Review: could Zantac cause Rash?
Summary: Rash could be caused by Zantac, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Aspirin, and have Multiple myeloma.
We study 34,245 people who have side effects while taking Zantac from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,352 have Rash. Find out below who they are, when they have Rash and more.
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On Apr, 11, 2014: 34,225 people reported to have side effects when taking Zantac. Among them, 1,391 people (4.06%) have Rash. They amount to 0.14% of all the 963,748 people who have Rash on eHealthMe.
Time on Zantac when people have Rash * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Rash when taking Zantac * :
Age of people who have Rash when taking Zantac * :
Severity of Rash when taking Zantac ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Rash ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple myeloma (105 people, 7.55%)
- Breast cancer (103 people, 7.40%)
- Hypertension (99 people, 7.12%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (88 people, 6.33%)
- Depression (83 people, 5.97%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (217 people, 15.60%)
- Zometa (205 people, 14.74%)
- Aredia (185 people, 13.30%)
- Ativan (161 people, 11.57%)
- Lasix (159 people, 11.43%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (5 months ago):
speckled Rash on forearms and neck, new freckles on face
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