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 34,304 people who have side effects while taking Zantac from FDA and social media. Among them, 136 have Spinal compression fracture. Find out below who they are, when they have Spinal compression fracture and more.
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Zantac has active ingredients of ranitidine hydrochloride. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from 35,533 Zantac users)
Spinal compression fracture
Spinal compression fracture (fracture due to spinal compression on bone) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, multiple myeloma, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, pain. (latest reports from 4,520 Spinal compression fracture patients)
On Jan, 31, 2015: 34,304 people reported to have side effects when taking Zantac. Among them, 136 people (0.40%) have Spinal Compression Fracture.
Time on Zantac when people have Spinal compression fracture * :
Gender of people who have Spinal compression fracture when taking Zantac * :
|Spinal compression fracture||55.56%||44.44% |
Age of people who have Spinal compression fracture when taking Zantac * :
|Spinal compression fracture||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||14.52%||23.39%||62.10% |
Severity of Spinal compression fracture when taking Zantac ** :
How people recovered from Spinal compression fracture ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple myeloma (35 people, 25.74%)
- Hypercalcaemia of malignancy (13 people, 9.56%)
- Pain (12 people, 8.82%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (11 people, 8.09%)
- Depression (10 people, 7.35%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (103 people, 75.74%)
- Prednisone (58 people, 42.65%)
- Lasix (57 people, 41.91%)
- Aredia (54 people, 39.71%)
- Chemotherapeutics nos (52 people, 38.24%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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I have had 2 ocular migraines with elevated blood pressure this month. Could it be the Zantac? I took one last night for heartburn and had an ocular migraine this morning. Lately I have had a lot of flushing of the face and wake up with my face flushed in the morning although my blood pressure has been normal. I have had heartburn since taking the Lopressor and Norvasc and that is why I started on the Zantac OTC. I used to have ocular migraines about 30 years ago and they were related to decongestants.
Carmie on Jan, 26, 2015:
I am wondering if any of the above drugs could be causing my flashing lights type migraine. I do not have any severe pain with this. Could it be drug interaction and which one is causing the flushing of the face and heartburn. It did not start until I started the Lopressor and Norvasc.
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