Pepcid and Gallbladder disease - from FDA reports


Summary

Gallbladder disease is found among people who take Pepcid, especially for people who are female, 20-29 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Yaz, and have Oral contraception . We study 27,778 people who have side effects while taking Pepcid from FDA. Among them, 37 have Gallbladder disease. Find out below who they are, when they have Gallbladder disease and more.

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Pepcid

Pepcid has active ingredients of famotidine. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from Pepcid 28,481 users)

Gallbladder Disease

Gallbladder disease has been reported by people with birth control, premenstrual syndrome, acne, pain, oral contraception (latest reports from 2,104 Gallbladder disease patients).

On Feb, 28, 2017

27,778 people reported to have side effects when taking Pepcid.
Among them, 37 people (0.13%) have Gallbladder Disease


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Pepcid cause Gallbladder disease?

Time on Pepcid when people have Gallbladder Disease *:

  • < 1 month: 100 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Gallbladder Disease when taking Pepcid *:

  • female: 97.22 %
  • male: 2.78 %

Age of people who have Gallbladder Disease when taking Pepcid *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 9.38 %
  • 20-29: 40.62 %
  • 30-39: 28.12 %
  • 40-49: 9.38 %
  • 50-59: 12.5 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Oral Contraception (9 people, 24.32%)
  • Premenstrual Syndrome (8 people, 21.62%)
  • Pain (8 people, 21.62%)
  • Birth Control (6 people, 16.22%)
  • Menstrual Disorder (5 people, 13.51%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Yaz (21 people, 56.76%)
  • Yasmin (19 people, 51.35%)
  • Ibuprofen (13 people, 35.14%)
  • Prevacid (8 people, 21.62%)
  • Imodium (8 people, 21.62%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Gallstones (14 people, 37.84%)
  • Abdominal Pain Upper (14 people, 37.84%)
  • Cholecystitis Chronic (13 people, 35.14%)
  • Nausea (11 people, 29.73%)
  • Chest Pain (11 people, 29.73%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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