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Review: could Famotidine cause Hypertension (High blood pressure)?

We study 22,055 people who have side effects while taking Famotidine from FDA and social media. Among them, 724 have Hypertension. Find out below who they are, when they have Hypertension and more.

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Famotidine (latest outcomes from 22,417 users) has active ingredients of famotidine. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease.


Hypertension (high blood pressure) (latest reports from 1,163,649 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, depression, multiple sclerosis, pain.

On Sep, 12, 2014: 22,055 people reported to have side effects when taking Famotidine. Among them, 866 people (3.93%) have Hypertension.

Trend of Hypertension in Famotidine reports

Time on Famotidine when people have Hypertension * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years

Gender of people who have Hypertension when taking Famotidine * :


Age of people who have Hypertension when taking Famotidine * :


Severity of Hypertension when taking Famotidine ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe

How people recovered from Hypertension ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (150 people, 17.32%)
  2. Prophylaxis (79 people, 9.12%)
  3. Pain (58 people, 6.70%)
  4. Insomnia (49 people, 5.66%)
  5. Rheumatoid arthritis (44 people, 5.08%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lasix (127 people, 14.67%)
  2. Prednisolone (124 people, 14.32%)
  3. Lisinopril (124 people, 14.32%)
  4. Furosemide (117 people, 13.51%)
  5. Aspirin (113 people, 13.05%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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On eHealthMe, Famotidine (famotidine) is often used for gastroesophageal reflux disease. Find out below the conditions Famotidine is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

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