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Review: could Zantac cause Rash?

We study 34,283 people who have side effects while taking Zantac from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,353 have Rash. Find out below who they are, when they have Rash and more.

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Zantac

Zantac (latest outcomes from 35,505 users) has active ingredients of ranitidine hydrochloride. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease.

Rash

Rash (redness) (latest reports from 967,235 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, depression.

On Aug, 14, 2014: 34,282 people reported to have side effects when taking Zantac. Among them, 1,392 people (4.06%) have Rash. They amount to 0.14% of all the 969,159 people who have Rash on eHealthMe.

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
Rash76.32%15.79%0.44%0.44%2.63%1.32%3.07%

Gender of people who have Rash when taking Zantac * :

FemaleMale
Rash62.77%37.23%

Age of people who have Rash when taking Zantac * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Rash0.93%3.00%2.15%6.22%4.43%13.73%20.17%49.36%

Severity of Rash when taking Zantac ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Rash14.29%57.14%28.57%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, 7.40%)
  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 (218 people, 15.66%)
  2. Zometa (205 people, 14.73%)
  3. Aredia (185 people, 13.29%)
  4. Ativan (161 people, 11.57%)
  5. Lasix (159 people, 11.42%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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