Review: could Pepcid ac cause Flushing?
(By eHealthMe on Feb, 19, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 3,158 people who take Pepcid ac. Among them, 22 have Flushing. See who they are, when they have Flushing and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Pepcid ac (latest outcomes from 3,267 users) has active ingredients of famotidine. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease, gastric ulcer. Commonly reported side effects of Pepcid ac include nausea, nausea aggravated, abdominal pain, constipation, weakness.
Flushing (the warm, red condition of human skin) (latest reports from 342,136 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high density lipoprotein decreased, high blood pressure, low density lipoprotein increased, hyperlipidaemia.
On Feb, 19, 2014: 3,115 people reported to have side effects when taking Pepcid ac. Among them, 22 people (0.71%) have Flushing.
Time on Pepcid ac when people have Flushing * :
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Gender of people who have Flushing when taking Pepcid ac * :
Age of people who have Flushing when taking Pepcid ac * :
Severity of Flushing when taking Pepcid ac ** :
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How people recovered from Flushing ** :
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (7 people, 31.82%)
- Hypothyroidism (6 people, 27.27%)
- Benign prostatic hyperplasia (6 people, 27.27%)
- Hypertension (6 people, 27.27%)
- Blood triglycerides increased (2 people, 9.09%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lomotil (6 people, 27.27%)
- Ambien (6 people, 27.27%)
- Ritalin (6 people, 27.27%)
- Zoloft (6 people, 27.27%)
- Aspirin (6 people, 27.27%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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