Ranitidine and Hair loss - from FDA reports


Summary

Hair loss is found among people who take Ranitidine, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Ativan, and have High blood pressure . We study 40,907 people who have side effects while taking Ranitidine from FDA. Among them, 358 have Hair loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Hair loss and more.

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Ranitidine

Ranitidine has active ingredients of ranitidine. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from Ranitidine 41,936 users)

Hair Loss

Hair loss has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, hepatitis c, depression (latest reports from 79,227 Hair loss patients).

On Feb, 03, 2017

40,907 people reported to have side effects when taking Ranitidine.
Among them, 358 people (0.88%) have Hair Loss


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Ranitidine cause Hair loss?

Time on Ranitidine when people have Hair Loss *:

  • < 1 month: 42.86 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 14.29 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 4.76 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 9.52 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 28.57 %

Gender of people who have Hair Loss when taking Ranitidine *:

  • female: 83.24 %
  • male: 16.76 %

Age of people who have Hair Loss when taking Ranitidine *:

  • 0-1: 1.05 %
  • 2-9: 3.14 %
  • 10-19: 1.39 %
  • 20-29: 5.57 %
  • 30-39: 7.32 %
  • 40-49: 21.25 %
  • 50-59: 21.95 %
  • 60+: 38.33 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Indigestion (41 people, 11.45%)
  • High Blood Pressure (41 people, 11.45%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (39 people, 10.89%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (35 people, 9.78%)
  • Pain (35 people, 9.78%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Elidel (38 people, 10.61%)
  • Ativan (38 people, 10.61%)
  • Vicodin (35 people, 9.78%)
  • Zantac (33 people, 9.22%)
  • Prednisone (33 people, 9.22%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (104 people, 29.05%)
  • Fatigue (100 people, 27.93%)
  • Rashes (87 people, 24.30%)
  • Weakness (83 people, 23.18%)
  • Nausea And Vomiting (82 people, 22.91%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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