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Review: could Pepcid ac cause Flushing (Skin blushing/flushing)?

Summary: Flushing is found among people who take Pepcid ac, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, also take medication Aspirin, and have Gastrooesophageal reflux disease.

We study 3,175 people who have side effects while taking Pepcid ac from FDA and social media. 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 3,318 Pepcid Ac users)

Flushing

Flushing (the warm, red condition of human skin) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high density lipoprotein decreased, low density lipoprotein increased, high blood pressure, hyperlipidaemia. (latest reports from 45,068 Flushing patients)

On Mar, 19, 2015: 3,175 people reported to have side effects when taking Pepcid ac. Among them, 26 people (0.82%) have Flushing.

Trend of Flushing in Pepcid ac reports

Time on Pepcid ac when people have Flushing * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Flushing100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Flushing15.38%84.62%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Flushing0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%9.09%27.27%63.64%

Severity of Flushing when taking Pepcid ac ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Flushing50.00%0.00%50.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Flushing ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Flushing0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (8 people, 30.77%)
  2. Hypertension (7 people, 26.92%)
  3. Hypothyroidism (6 people, 23.08%)
  4. Benign prostatic hyperplasia (6 people, 23.08%)
  5. Blood triglycerides increased (2 people, 7.69%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (8 people, 30.77%)
  2. Ritalin (6 people, 23.08%)
  3. Toprol-xl (6 people, 23.08%)
  4. Lomotil (6 people, 23.08%)
  5. Ambien (6 people, 23.08%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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