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

Summary: Hypertension is found among people who take Famotidine, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Lasix, and have High blood pressure.

We study 22,061 people who have side effects while taking Famotidine from FDA and social media. Among them, 719 have Hypertension. Find out below who they are, when they have Hypertension and more.

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Famotidine

Famotidine has active ingredients of famotidine. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from 22,423 Famotidine users)

Hypertension

Hypertension (high blood pressure) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, depression, multiple sclerosis, pain. (latest reports from 352,359 Hypertension patients)

On Mar, 31, 2015: 22,061 people reported to have side effects when taking Famotidine. Among them, 861 people (3.90%) 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
Hypertension42.39%44.57%1.09%7.61%4.35%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Hypertension when taking Famotidine * :

FemaleMale
Hypertension57.41%42.59%

Age of people who have Hypertension when taking Famotidine * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hypertension0.69%2.66%5.08%4.39%6.58%10.74%17.55%52.31%

Severity of Hypertension when taking Famotidine ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Hypertension50.00%0.00%50.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Hypertension ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Hypertension0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (150 people, 17.42%)
  2. Prophylaxis (79 people, 9.18%)
  3. Pain (58 people, 6.74%)
  4. Insomnia (49 people, 5.69%)
  5. Rheumatoid arthritis (44 people, 5.11%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lasix (127 people, 14.75%)
  2. Lisinopril (124 people, 14.40%)
  3. Prednisolone (124 people, 14.40%)
  4. Furosemide (117 people, 13.59%)
  5. Aspirin (113 people, 13.12%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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