Could Zantac cause Rash - from FDA reports
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 Zometa, and have Gastrooesophageal reflux disease . We study 46,102 people who have side effects while taking Zantac from FDA. Among them, 1,985 have Rash. Find out below who they are, when they have Rash and more.
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Zantac has active ingredients of ranitidine hydrochloride. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from Zantac 47,999 users)
Rash has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, hepatitis c, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 263,335 Rash patients).
On Dec, 19, 2016
46,102 people reported to have side effects when taking Zantac.
Among them, 1,985 people (4.31%) have Rash
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Zantac when people have Rash *:
- < 1 month: 76.79 %
- 1 - 6 months: 16.03 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.84 %
- 1 - 2 years: 1.27 %
- 2 - 5 years: 2.11 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.84 %
- 10+ years: 2.11 %
Gender of people who have Rash when taking Zantac *:
- female: 65.43 %
- male: 34.57 %
Age of people who have Rash when taking Zantac *:
- 0-1: 1.18 %
- 2-9: 2.68 %
- 10-19: 2.12 %
- 20-29: 4.86 %
- 30-39: 5.79 %
- 40-49: 13.2 %
- 50-59: 21.36 %
- 60+: 48.75 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (146 people, 7.36%)
- High Blood Pressure (141 people, 7.10%)
- Multiple Myeloma (124 people, 6.25%)
- Pain (117 people, 5.89%)
- Indigestion (109 people, 5.49%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Zometa (205 people, 10.33%)
- Lasix (177 people, 8.92%)
- Benadryl (174 people, 8.77%)
- Aredia (174 people, 8.77%)
- Aspirin (173 people, 8.72%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Itching (368 people, 18.54%)
- Nausea (349 people, 17.58%)
- Breathing Difficulty (344 people, 17.33%)
- Fatigue (331 people, 16.68%)
- Pain (296 people, 14.91%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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