Pepcid ac and Flushing - from FDA reports


Flushing is found among people who take Pepcid ac, especially for people who are male, 60+ old also take medication Ambien, and have Gastroesophageal reflux disease. This review analyzes which people have Flushing with Pepcid ac. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 4,013 people who have side effects when taking Pepcid ac from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 15, 2017

4,013 people reported to have side effects when taking Pepcid Ac.
Among them, 26 people (0.65%) 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 *:

  • Gastroesophageal 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.

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Do you have Flushing when taking Pepcid ac?

Pepcid Ac

Pepcid ac has active ingredients of famotidine. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from Pepcid ac 4,231 users)


Flushing (the warm, red condition of human skin) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 69,846 Flushing patients).

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