Review: could Zantac cause Drug screen false positive?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 5, 2014)
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We study 34,217 people who take Zantac. Among them, 76 have Drug screen false positive. See who they are, when they have Drug screen false positive and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Zantac (latest outcomes from 35,454 users) has active ingredients of ranitidine hydrochloride. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease, gastroesophageal reflux in infants. Commonly reported side effects of Zantac include nausea, nausea aggravated, chest pain, weakness, fatigue.
Drug screen false positive
Drug screen false positive (latest reports from 4,027 patients) has been reported by people with depression, gastrooesophageal reflux disease, stress and anxiety, pain, bipolar disorder.
On Mar, 5, 2014: 34,217 people reported to have side effects when taking Zantac. Among them, 76 people (0.22%) have Drug Screen False Positive.
Time on Zantac when people have Drug screen false positive * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Drug screen false positive||63.64%||27.27%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||9.09%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Drug screen false positive when taking Zantac * :
|Drug screen false positive||30.49%||69.51% |
Age of people who have Drug screen false positive when taking Zantac * :
|Drug screen false positive||0.00%||0.00%||2.27%||11.36%||22.73%||50.00%||11.36%||2.27% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Dyspepsia (30 people, 39.47%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (8 people, 10.53%)
- Ulcer (4 people, 5.26%)
- Gastric ulcer (3 people, 3.95%)
- Depression (2 people, 2.63%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zantac 150 (47 people, 61.84%)
- Nexium (4 people, 5.26%)
- Zantac 75 (4 people, 5.26%)
- Lasix (2 people, 2.63%)
- 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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