Review: Flushing in Pepcid ac
(By eHealthMe on Nov, 15, 2013)
Severity ratings: 2.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
This is a review of Flushing (Skin blushing/flushing) by studying 3,113 people who take Pepcid ac. We analyze: the time on Pepcid ac when people have Flushing, gender and age of these people, the severity of Flushing, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Pepcid ac. The review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Pepcid ac (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of famotidine. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease, indigestion. Commonly reported side effects of Pepcid ac include nausea, nausea aggravated, headache, dizziness (exc vertigo), constipation.
Flushing (the warm, red condition of human skin) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high density lipoprotein decreased, high blood pressure, low density lipoprotein increased, hyperlipidaemia.
On Nov, 15, 2013: 3,113 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 * :
|< 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 (7 people, 31.82%)
- Hypothyroidism (6 people, 27.27%)
- Benign prostatic hyperplasia (6 people, 27.27%)
- Hypertension (6 people, 27.27%)
- Product used for unknown indication (3 people, 13.64%)
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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