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 has active ingredients of famotidine. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from 22,422 Famotidine users)
Hypertension (high blood pressure) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, depression, multiple sclerosis, pain. (latest reports from 352,051 Hypertension patients)
On Feb, 28, 2015: 22,060 people reported to have side effects when taking Famotidine. Among them, 861 people (3.90%) have Hypertension.
Time on Famotidine when people have Hypertension * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ 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 ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Hypertension ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (150 people, 17.42%)
- Prophylaxis (79 people, 9.18%)
- Pain (58 people, 6.74%)
- Insomnia (49 people, 5.69%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (44 people, 5.11%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lasix (127 people, 14.75%)
- Lisinopril (124 people, 14.40%)
- Prednisolone (124 people, 14.40%)
- Furosemide (117 people, 13.59%)
- Aspirin (113 people, 13.12%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Recent Famotidine related drug comparison:
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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