Pepcid ac and Flushing - from FDA reports


Summary

Flushing is found among people who take Pepcid Ac, especially for people who are male, 60+ old also take medication Ambien, and have Gastrooesophageal reflux disease . We study 3,797 people who have side effects while taking Pepcid ac from FDA. Among them, 26 have Flushing. Find out below who they are, when they have Flushing 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 4,012 users)

Flushing

Flushing (the warm, red condition of human skin) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 67,584 Flushing patients).

On Jan, 31, 2017

3,797 people reported to have side effects when taking Pepcid Ac.
Among them, 26 people (0.68%) have Flushing


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Pepcid ac cause Flushing?

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

  • female: 26.92 %
  • male: 73.08 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 8.33 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 41.67 %
  • 60+: 50.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (9 people, 34.62%)
  • Hypothyroidism (6 people, 23.08%)
  • Enlarged Prostate (6 people, 23.08%)
  • High Blood Pressure (5 people, 19.23%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (4 people, 15.38%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Ritalin (7 people, 26.92%)
  • Lomotil (7 people, 26.92%)
  • Folic Acid (7 people, 26.92%)
  • Ambien (7 people, 26.92%)
  • Niaspan (6 people, 23.08%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Itching (13 people, 50.00%)
  • Dizziness (10 people, 38.46%)
  • Rashes (8 people, 30.77%)
  • Joint Pain (8 people, 30.77%)
  • Back Pain (7 people, 26.92%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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