Review: could Zantac cause Low blood sugar (Hypoglycemia)?
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 34,311 people who have side effects while taking Zantac from FDA and social media. Among them, 147 have Low blood sugar. Find out below who they are, when they have Low blood sugar and more.
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Zantac has active ingredients of ranitidine hydrochloride. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from 35,538 Zantac users)
Low blood sugar
Low blood sugar (low blood sugar cause seizures) has been reported by people with diabetes, type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, depression, type 1 diabetes mellitus. (latest reports from 20,727 Low blood sugar patients)
On Feb, 20, 2015: 34,311 people reported to have side effects when taking Zantac. Among them, 147 people (0.43%) have Low Blood Sugar.
Time on Zantac when people have Low blood sugar * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Low blood sugar||50.00%||25.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||25.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Low blood sugar when taking Zantac * :
|Low blood sugar||47.44%||52.56% |
Age of people who have Low blood sugar when taking Zantac * :
|Low blood sugar||0.00%||0.78%||0.00%||4.69%||2.34%||13.28%||31.25%||47.66% |
Severity of Low blood sugar when taking Zantac ** :
How people recovered from Low blood sugar ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Osteoporosis (18 people, 12.24%)
- Diabetes mellitus (16 people, 10.88%)
- Anxiety (11 people, 7.48%)
- Pain (10 people, 6.80%)
- Hypertension (8 people, 5.44%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (44 people, 29.93%)
- Lasix (33 people, 22.45%)
- Lipitor (28 people, 19.05%)
- Reglan (28 people, 19.05%)
- Prevacid (28 people, 19.05%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- A study of drug interactions between Levothyroxine Sodium, Zantac, Metformin for a 63-year old woman with Hypothyroidism, Ge Reflux, Diabetes. The patient has Rhinitis
- A study of side effects of Ranitidine Hydrochloride for a 86-year old man with Acid Reflux. The patient has Thyroxine
- A study of drug interactions between Fish Oil, Vitamin C, Baby Aspirin, Zantac 75, Clonazepam, Estradiol, Norvasc, Lopressor for a 71-year old woman with Unknown, Heartburn, Anxiety, Hormone Level Abnormal, Hypertension. The patient has Ocular Larva Migrans, Palpitations, Flushing, Heartburn
- A study of side effects of Singulair for a 25-year old man with Asthma. The patient has Low Blood Sugar (low blood sugar cause seizures)
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