Review: could Zantac cause Spinal Compression Fracture?


Summary

Spinal compression fracture is found among people who take Zantac, especially for people who are female, 60+ old also take medication Zometa, and have Multiple myeloma . We study 34,077 people who have side effects while taking Zantac from FDA and social media. Among them, 133 have Spinal compression fracture. Find out below who they are, when they have Spinal compression fracture and more.

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Zantac

Zantac has active ingredients of ranitidine hydrochloride. It is often used in indigestion. (latest outcomes from Zantac 35,120 users)

Spinal Compression Fracture

Spinal compression fracture (fracture due to spinal compression on bone) has been reported by people with hypotension, thrombocytopenia, consciousness - decreased, fever, pain in extremity (latest reports from 4,334 Spinal compression fracture patients).

On Jul, 23, 2016

34,077 people reported to have side effects when taking Zantac.
Among them, 133 people (0.39%) have Spinal Compression Fracture


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Zantac cause Spinal compression fracture?

Gender of people who have Spinal Compression Fracture when taking Zantac *:

  • female: 56.06 %
  • male: 43.94 %

Age of people who have Spinal Compression Fracture when taking Zantac *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 14.88 %
  • 50-59: 22.31 %
  • 60+: 62.81 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Multiple Myeloma (35 people)
  • Hypercalcaemia Of Malignancy (13 people)
  • Pain (12 people)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (11 people)
  • Osteoporosis (10 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (103 people)
  • Prednisone (58 people)
  • Lasix (57 people)
  • Aredia (54 people)
  • Dexamethasone (52 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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