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 34,316 people who have side effects while taking Zantac from FDA and social media. Among them, 937 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 35,540 Zantac users)
Itching has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 88,320 Itching patients)
On Mar, 31, 2015: 34,314 people reported to have side effects when taking Zantac. Among them, 897 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, 7.58%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (64 people, 7.13%)
- Hypertension (42 people, 4.68%)
- Pain (40 people, 4.46%)
- Multiple myeloma (34 people, 3.79%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zantac 150 (110 people, 12.26%)
- Aspirin (99 people, 11.04%)
- Benadryl (96 people, 10.70%)
- Prilosec (76 people, 8.47%)
- Albuterol (70 people, 7.80%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of side effects of Zantac 150 for a 53-year old woman with GERD. The patient has Dementia
- A study of drug interactions between Flonase, Voltaren for a 65-year old man with Allergy To Animal, Inflammation Localised. The patient has Itching
- A study of drug interactions between Sitagliptin Phosphate, Omeprazole, Prednisolone, Levothyroxine Sodium, Metformin for a 68-year old woman with Diabetes Mellitus Non Insulin-dependent, Gallstones, Polymyalgia Rheumatica, Hypothyroidism, Diabetes Mellitus Non-insulin-dependent. The patient has Itching
- A study of drug interactions between Restoril, Geodon, Brintellix, Ativan, Topamax, Lamictal for a 36-year old woman with Insomnia, Bipolar Ii Disorder, Anxiety. The patient has Macule, Dry Skin, Blisters, Hives, Itching - Burning Eyes, Itching
- A study of drug interactions between Omeprazole, Zopiclone, Paracetamol, Ibuprofen, Bisacodyl, Sertraline, Gabapentin, Morphine, Morphine Sulfate for a 42-year old woman with Ulcer - Stomach, Insomnia, Fibromyalgia, Constipation, Depression, Degenerative Joint Disease. The patient has Confusion, Blurred Vision, Constipation, Toothaches, Tooth Decay, Depression, Dizziness Exertional, Muscular Weakness, Itching, Eczema Exacerbated, Neck Pain, Headache, Tooth Loss, Recurrent Leg Pain And Cramping, Loss Of Sensation, Numbness And Tingling, Paresthesias, Sensory Loss, Tingling And Numbness, Fatigue - Chronic, Weight Gain, Food Hoarding, Food Craving, Abdominal Bloating, Ocular Migraine, Stomach Pain, Bedwetting
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