Review: could Ranexa cause Acid Reflux?


Acid reflux is found among people who take Ranexa, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Type 2 diabetes mellitus . We study 3,002 people who have side effects while taking Ranexa from FDA and social media. Among them, 20 have Acid reflux. Find out below who they are, when they have Acid reflux and more.

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Ranexa has active ingredients of ranolazine. It is often used in stable angina. (latest outcomes from Ranexa 3,121 users)

Acid Reflux

Acid reflux (stomach acids rise up) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, diarrhea, insomnia, fatigue, gastroesophageal reflux disease (latest reports from 17,083 Acid reflux patients).

On Aug, 26, 2016

3,002 people reported to have side effects when taking Ranexa.
Among them, 20 people (0.67%) have Acid Reflux

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Ranexa cause Acid reflux?

Time on Ranexa when people have Acid Reflux *:

  • < 1 month: 88.89 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 11.11 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Acid Reflux when taking Ranexa *:

  • female: 85 %
  • male: 15 %

Age of people who have Acid Reflux when taking Ranexa *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 10 %
  • 60+: 90 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (9 people)
  • Angina Pectoris (5 people)
  • Bone Density Decreased (2 people)
  • Thyroid Disorder (1 person)
  • Osteoporosis (1 person)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (17 people)
  • Novolog (14 people)
  • Nitrates (14 people)
  • Lantus (14 people)
  • Actos (14 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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