Review: could Ranitidine cause Narcotic Abuse?


Summary

Narcotic abuse is found among people who take Ranitidine, especially for people who are male, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Albuterol, and have Depression . We study 32,764 people who have side effects while taking Ranitidine from FDA and social media. Among them, 41 have Narcotic abuse. Find out below who they are, when they have Narcotic abuse and more.

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Ranitidine

Ranitidine has active ingredients of ranitidine. It is often used in gastrooesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from Ranitidine 33,438 users)

Narcotic Abuse

Narcotic abuse (addiction of narcotic (pain killer )) has been reported by people with breathing - slowed or stopped, consciousness - decreased, intentional overdose, drowsiness, drug abuse and dependence (latest reports from 10,273 Narcotic abuse patients).

On Jul, 20, 2016

32,764 people reported to have side effects when taking Ranitidine.
Among them, 41 people (0.13%) have Narcotic Abuse


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Ranitidine cause Narcotic abuse?

Time on Ranitidine when people have Narcotic Abuse *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 100 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Narcotic Abuse when taking Ranitidine *:

  • female: 46.34 %
  • male: 53.66 %

Age of people who have Narcotic Abuse when taking Ranitidine *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 3.03 %
  • 30-39: 12.12 %
  • 40-49: 36.36 %
  • 50-59: 15.15 %
  • 60+: 33.33 %

Severity if Narcotic Abuse when taking Ranitidine **:

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

How people recovered from Narcotic Abuse **:

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Depression (4 people)
  • Anxiety (3 people)
  • Generalised Anxiety Disorder (2 people)
  • Chronic Depression (2 people)
  • Allergy (2 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lisinopril (10 people)
  • Albuterol (10 people)
  • Naproxen (7 people)
  • Lorazepam (7 people)
  • Clonidine (7 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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