Review: could Gaviscon cause Renal Failure Acute?


Renal failure acute is found among people who take Gaviscon, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Ramipril, and have Dyspepsia . We study 4,514 people who have side effects while taking Gaviscon from FDA and social media. Among them, 109 have Renal failure acute. Find out below who they are, when they have Renal failure acute and more.

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Gaviscon has active ingredients of aluminum hydroxide; magnesium trisilicate. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from Gaviscon 5,749 users)

Renal Failure Acute

Renal failure acute (rapid kidney dysfunction) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, type 2 diabetes, diabetes, pain, atrial fibrillation/flutter (latest reports from 73,857 Renal failure acute patients).

On Oct, 27, 2016

4,514 people reported to have side effects when taking Gaviscon.
Among them, 109 people (2.41%) have Renal Failure Acute

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Gaviscon cause Renal failure acute?

Time on Gaviscon when people have Renal Failure Acute *:

  • < 1 month: 80 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 20 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Renal Failure Acute when taking Gaviscon *:

  • female: 60.95 %
  • male: 39.05 %

Age of people who have Renal Failure Acute when taking Gaviscon *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 1.11 %
  • 40-49: 28.89 %
  • 50-59: 6.67 %
  • 60+: 63.33 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Ramipril (26 people, 23.85%)
  • Lasix (23 people, 21.10%)
  • Lansoprazole (23 people, 21.10%)
  • Furosemide (23 people, 21.10%)
  • Atenolol (18 people, 16.51%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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