDry MouthRash GeneralisedChorea

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Complete drug side effects:

On eHealthMe, Zantac 150 (ranitidine hydrochloride) is often used to treat gastroesophageal reflux disease. Savella (milnacipran hydrochloride) is often used to treat fibromyalgia. 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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