Review: could Cimetidine cause Diarrhoea?
Summary: Diarrhoea could be caused by Cimetidine, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Dexamethasone, and have Pain.
We study 5,189 people who have side effects while taking Cimetidine from FDA and social media. Among them, 335 have Diarrhoea. Find out below who they are, when they have Diarrhoea and more.
On Apr, 10, 2014: 5,183 people reported to have side effects when taking Cimetidine. Among them, 335 people (6.46%) have Diarrhoea. They amount to 0.03% of all the 1,088,160 people who have Diarrhoea on eHealthMe.
Time on Cimetidine when people have Diarrhoea * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Diarrhoea when taking Cimetidine * :
Age of people who have Diarrhoea when taking Cimetidine * :
Severity of Diarrhoea when taking Cimetidine ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Diarrhoea ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (51 people, 15.22%)
- Breast cancer (44 people, 13.13%)
- Ovarian cancer (26 people, 7.76%)
- Prophylaxis (25 people, 7.46%)
- Migraine (24 people, 7.16%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Dexamethasone (83 people, 24.78%)
- Carboplatin (73 people, 21.79%)
- Taxol (51 people, 15.22%)
- Benadryl (50 people, 14.93%)
- Paclitaxel (48 people, 14.33%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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