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Review: could Zantac cause Narcotic abuse (Drug abuse)?

Summary: Narcotic abuse is found among people who take Zantac, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old, also take medication Oxycontin, and have Prostate cancer metastatic.

We study 34,311 people who have side effects while taking Zantac from FDA and social media. Among them, 36 have Narcotic abuse. Find out below who they are, when they have Narcotic abuse 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 35,538 Zantac users)

Narcotic abuse

Narcotic abuse (addiction of narcotic (pain killer )) has been reported by people with drug abuse and dependence, pain, depression, back pain, stress and anxiety. (latest reports from 10,559 Narcotic abuse patients)

On Mar, 4, 2015: 34,311 people reported to have side effects when taking Zantac. Among them, 36 people (0.10%) have Narcotic Abuse.

Trend of Narcotic abuse in Zantac reports

Time on Zantac when people have Narcotic abuse * :

n/a

Gender of people who have Narcotic abuse when taking Zantac * :

FemaleMale
Narcotic abuse44.44%55.56%

Age of people who have Narcotic abuse when taking Zantac * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Narcotic abuse0.00%3.85%3.85%3.85%7.69%26.92%30.77%23.08%

Severity of Narcotic abuse when taking Zantac ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Narcotic abuse ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Prostate cancer metastatic (8 people, 22.22%)
  2. Depression (3 people, 8.33%)
  3. Pain (3 people, 8.33%)
  4. Neck pain (3 people, 8.33%)
  5. Alcohol use (3 people, 8.33%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Oxycontin (21 people, 58.33%)
  2. Prilosec (17 people, 47.22%)
  3. Percocet (17 people, 47.22%)
  4. Zoloft (13 people, 36.11%)
  5. Aspirin (12 people, 33.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • After 5 days on Ranitidine I had 6 really severe nose bleeds in 2 weeks had 3 cauterisations but another bleed today I also have cramp in my legs and pain in my kidneys. I was on Lansorazole for 14 years and could eat anything, but they have been stopped due to fear of fractures.

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  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • I have had 2 ocular migraines with elevated blood pressure this month. Could it be the Zantac? I took one last night for heartburn and had an ocular migraine this morning. Lately I have had a lot of flushing of the face and wake up with my face flushed in the morning although my blood pressure has been normal. I have had heartburn since taking the Lopressor and Norvasc and that is why I started on the Zantac OTC. I used to have ocular migraines about 30 years ago and they were related to decongestants.

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    Carmie on Jan, 26, 2015:

    I am wondering if any of the above drugs could be causing my flashing lights type migraine. I do not have any severe pain with this. Could it be drug interaction and which one is causing the flushing of the face and heartburn. It did not start until I started the Lopressor and Norvasc.

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