Review: could Famotidine cause Hypertension?
(By eHealthMe on Feb, 28, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.7/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 22,010 people who take Famotidine. Among them, 693 have Hypertension. See who they are, when they have Hypertension and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Famotidine (latest outcomes from 22,399 users) has active ingredients of famotidine. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease, indigestion. Commonly reported side effects of Famotidine include fever, nausea, anaemia, nausea and vomiting, diarrhea.
Hypertension (high blood pressure) (latest reports from 1,129,867 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, depression, multiple sclerosis, pain.
On Feb, 21, 2014: 20,859 people reported to have side effects when taking Famotidine. Among them, 835 people (4.00%) have Hypertension.
Time on Famotidine when people have Hypertension * :
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Gender of people who have Hypertension when taking Famotidine * :
Age of people who have Hypertension when taking Famotidine * :
Severity of Hypertension when taking Famotidine ** :
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How people recovered from Hypertension ** :
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (148 people, 17.72%)
- Prophylaxis (77 people, 9.22%)
- Pain (58 people, 6.95%)
- Insomnia (48 people, 5.75%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (44 people, 5.27%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lasix (124 people, 14.85%)
- Prednisolone (124 people, 14.85%)
- Lisinopril (123 people, 14.73%)
- Furosemide (115 people, 13.77%)
- Aspirin (111 people, 13.29%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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