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Review: could Pepcid cause Gallbladder disease?

Summary: Gallbladder disease could be caused by Pepcid, especially for people who are female, 20-29 old, also take Yaz, and have Pain.

We study 22,318 people who have side effects while taking Pepcid from FDA and social media. Among them, 30 have Gallbladder disease. Find out below who they are, when they have Gallbladder disease and more.

On Apr, 11, 2014: 22,318 people reported to have side effects when taking Pepcid. Among them, 30 people (0.13%) have Gallbladder Disease. They amount to 0.24% of all the 12,370 people who have Gallbladder Disease on eHealthMe.

Trend of Gallbladder disease in Pepcid reports

Time on Pepcid when people have Gallbladder disease * :

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

FemaleMale
Gallbladder disease100.00%0.00%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Gallbladder disease0.00%0.00%6.45%41.94%29.03%9.68%12.90%0.00%

Severity of Gallbladder disease when taking Pepcid ** :

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How people recovered from Gallbladder disease ** :

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Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (8 people, 26.67%)
  2. Premenstrual syndrome (7 people, 23.33%)
  3. Menstrual disorder (5 people, 16.67%)
  4. Upper respiratory tract infection (5 people, 16.67%)
  5. Contraception (5 people, 16.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Yaz (22 people, 73.33%)
  2. Yasmin (18 people, 60.00%)
  3. Ibuprofen (12 people, 40.00%)
  4. Prevacid (8 people, 26.67%)
  5. Imodium (7 people, 23.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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