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Review: could Zantac cause Narcotic abuse?

Summary: Narcotic abuse could be caused by Zantac, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old, also take Oxycontin, and have Prostate cancer metastatic.

We study 34,245 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.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 34,225 people reported to have side effects when taking Zantac. Among them, 36 people (0.11%) have Narcotic Abuse. They amount to 0.08% of all the 45,233 people who have Narcotic Abuse on eHealthMe.

Trend of Narcotic abuse in Zantac reports

Time on Zantac when people have Narcotic abuse * :

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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 ** :

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How people recovered from Narcotic abuse ** :

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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. Percocet (17 people, 47.22%)
  3. Prilosec (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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