Cimetidine and Diarrhoea - from FDA reports


Summary

Diarrhoea is found among people who take Cimetidine, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Dexamethasone, and have Pain . We study 5,845 people who have side effects while taking Cimetidine from FDA. Among them, 258 have Diarrhoea. Find out below who they are, when they have Diarrhoea and more.

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Cimetidine

Cimetidine has active ingredients of cimetidine. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from Cimetidine 5,991 users)

Diarrhoea

Diarrhoea has been reported by people with high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, crohn's disease, pain (latest reports from 264,662 Diarrhoea patients).

On Feb, 04, 2017

5,845 people reported to have side effects when taking Cimetidine.
Among them, 258 people (4.41%) have Diarrhoea


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Cimetidine cause Diarrhoea?

Time on Cimetidine when people have Diarrhoea *:

  • < 1 month: 80 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 20 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Diarrhoea when taking Cimetidine *:

  • female: 73.66 %
  • male: 26.34 %

Age of people who have Diarrhoea when taking Cimetidine *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 1.36 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.91 %
  • 30-39: 4.55 %
  • 40-49: 21.82 %
  • 50-59: 33.18 %
  • 60+: 38.18 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (52 people, 20.16%)
  • Breast Cancer (47 people, 18.22%)
  • Preventive Health Care (27 people, 10.47%)
  • Ovarian Cancer (26 people, 10.08%)
  • Migraine (25 people, 9.69%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Dexamethasone (73 people, 28.29%)
  • Carboplatin (71 people, 27.52%)
  • Benadryl (52 people, 20.16%)
  • Taxol (48 people, 18.60%)
  • Paclitaxel (48 people, 18.60%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea And Vomiting (99 people, 38.37%)
  • Nausea (85 people, 32.95%)
  • Abdominal Pain (78 people, 30.23%)
  • Swelling (63 people, 24.42%)
  • Rashes (57 people, 22.09%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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