Could Famotidine cause 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 - 6 months, also take medication Lisinopril, and have Preventive health care . We study 23,366 people who have side effects while taking Famotidine from FDA. Among them, 789 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 29,171 users)

Hypertension

Hypertension (high blood pressure) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, depression (latest reports from 492,707 Hypertension patients).

On Nov, 20, 2016

23,366 people reported to have side effects when taking Famotidine.
Among them, 789 people (3.38%) have Hypertension


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Famotidine cause Hypertension?

Time on Famotidine when people have Hypertension *:

  • < 1 month: 39.19 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 47.3 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 2.7 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 4.05 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 6.76 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Hypertension when taking Famotidine *:

  • female: 59.03 %
  • male: 40.97 %

Age of people who have Hypertension when taking Famotidine *:

  • 0-1: 0.86 %
  • 2-9: 2.14 %
  • 10-19: 4.85 %
  • 20-29: 4.56 %
  • 30-39: 5.28 %
  • 40-49: 11.55 %
  • 50-59: 20.11 %
  • 60+: 50.64 %

Severity of Hypertension **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 100 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Preventive Health Care (59 people, 7.48%)
  • Pain (51 people, 6.46%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (49 people, 6.21%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (40 people, 5.07%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (40 people, 5.07%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lisinopril (127 people, 16.10%)
  • Lasix (110 people, 13.94%)
  • Dexamethasone (94 people, 11.91%)
  • Zometa (90 people, 11.41%)
  • Furosemide (86 people, 10.90%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Stress And Anxiety (144 people, 18.25%)
  • Pain (144 people, 18.25%)
  • Nausea (135 people, 17.11%)
  • Anaemia (131 people, 16.60%)
  • Fever (124 people, 15.72%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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