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 has active ingredients of famotidine. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from 3,317 Pepcid ac users)
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.
Time on Pepcid ac when people have Flushing * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
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 ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Flushing ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (8 people, 30.77%)
- Hypertension (7 people, 26.92%)
- Hypothyroidism (6 people, 23.08%)
- Benign prostatic hyperplasia (6 people, 23.08%)
- Blood triglycerides increased (2 people, 7.69%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (8 people, 30.77%)
- Ritalin (6 people, 23.08%)
- Toprol-xl (6 people, 23.08%)
- Lomotil (6 people, 23.08%)
- Ambien (6 people, 23.08%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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