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Review: could Zantac cause Spinal compression fracture?

Summary: Spinal compression fracture could be caused by Zantac, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, also take Zometa, and have Multiple myeloma.

We study 34,245 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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On Apr, 11, 2014: 34,225 people reported to have side effects when taking Zantac. Among them, 136 people (0.40%) have Spinal Compression Fracture. They amount to 0.32% of all the 42,922 people who have Spinal Compression Fracture on eHealthMe.

Trend of Spinal compression fracture in Zantac reports

Time on Zantac when people have Spinal compression fracture * :

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Gender of people who have Spinal compression fracture when taking Zantac * :

FemaleMale
Spinal compression fracture55.56%44.44%

Age of people who have Spinal compression fracture when taking Zantac * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Spinal compression fracture0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%14.52%23.39%62.10%

Severity of Spinal compression fracture when taking Zantac ** :

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How people recovered from Spinal compression fracture ** :

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Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Multiple myeloma (35 people, 25.74%)
  2. Hypercalcaemia of malignancy (13 people, 9.56%)
  3. Pain (12 people, 8.82%)
  4. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (11 people, 8.09%)
  5. Depression (10 people, 7.35%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (103 people, 75.74%)
  2. Prednisone (58 people, 42.65%)
  3. Lasix (57 people, 41.91%)
  4. Aredia (54 people, 39.71%)
  5. Chemotherapeutics nos (52 people, 38.24%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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