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 Enlarged prostate. This review analyzes which people have Flushing with Pepcid ac. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 4,101 people who have side effects when taking Pepcid ac from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 23, 2017

4,101 people reported to have side effects when taking Pepcid ac.
Among them, 27 people (0.66%) have Flushing

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Pepcid ac cause Flushing?

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

  • female: 29.63 %
  • male: 70.37 %

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: 7.69 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 38.46 %
  • 60+: 53.85 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypothyroidism (6 people, 22.22%)
  • Enlarged Prostate (6 people, 22.22%)
  • High Blood Pressure (5 people, 18.52%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (4 people, 14.81%)
  • Low Density Lipoprotein Increased (2 people, 7.41%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Ritalin (7 people, 25.93%)
  • Lomotil (7 people, 25.93%)
  • Folic Acid (7 people, 25.93%)
  • Ambien (7 people, 25.93%)
  • Niaspan (6 people, 22.22%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Itching (13 people, 48.15%)
  • Dizziness (10 people, 37.04%)
  • Joint Pain (9 people, 33.33%)
  • Rashes (8 people, 29.63%)
  • Back Pain (7 people, 25.93%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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