Review: could Zantac cause Itching?
Summary: Itching is found among people who take Zantac, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zantac 150, and have Indigestion.
We study 34,304 people who have side effects while taking Zantac from FDA and social media. Among them, 936 have Itching. Find out below who they are, when they have Itching and more.
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Zantac has active ingredients of ranitidine hydrochloride. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from 35,533 Zantac users)
Itching has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 88,231 Itching patients)
On Jan, 29, 2015: 34,304 people reported to have side effects when taking Zantac. Among them, 896 people (2.61%) have Itching.
Time on Zantac when people have Itching * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Itching when taking Zantac * :
Age of people who have Itching when taking Zantac * :
Severity of Itching when taking Zantac ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Itching ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Dyspepsia (68 people, 7.59%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (64 people, 7.14%)
- Hypertension (42 people, 4.69%)
- Pain (40 people, 4.46%)
- Multiple myeloma (34 people, 3.79%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zantac 150 (109 people, 12.17%)
- Aspirin (99 people, 11.05%)
- Benadryl (96 people, 10.71%)
- Prilosec (76 people, 8.48%)
- Albuterol (70 people, 7.81%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Treatment for parathyroid benign includes water pill, vitamin D, and potassium chloride. Coughing, wheezing, difficulty breathing occurs mostly at night. Once it starts, difficult to stop. Itching is daily, with visible hives and/or edema on occasion.
From this study (10 months ago):
I have had severe formincation for the last 31 years since menopause and the only slight relief I get is if I scrap the skin from my entire body with a very sharp knife. This can resume even straight after spending 4 and 5 hours taking the skin off and sometimes even comes back the very next morning.Average return is weekly. The doctor says after sending me to specialists for skin conditions that there is no answer and formication has been around 1000's years and I have to live with it. I am now almost 81 years old and I cant bear it much longer.
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