Zantac and Itching - from FDA reports


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 Benadryl, and have Gastroesophageal reflux disease. This review analyzes which people have Itching with Zantac. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 48,679 people who have side effects when taking Zantac from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 06, 2017

48,679 people reported to have side effects when taking Zantac.
Among them, 1,267 people (2.6%) have Itching


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Zantac cause Itching?

Time on Zantac when people have Itching *:

  • < 1 month: 86.99 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 8.94 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.81 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.81 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.81 %
  • 10+ years: 1.63 %

Gender of people who have Itching when taking Zantac *:

  • female: 69.9 %
  • male: 30.1 %

Age of people who have Itching when taking Zantac *:

  • 0-1: 0.19 %
  • 2-9: 0.87 %
  • 10-19: 1.94 %
  • 20-29: 4.27 %
  • 30-39: 7.86 %
  • 40-49: 17.09 %
  • 50-59: 19.13 %
  • 60+: 48.64 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (107 people, 8.45%)
  • Indigestion (97 people, 7.66%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (92 people, 7.26%)
  • High Blood Pressure (86 people, 6.79%)
  • Pain (65 people, 5.13%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Benadryl (138 people, 10.89%)
  • Singulair (103 people, 8.13%)
  • Prilosec (98 people, 7.73%)
  • Synthroid (81 people, 6.39%)
  • Aspirin (81 people, 6.39%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Rashes (388 people, 30.62%)
  • Nausea (214 people, 16.89%)
  • Fatigue (180 people, 14.21%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (156 people, 12.31%)
  • Weakness (155 people, 12.23%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Zantac

Zantac has active ingredients of ranitidine hydrochloride. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from Zantac 50,680 users)

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