Famotidine and Hypertension - from FDA reports


Summary

Hypertension is found among people who take Famotidine, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lisinopril, and have Preventive health care . We study 28,621 people who have side effects while taking Famotidine from FDA. Among them, 973 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 Famotidine 29,178 users)

Hypertension

Hypertension (high blood pressure) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, depression (latest reports from 493,427 Hypertension patients).

On Feb, 20, 2017

28,621 people reported to have side effects when taking Famotidine.
Among them, 973 people (3.4%) have Hypertension


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Famotidine cause Hypertension?

Time on Famotidine when people have Hypertension *:

  • < 1 month: 43.82 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 39.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 2.25 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 7.87 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 6.74 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Hypertension when taking Famotidine *:

  • female: 59.79 %
  • male: 40.21 %

Age of people who have Hypertension when taking Famotidine *:

  • 0-1: 0.83 %
  • 2-9: 2.01 %
  • 10-19: 4.61 %
  • 20-29: 4.37 %
  • 30-39: 5.79 %
  • 40-49: 10.76 %
  • 50-59: 20.8 %
  • 60+: 50.83 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Preventive Health Care (80 people, 8.22%)
  • Pain (76 people, 7.81%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (63 people, 6.47%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (56 people, 5.76%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (45 people, 4.62%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lisinopril (128 people, 13.16%)
  • Lasix (126 people, 12.95%)
  • Dexamethasone (94 people, 9.66%)
  • Zometa (91 people, 9.35%)
  • Furosemide (88 people, 9.04%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (159 people, 16.34%)
  • Nausea (156 people, 16.03%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (154 people, 15.83%)
  • Anaemia (140 people, 14.39%)
  • Chest Pain (139 people, 14.29%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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