Review: could Cimetidine cause Diarrhoea?


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 4,707 people who have side effects while taking Cimetidine from FDA and social media. Among them, 194 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 gastrooesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from Cimetidine 5,202 users)

Diarrhoea

Diarrhoea has been reported by people with weight decreased, breathing difficulty, thrombocytopenia, constipation, drug ineffective (latest reports from 135,189 Diarrhoea patients).

On Jul, 29, 2016

4,707 people reported to have side effects when taking Cimetidine.
Among them, 194 people (4.12%) have Diarrhoea


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Cimetidine cause Diarrhoea?

Time on Cimetidine when people have Diarrhoea *:

  • < 1 month: 83.33 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 16.67 %
  • 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: 71.89 %
  • male: 28.11 %

Age of people who have Diarrhoea when taking Cimetidine *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 1.68 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.56 %
  • 30-39: 4.47 %
  • 40-49: 24.02 %
  • 50-59: 31.84 %
  • 60+: 37.43 %

Severity if Diarrhoea when taking Cimetidine **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 100 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Diarrhoea **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (44 people)
  • Breast Cancer (41 people)
  • Ovarian Cancer (24 people)
  • Prophylaxis (23 people)
  • Migraine (22 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Dexamethasone (65 people)
  • Carboplatin (63 people)
  • Paclitaxel (42 people)
  • Alprazolam (42 people)
  • Benadryl (40 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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