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Review: could Ranitidine cause Narcotic abuse?

Summary: Narcotic abuse could be caused by Ranitidine, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, also take Acetaminophen.

We study 424 people who have side effects while taking Ranitidine from FDA and social media. Among them, 3 have Narcotic abuse. Find out below who they are, when they have Narcotic abuse and more.

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Ranitidine

Ranitidine (latest outcomes from 942 users) has active ingredients of ranitidine. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease.

Narcotic abuse

Narcotic abuse (addiction of narcotic (pain killer )) (latest reports from 45,298 patients) has been reported by people with drug abuse and dependence, pain, acupuncture and pain, depression, back pain.

On Apr, 11, 2014: 422 people reported to have side effects when taking Ranitidine. Among them, 3 people (0.71%) have Narcotic Abuse. They amount to 0.01% of all the 45,272 people who have Narcotic Abuse on eHealthMe.

Trend of Narcotic abuse in Ranitidine reports

Time on Ranitidine when people have Narcotic abuse * :

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

FemaleMale
Narcotic abuse33.33%66.67%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Narcotic abuse0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%33.33%0.00%66.67%

Severity of Narcotic abuse when taking Ranitidine ** :

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How people recovered from Narcotic abuse ** :

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Top conditions involved for these people * :

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Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Acetaminophen (1 people, 33.33%)
  2. Imipramine (1 people, 33.33%)
  3. Tiagabine hcl (1 people, 33.33%)
  4. Lisinopril (1 people, 33.33%)
  5. Benazepril hydrochloride (1 people, 33.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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