Review: could Ranitidine Hydrochloride cause Arrhythmia?


Arrhythmia is found among people who take Ranitidine Hydrochloride, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Acetaminophen, and have Depression . We study 4,236 people who have side effects while taking Ranitidine hydrochloride from FDA and social media. Among them, 70 have Arrhythmia. Find out below who they are, when they have Arrhythmia and more.

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Ranitidine Hydrochloride

Ranitidine hydrochloride has active ingredients of ranitidine hydrochloride. It is often used in indigestion. (latest outcomes from Ranitidine hydrochloride 5,547 users)


Arrhythmia (irregular heartbeat) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, malaise, hypotension, weakness, diarrhea (latest reports from 88,692 Arrhythmia patients).

On Aug, 26, 2016

4,236 people reported to have side effects when taking Ranitidine Hydrochloride.
Among them, 70 people (1.65%) have Arrhythmia

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Ranitidine hydrochloride cause Arrhythmia?

Time on Ranitidine Hydrochloride when people have Arrhythmia *:

  • < 1 month: 61.54 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 15.38 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 7.69 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 15.38 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Arrhythmia when taking Ranitidine Hydrochloride *:

  • female: 54.29 %
  • male: 45.71 %

Age of people who have Arrhythmia when taking Ranitidine Hydrochloride *:

  • 0-1: 11.11 %
  • 2-9: 1.59 %
  • 10-19: 3.17 %
  • 20-29: 3.17 %
  • 30-39: 1.59 %
  • 40-49: 12.7 %
  • 50-59: 7.94 %
  • 60+: 58.73 %

Severity if Arrhythmia when taking Ranitidine Hydrochloride **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 100 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Arrhythmia **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (8 people)
  • Hypertension (7 people)
  • Prophylaxis (6 people)
  • Hypoaesthesia (6 people)
  • Dementia (6 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Furosemide (8 people)
  • Acetaminophen (8 people)
  • Simvastatin (7 people)
  • Aricept (6 people)
  • Alinamin (6 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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