Review: could Zantac cause Rash?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 3, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.2/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 34,217 people who take Zantac. Among them, 1,352 have Rash. See who they are, when they have Rash and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Zantac (latest outcomes from 34,380 users) has active ingredients of ranitidine hydrochloride. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease, gastroesophageal reflux in infants. Commonly reported side effects of Zantac include nausea, nausea aggravated, chest pain, weakness, fatigue.
Rash (redness) (latest reports from 946,363 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, depression, osteoporosis.
On Feb, 27, 2014: 33,118 people reported to have side effects when taking Zantac. Among them, 1,332 people (4.02%) have Rash.
Time on Zantac when people have Rash * :
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Gender of people who have Rash when taking Zantac * :
Age of people who have Rash when taking Zantac * :
Severity of Rash when taking Zantac ** :
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How people recovered from Rash ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Breast cancer (102 people, 7.66%)
- Multiple myeloma (99 people, 7.43%)
- Hypertension (94 people, 7.06%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (87 people, 6.53%)
- Depression (80 people, 6.01%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (212 people, 15.92%)
- Zometa (196 people, 14.71%)
- Aredia (177 people, 13.29%)
- Ativan (158 people, 11.86%)
- Lasix (157 people, 11.79%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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