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Review: could Zantac cause Drug screen false positive?

Summary: 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 Zantac 150, and have Indigestion.

We study 34,316 people who have side effects while taking Zantac from FDA and social media. Among them, 76 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

Zantac has active ingredients of ranitidine hydrochloride. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from 35,540 Zantac users)

Drug screen false positive

Drug screen false positive has been reported by people with depression, gastrooesophageal reflux disease, stress and anxiety, quit smoking, pain. (latest reports from 1,235 Drug screen false positive patients)

On Apr, 10, 2015: 34,314 people reported to have side effects when taking Zantac. Among them, 76 people (0.22%) have Drug Screen False Positive.

Trend of Drug screen false positive in Zantac reports

Time on Zantac when people have Drug screen false positive * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Drug screen false positive63.64%27.27%0.00%0.00%0.00%9.09%0.00%

Gender of people who have Drug screen false positive when taking Zantac * :

FemaleMale
Drug screen false positive30.49%69.51%

Age of people who have Drug screen false positive when taking Zantac * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Drug screen false positive0.00%0.00%2.27%11.36%22.73%50.00%11.36%2.27%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Dyspepsia (30 people, 39.47%)
  2. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (8 people, 10.53%)
  3. Ulcer (4 people, 5.26%)
  4. Gastric ulcer (3 people, 3.95%)
  5. Depression (2 people, 2.63%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zantac 150 (47 people, 61.84%)
  2. Nexium (4 people, 5.26%)
  3. Zantac 75 (4 people, 5.26%)
  4. Effexor (2 people, 2.63%)
  5. Stewart prenatal vitamin (2 people, 2.63%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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