Review: could Ranitidine hydrochloride cause Loose stools?
Summary: Loose stools is found among people who take Ranitidine hydrochloride, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, also take medication Folic acid, and have Atrial fibrillation/flutter.
We study 4,253 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 has active ingredients of ranitidine hydrochloride. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from 4,549 Ranitidine hydrochloride users)
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 Mar, 5, 2015: 4,253 people reported to have side effects when taking Ranitidine hydrochloride. Among them, 6 people (0.14%) have Loose Stools.
Time on Ranitidine hydrochloride when people have Loose stools * :
Gender of people who have Loose stools when taking Ranitidine hydrochloride * :
|Loose stools||71.43%||28.57% |
Age of people who have Loose stools when taking Ranitidine hydrochloride * :
|Loose stools||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Severity of Loose stools when taking Ranitidine hydrochloride ** :
How people recovered from Loose stools ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Atrial fibrillation (2 people, 33.33%)
- Cerebrovascular accident (2 people, 33.33%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (2 people, 33.33%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Folic acid (3 people, 50.00%)
- Hyoscyamine sulfate (2 people, 33.33%)
- Potassium chloride (2 people, 33.33%)
- Dicyclomine hydrochloride (2 people, 33.33%)
- Magnesium oxide (2 people, 33.33%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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After 5 days on Ranitidine I had 6 really severe nose bleeds in 2 weeks had 3 cauterisations but another bleed today I also have cramp in my legs and pain in my kidneys. I was on Lansorazole for 14 years and could eat anything, but they have been stopped due to fear of fractures.
From this study (2 weeks ago):
I have had 2 ocular migraines with elevated blood pressure this month. Could it be the Zantac? I took one last night for heartburn and had an ocular migraine this morning. Lately I have had a lot of flushing of the face and wake up with my face flushed in the morning although my blood pressure has been normal. I have had heartburn since taking the Lopressor and Norvasc and that is why I started on the Zantac OTC. I used to have ocular migraines about 30 years ago and they were related to decongestants.
Carmie on Jan, 26, 2015:
I am wondering if any of the above drugs could be causing my flashing lights type migraine. I do not have any severe pain with this. Could it be drug interaction and which one is causing the flushing of the face and heartburn. It did not start until I started the Lopressor and Norvasc.
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