Review: could Zantac cause Drug Screen False Positive?


Drug screen false positive is found among people who take Zantac, especially for people who are male, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Cardizem, and have Dyspepsia . We study 39,624 people who have side effects while taking Zantac from FDA and social media. Among them, 52 have Drug screen false positive. Find out below who they are, when they have Drug screen false positive and more.

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Zantac has active ingredients of ranitidine hydrochloride. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from Zantac 47,957 users)

Drug Screen False Positive

Drug screen false positive has been reported by people with depression, gastrooesophageal reflux disease, stress and anxiety, bipolar disorder, pain (latest reports from 1,843 Drug screen false positive patients).

On Sep, 19, 2016

39,624 people reported to have side effects when taking Zantac.
Among them, 52 people (0.13%) have Drug Screen False Positive

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Zantac cause Drug screen false positive?

Time on Zantac when people have Drug Screen False Positive *:

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

Gender of people who have Drug Screen False Positive when taking Zantac *:

  • female: 44.9 %
  • male: 55.1 %

Age of people who have Drug Screen False Positive when taking Zantac *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 7.14 %
  • 30-39: 32.14 %
  • 40-49: 35.71 %
  • 50-59: 25.0 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Dyspepsia (12 people, 23.08%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (5 people, 9.62%)
  • Depression (5 people, 9.62%)
  • Anxiety (3 people, 5.77%)
  • Gastric Ulcer (2 people, 3.85%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Trazodone (3 people, 5.77%)
  • Prilosec (3 people, 5.77%)
  • Lasix (3 people, 5.77%)
  • Cardizem (3 people, 5.77%)
  • Ibuprofen. (2 people, 3.85%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Incorrect Drug Administration Duration (4 people, 7.69%)
  • Overdose (3 people, 5.77%)
  • Off Label Use (2 people, 3.85%)
  • Intentional Product Misuse (2 people, 3.85%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (2 people, 3.85%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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