Review: could Ranitidine Hydrochloride cause Loose Stools?


Loose stools is found among people who take Ranitidine Hydrochloride, especially for people who are female, 60+ old also take medication Alendronate Sodium, and have Rheumatoid arthritis . We study 4,268 people who have side effects while taking Ranitidine hydrochloride from FDA and social media. Among them, 6 have Loose stools. Find out below who they are, when they have Loose stools and more.

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Ranitidine Hydrochloride

Ranitidine hydrochloride has active ingredients of ranitidine hydrochloride. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from Ranitidine hydrochloride 6,275 users)

Loose Stools

Loose stools has been reported by people with osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, depression, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 2,346 Loose stools patients).

On Oct, 21, 2016

4,268 people reported to have side effects when taking Ranitidine Hydrochloride.
Among them, 6 people (0.14%) have Loose Stools

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Ranitidine hydrochloride cause Loose stools?

Gender of people who have Loose Stools when taking Ranitidine Hydrochloride *:

  • female: 66.67 %
  • male: 33.33 %

Age of people who have Loose Stools when taking Ranitidine Hydrochloride *:

  • 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: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (2 people, 33.33%)
  • Cerebrovascular Accident (1 person, 16.67%)
  • Atrial Fibrillation (1 person, 16.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Humira (2 people, 33.33%)
  • Glynase (2 people, 33.33%)
  • Folic Acid (2 people, 33.33%)
  • Biofermin (2 people, 33.33%)
  • Alendronate Sodium (2 people, 33.33%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Diarrhoea Nos (3 people, 50.00%)
  • Hypokalaemia (2 people, 33.33%)
  • Condition Aggravated (2 people, 33.33%)
  • Pruritus (1 person, 16.67%)
  • Escherichia Infection Nos (1 person, 16.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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