Review: could Zantac cause Vitamin D Deficiency?


Summary

Vitamin d deficiency is found among people who take Zantac, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Nexium, and have Gastrooesophageal reflux disease . We study 32,470 people who have side effects while taking Zantac from FDA and social media. Among them, 188 have Vitamin d deficiency. Find out below who they are, when they have Vitamin d deficiency and more.

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Zantac

Zantac has active ingredients of ranitidine hydrochloride. It is often used in indigestion. (latest outcomes from Zantac 39,441 users)

Vitamin D Deficiency

Vitamin d deficiency has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, fever, rashes, weakness, chest pain (latest reports from 6,384 Vitamin d deficiency patients).

On Aug, 26, 2016

32,470 people reported to have side effects when taking Zantac.
Among them, 188 people (0.58%) have Vitamin D Deficiency


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Zantac cause Vitamin d deficiency?

Time on Zantac when people have Vitamin D Deficiency *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 10.53 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 15.79 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 52.63 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 5.26 %
  • 10+ years: 15.79 %

Gender of people who have Vitamin D Deficiency when taking Zantac *:

  • female: 84.44 %
  • male: 15.56 %

Age of people who have Vitamin D Deficiency when taking Zantac *:

  • 0-1: 0.71 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 2.84 %
  • 20-29: 3.55 %
  • 30-39: 5.67 %
  • 40-49: 18.44 %
  • 50-59: 29.79 %
  • 60+: 39.01 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (111 people)
  • Osteoporosis (48 people)
  • Pain (46 people)
  • Sleep Disorder (31 people)
  • Dyspepsia (30 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Nexium (110 people)
  • Prevacid (67 people)
  • Prilosec (64 people)
  • Pepcid (57 people)
  • Tums (47 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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