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Review: could Ranexa cause Acid reflux?

Summary: Acid reflux could be caused by Ranexa, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Aspirin, and have Type 2 diabetes mellitus.

We study 1,691 people who have side effects while taking Ranexa from FDA and social media. Among them, 19 have Acid reflux. Find out below who they are, when they have Acid reflux and more.

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Ranexa

Ranexa (latest outcomes from 1,798 users) has active ingredients of ranolazine. It is often used in angina.

Acid reflux

Acid reflux (stomach acids rise up) (latest reports from 43,967 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, depression, pain, high blood cholesterol.

On Apr, 11, 2014: 1,680 people reported to have side effects when taking Ranexa. Among them, 19 people (1.13%) have Acid Reflux. They amount to 0.04% of all the 43,849 people who have Acid Reflux on eHealthMe.

Trend of Acid reflux in Ranexa reports

Time on Ranexa when people have Acid reflux * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Acid reflux87.50%0.00%0.00%0.00%12.50%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Acid reflux84.21%15.79%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Acid reflux0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%5.26%94.74%

Severity of Acid reflux when taking Ranexa ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Acid reflux ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (8 people, 42.11%)
  2. Angina pectoris (5 people, 26.32%)
  3. Bone density decreased (2 people, 10.53%)
  4. Blood pressure (1 people, 5.26%)
  5. Cardiac disorder (1 people, 5.26%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (17 people, 89.47%)
  2. Lantus (13 people, 68.42%)
  3. Novolog (13 people, 68.42%)
  4. Actos (13 people, 68.42%)
  5. Nitrates (13 people, 68.42%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Wondering if it's the jigsaw mag. that's causing these symptoms?

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    Hummingflower on Apr, 21, 2014:

    I also occasionally take sonata to sleep

    Reply

    Hummingflower on Apr, 21, 2014:

    I also take metroprolol succinate with the warfarin and vitamin d3

    Reply

  • From this study (6 days ago):

  • Bringing up acid into throat. Painful 'lumpy/burning/squeezing/very painful' sensation in mid chest when swallowing food/drink or even just air. Constant dull burning discomfort in between swallowing.

    Reply

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