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Review: could Zantac cause Rash (Rashes)?

Summary: Rash is found among people who take Zantac, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Multiple myeloma.

We study 34,304 people who have side effects while taking Zantac from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,354 have Rash. Find out below who they are, when they have Rash 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 35,530 Zantac users)

Rash

Rash (redness) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, depression. (latest reports from 150,999 Rash patients)

On Jan, 27, 2015: 34,304 people reported to have side effects when taking Zantac. Among them, 1,393 people (4.06%) have Rash.

Trend of Rash in Zantac reports

Time on Zantac when people have Rash * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Rash76.42%15.72%0.44%0.44%2.62%1.31%3.06%

Gender of people who have Rash when taking Zantac * :

FemaleMale
Rash62.73%37.27%

Age of people who have Rash when taking Zantac * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Rash0.93%3.00%2.14%6.22%4.50%13.72%20.16%49.32%

Severity of Rash when taking Zantac ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Rash25.00%50.00%25.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Rash ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Rash0.00%16.67%83.33%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Multiple myeloma (105 people, 7.54%)
  2. Breast cancer (103 people, 7.39%)
  3. Hypertension (100 people, 7.18%)
  4. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (88 people, 6.32%)
  5. Depression (83 people, 5.96%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (219 people, 15.72%)
  2. Zometa (205 people, 14.72%)
  3. Aredia (185 people, 13.28%)
  4. Ativan (161 people, 11.56%)
  5. Lasix (159 people, 11.41%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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