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Review: could Gaviscon cause Renal failure acute?

Summary: Renal failure acute could be caused by Gaviscon, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Lasix, and have Pain.

We study 3,422 people who have side effects while taking Gaviscon from FDA and social media. Among them, 84 have Renal failure acute. Find out below who they are, when they have Renal failure acute and more.

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On Apr, 13, 2014: 3,408 people reported to have side effects when taking Gaviscon. Among them, 84 people (2.46%) have Renal Failure Acute. They amount to 0.02% of all the 448,008 people who have Renal Failure Acute on eHealthMe.

Trend of Renal failure acute in Gaviscon reports

Time on Gaviscon when people have Renal failure acute * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Renal failure acute75.00%0.00%0.00%25.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Renal failure acute when taking Gaviscon * :

FemaleMale
Renal failure acute51.85%48.15%

Age of people who have Renal failure acute when taking Gaviscon * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Renal failure acute0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%20.90%11.94%67.16%

Severity of Renal failure acute when taking Gaviscon ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Renal failure acute ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (8 people, 9.52%)
  2. Hiv infection (7 people, 8.33%)
  3. Rheumatoid arthritis (5 people, 5.95%)
  4. Hypertension (5 people, 5.95%)
  5. Atrial fibrillation (5 people, 5.95%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Lasix (23 people, 27.38%)
  2. Atenolol (17 people, 20.24%)
  3. Ramipril (13 people, 15.48%)
  4. Crestor (12 people, 14.29%)
  5. Aspirin (10 people, 11.90%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (5 days ago):

  • Still recovering from stomach sourness / bloating since 5-Apr-2014 but better. Get hungry fast and need to eat immediately otherwise stomach sourness arise.

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  • From this study (3 months ago):

  • Iron infusions were required. After two doses, recovered, but H & H remain borderline. HTN either resulted from renal issues or caused renal issues, never figured out which. No longer need blood pressure medication, but was on for two years. Kidney function still borderline below normal.

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  • From this study (4 months ago):

  • Took gaviscon 2tabsafter each meal and bedtime for 2.5 days. Developed severe lower abdominal pain with chills and fever. Started clearing up when stopped.

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