Zantac and Rash - from FDA reports


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 Zometa, and have Gastrooesophageal reflux disease. This review analyzes which people have Rash with Zantac. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 46,102 people who have side effects when taking Zantac from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Mar, 22, 2017

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:

Could Zantac cause Rash?

Time on Zantac when people have Rash *:

  • < 1 month: 76.25 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 16.67 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.83 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 1.25 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 2.08 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.83 %
  • 10+ years: 2.08 %

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.

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