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A study for a 52-year old woman who takes zantac, voltaren, zyrtec

Summary: 6 female patients aged 52 (±5) who take the same drugs are studied. This is a personalized study for a 52 year old female patient who has GERD, Anal Inflammation, Eye Allergy. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

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What are the drugs

Zantac has active ingredients of ranitidine hydrochloride. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from 35,544 Zantac users)

Voltaren has active ingredients of diclofenac sodium. It is often used in arthritis. (latest outcomes from 20,092 Voltaren users)

Zyrtec has active ingredients of cetirizine hydrochloride. It is often used in allergies. (latest outcomes from 29,990 Zyrtec users)

What are the conditions

Gerd (gastro-oesophageal reflux disease) can be treated by Omeprazole, Nexium, Prilosec, Protonix, Prevacid, Prilosec Otc. (latest reports from 19,377 Gerd patients)

Anal inflammation can be treated by Ibuprofen. (latest reports from 166 Anal Inflammation patients)

Eye allergy can be treated by Benadryl, Zyrtec, Loratadine, Allegra, Claritin, Singulair. (latest reports from 1,054 Eye Allergy patients)

On May, 19, 2015: 6 females aged 46 (±5) who take zantac, voltaren, zyrtec are studied

zantac, voltaren, zyrtec outcomes

Information of the patient in this study:

Age: 46

Gender: female

Conditions: GERD, Anal Inflammation, Eye Allergy

Drugs taking:
- zantac (ranitidine hydrochloride): used for 1 - 2 years
- voltaren (diclofenac sodium): used for 6 - 12 months
- zyrtec (cetirizine hydrochloride): used for 6 - 12 months

Drug interactions have: moderate skin rash, blisters

Comments from or about the patient: about 2 months of itchy, raised bumps scattered that ooze for several days and leave reddened skin after they heal
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eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

InteractionNumber of reports on eHealthMe
Skin Rash, Blisters2 (33.33% of females aged 46 (±5) who take the drugs)

(as an adverse outcome could be a symptom of a condition, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, regardless of which drug is taken, how many female HBP patients aged 50 (±5) have nausea)

Symptom (click a symptom for in-depth analysis)Number of reports on eHealthMe
Skin Rash, Blisters in Gerd1 (0.06% of females aged 46 (±5) who have Gerd)
Skin Rash, Blisters in Anal Inflammation1 (10.00% of females aged 46 (±5) who have Anal inflammation)
Skin Rash, Blisters in Eye Allergy1 (0.99% of females aged 46 (±5) who have Eye allergy)

(as an adverse outcome could be a side effect of a drug, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, how many female Aspirin users aged 50 (±5) have nausea)

Side effect (click a side effect for in-depth analysis)Number of reports on eHealthMe
Skin Rash, Blisters in Zantac1 (0.04% of females aged 46 (±5) who take Zantac)
Skin Rash, Blisters in Voltaren1 (0.07% of females aged 46 (±5) who take Voltaren)
Skin Rash, Blisters in Zyrtec1 (0.03% of females aged 46 (±5) who take Zyrtec)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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You are not alone! Join a related support group:
- support group for people who have Anal Inflammation
- support group for people who have Eye Allergy
- support group for people who have GERD
- support group for people who take Voltaren
- support group for people who take Zantac
- support group for people who take Zyrtec

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Can you answer these questions (Ask a question):

  • Side effects or interactions possible cause of visual disturbances, impaired thinking, dizziness?
    I have started experiencing visual disturbances (mild hallucination) and dizziness recently. I have tried to control this by changes in diet (eliminating wheat and dairy) since it seems to be worse after I eat especially if the meal has dairy and wheat in it. But it has been getting worse and diet ...
  • Why am i loosing my voice every day at work?
    Almost everyday for the last week or so by the end of the day I am very hoarse. I do answer the phone but the workload has not increased. My throat is sore by bedtime. I have no symptoms in the morning. I take Zyrtec daily for allergies and have seemed a little stuffy lately, but that's it. The p ...

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  • From this study (1 year ago):

  • Flushing started Feb. 2013 with large hives. Face and neck become inflamed with burning pain, not itching. Had been on Celebrex several years ( also tried other NSAIDS including Ibuprofen, mobic and aspirin) For neck and joint pain as well as chronic plantar facitits. Episode seem less often without NSAIDS. Continue to have episodes regardless sometimes daily Although have had periods of no episodes for a week. Areas now have has permanent markings (scaring?)
    I have seen two dermatologist, family doctor, and allergist who cannot diagnose. Many lab test were within normal limits except mast cells were slightly elevated around 300. Aldactone is new Replacing HCTZ; Zantac, Allegra , and Zyrtec are new to help symptoms. Nasonex is also new . Tried topical steroid cream which was not effective. Thanks!


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