Review: could Zantac cause Itching?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 5, 2014)
Severity ratings: 3.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 34,217 people who take Zantac. Among them, 893 have Itching. See who they are, when they have Itching and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Zantac (latest outcomes from 35,454 users) has active ingredients of ranitidine hydrochloride. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease, gastroesophageal reflux in infants. Commonly reported side effects of Zantac include nausea, nausea aggravated, chest pain, weakness, fatigue.
Itching (latest reports from 516,826 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, multiple sclerosis.
On Mar, 3, 2014: 33,118 people reported to have side effects when taking Zantac. Among them, 893 people (2.70%) 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, 7.61%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (64 people, 7.17%)
- Hypertension (42 people, 4.70%)
- Pain (40 people, 4.48%)
- Multiple myeloma (34 people, 3.81%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zantac 150 (108 people, 12.09%)
- Aspirin (98 people, 10.97%)
- Benadryl (96 people, 10.75%)
- Prilosec (76 people, 8.51%)
- Albuterol (70 people, 7.84%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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