Review: could Zantac cause Loss Of Appetite?


Loss of appetite 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 Zometa, and have Pain . We study 34,077 people who have side effects while taking Zantac from FDA and social media. Among them, 590 have Loss of appetite. Find out below who they are, when they have Loss of appetite and more.

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Zantac has active ingredients of ranitidine hydrochloride. It is often used in indigestion. (latest outcomes from Zantac 35,120 users)

Loss Of Appetite

Loss of appetite (lack of feeling to eat) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, hypotension, renal failure acute, pancytopenia, sepsis (latest reports from 50,640 Loss of appetite patients).

On Jul, 21, 2016

34,077 people reported to have side effects when taking Zantac.
Among them, 590 people (1.73%) have Loss Of Appetite

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Zantac cause Loss of appetite?

Time on Zantac when people have Loss Of Appetite *:

  • < 1 month: 62.07 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 17.24 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 13.79 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 3.45 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 3.45 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Loss Of Appetite when taking Zantac *:

  • female: 63.42 %
  • male: 36.58 %

Age of people who have Loss Of Appetite when taking Zantac *:

  • 0-1: 0.73 %
  • 2-9: 2.02 %
  • 10-19: 2.39 %
  • 20-29: 2.39 %
  • 30-39: 5.69 %
  • 40-49: 9.54 %
  • 50-59: 22.02 %
  • 60+: 55.23 %

Severity if Loss Of Appetite when taking Zantac **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 75 %
  • severe: 25 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Loss Of Appetite **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (64 people)
  • Hypertension (54 people)
  • Multiple Myeloma (46 people)
  • Osteoporosis (40 people)
  • Anxiety (28 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (137 people)
  • Prilosec (116 people)
  • Ativan (114 people)
  • Aspirin (112 people)
  • Aredia (103 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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