Zantac and Low blood sugar - from FDA reports


Summary

Low blood sugar is found among people who take Zantac, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Osteoporosis . We study 46,102 people who have side effects while taking Zantac from FDA. Among them, 169 have Low blood sugar. Find out below who they are, when they have Low blood sugar and more.

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Zantac

Zantac has active ingredients of ranitidine hydrochloride. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from Zantac 48,020 users)

Low Blood Sugar

Low blood sugar has been reported by people with diabetes, type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, type 1 diabetes (latest reports from 30,531 Low blood sugar patients).

On Feb, 27, 2017

46,102 people reported to have side effects when taking Zantac.
Among them, 169 people (0.37%) have Low Blood Sugar


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Zantac cause Low blood sugar?

Time on Zantac when people have Low Blood Sugar *:

  • < 1 month: 50 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 25 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 25 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Low Blood Sugar when taking Zantac *:

  • female: 47.9 %
  • male: 52.1 %

Age of people who have Low Blood Sugar when taking Zantac *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 2.13 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 4.26 %
  • 30-39: 4.26 %
  • 40-49: 12.77 %
  • 50-59: 27.66 %
  • 60+: 48.94 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Osteoporosis (18 people, 10.65%)
  • Type 2 Diabetes (16 people, 9.47%)
  • Diabetes (15 people, 8.88%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (13 people, 7.69%)
  • Depression (10 people, 5.92%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (35 people, 20.71%)
  • Lasix (34 people, 20.12%)
  • Prevacid (29 people, 17.16%)
  • Lisinopril (27 people, 15.98%)
  • Zometa (26 people, 15.38%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (51 people, 30.18%)
  • Fall (43 people, 25.44%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (38 people, 22.49%)
  • Nausea (36 people, 21.30%)
  • Chest Pain (36 people, 21.30%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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