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Review: could Zantac cause Erectile dysfunction?

Summary: Erectile dysfunction could be caused by Zantac, especially for people who are male, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Viagra, and have Pain.

We study 34,245 people who have side effects while taking Zantac from FDA and social media. Among them, 133 have Erectile dysfunction. Find out below who they are, when they have Erectile dysfunction 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.

Erectile dysfunction

Erectile dysfunction (latest reports from 130,275 patients) has been reported by people with erection problems, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol, hair loss.

On Apr, 14, 2014: 34,225 people reported to have side effects when taking Zantac. Among them, 151 people (0.44%) have Erectile Dysfunction. They amount to 0.12% of all the 130,714 people who have Erectile Dysfunction on eHealthMe.

Trend of Erectile dysfunction in Zantac reports

Time on Zantac when people have Erectile dysfunction * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Erectile dysfunction12.50%37.50%12.50%12.50%0.00%25.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Erectile dysfunction when taking Zantac * :

FemaleMale
Erectile dysfunction1.89%98.11%

Age of people who have Erectile dysfunction when taking Zantac * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Erectile dysfunction0.00%0.00%0.72%0.00%5.76%34.53%27.34%31.65%

Severity of Erectile dysfunction when taking Zantac ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Erectile dysfunction0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Erectile dysfunction ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Erectile dysfunction0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (18 people, 11.92%)
  2. Dyspepsia (16 people, 10.60%)
  3. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (14 people, 9.27%)
  4. Erectile dysfunction (13 people, 8.61%)
  5. Hypertension (12 people, 7.95%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Viagra (44 people, 29.14%)
  2. Aspirin (30 people, 19.87%)
  3. Albuterol (26 people, 17.22%)
  4. Oxycontin (26 people, 17.22%)
  5. Valium (25 people, 16.56%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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