Review: could Zantac cause Erectile dysfunction (Erection problems)?
Summary: Erectile dysfunction is found among people who take Zantac, especially for people who are male, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Viagra, and have Pain.
We study 34,311 people who have side effects while taking Zantac from FDA and social media. Among them, 151 have Erectile dysfunction. Find out below who they are, when they have Erectile dysfunction and more.
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Zantac has active ingredients of ranitidine hydrochloride. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from 35,538 Zantac users)
Erectile dysfunction has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, pain, hair loss. (latest reports from 32,192 Erectile dysfunction patients)
On Feb, 12, 2015: 34,311 people reported to have side effects when taking Zantac. Among them, 151 people (0.44%) have Erectile Dysfunction.
Time on Zantac when people have Erectile dysfunction * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Erectile dysfunction||12.50%||37.50%||12.50%||12.50%||0.00%||25.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Erectile dysfunction when taking Zantac * :
|Erectile dysfunction||1.89%||98.11% |
Age of people who have Erectile dysfunction when taking Zantac * :
|Erectile dysfunction||0.00%||0.00%||0.72%||0.00%||5.76%||34.53%||27.34%||31.65% |
Severity of Erectile dysfunction when taking Zantac ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Erectile dysfunction||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Erectile dysfunction ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Erectile dysfunction||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (18 people, 11.92%)
- Dyspepsia (16 people, 10.60%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (14 people, 9.27%)
- Erectile dysfunction (13 people, 8.61%)
- Hypertension (12 people, 7.95%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Viagra (44 people, 29.14%)
- Aspirin (30 people, 19.87%)
- Oxycontin (26 people, 17.22%)
- Albuterol (26 people, 17.22%)
- Valium (25 people, 16.56%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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I have had 2 ocular migraines with elevated blood pressure this month. Could it be the Zantac? I took one last night for heartburn and had an ocular migraine this morning. Lately I have had a lot of flushing of the face and wake up with my face flushed in the morning although my blood pressure has been normal. I have had heartburn since taking the Lopressor and Norvasc and that is why I started on the Zantac OTC. I used to have ocular migraines about 30 years ago and they were related to decongestants.
Carmie on Jan, 26, 2015:
I am wondering if any of the above drugs could be causing my flashing lights type migraine. I do not have any severe pain with this. Could it be drug interaction and which one is causing the flushing of the face and heartburn. It did not start until I started the Lopressor and Norvasc.
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