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Review: could Zantac cause Drug screen positive?

Summary: Drug screen positive could be caused by Zantac, especially for people who are male, 30-39 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Zantac 150, and have Dyspepsia.

We study 34,245 people who have side effects while taking Zantac from FDA and social media. Among them, 184 have Drug screen positive. Find out below who they are, when they have Drug screen positive and more.

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Zantac

Zantac (latest outcomes from 35,466 users) has active ingredients of ranitidine hydrochloride. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease.

Drug screen positive

Drug screen positive (latest reports from 17,156 patients) has been reported by people with depression, pain, stress and anxiety, gastrooesophageal reflux disease, attention deficit hyperactivity disorder.

On Apr, 11, 2014: 34,225 people reported to have side effects when taking Zantac. Among them, 184 people (0.54%) have Drug Screen Positive. They amount to 1.07% of all the 17,143 people who have Drug Screen Positive on eHealthMe.

Trend of Drug screen positive in Zantac reports

Time on Zantac when people have Drug screen positive * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Drug screen positive75.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%12.50%0.00%12.50%

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

FemaleMale
Drug screen positive44.02%55.98%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Drug screen positive0.00%1.04%6.25%15.62%35.42%19.79%18.75%3.12%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Dyspepsia (49 people, 26.63%)
  2. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (13 people, 7.07%)
  3. Pain (7 people, 3.80%)
  4. Anxiety (3 people, 1.63%)
  5. Hypertension (3 people, 1.63%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zantac 150 (78 people, 42.39%)
  2. Oxycontin (18 people, 9.78%)
  3. Zantac 75 (16 people, 8.70%)
  4. Albuterol (14 people, 7.61%)
  5. Valium (13 people, 7.07%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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