Review: could Pepcid Ac cause Aneurysm?


Aneurysm is reported only by a few people who take Pepcid Ac. We study 3,642 people who have side effects while taking Pepcid ac from FDA and social media. Among them, 2 have Aneurysm. Find out below who they are, when they have Aneurysm and more.

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Pepcid Ac

Pepcid ac has active ingredients of famotidine. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from Pepcid ac 4,009 users)


Aneurysm (enlargement of an artery caused by a weakening of the artery wall) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, pain (latest reports from 3,460 Aneurysm patients).

On Sep, 29, 2016

3,642 people reported to have side effects when taking Pepcid Ac.
Among them, 2 people (0.05%) have Aneurysm

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Pepcid ac cause Aneurysm?

Gender of people who have Aneurysm when taking Pepcid Ac *:

  • female: 0.0 %
  • male: 100 %

Age of people who have Aneurysm when taking Pepcid Ac *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Seasonal Allergy (2 people, 100.00%)
  • Hypertension (2 people, 100.00%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (2 people, 100.00%)
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (2 people, 100.00%)
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (2 people, 100.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Spiriva (2 people, 100.00%)
  • Plavix (2 people, 100.00%)
  • Nasonex (2 people, 100.00%)
  • Lopressor (2 people, 100.00%)
  • Lipitor (2 people, 100.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Speech Disorder (2 people, 100.00%)
  • Paralysis (2 people, 100.00%)
  • Monoplegia (2 people, 100.00%)
  • Mental Impairment (2 people, 100.00%)
  • Dysgraphia (2 people, 100.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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