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Review: could Zantac cause Vitamin d deficiency (Rickets)?

Summary: Vitamin d deficiency is found among people who take Zantac, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Nexium, and have Osteoporosis.

We study 34,304 people who have side effects while taking Zantac from FDA and social media. Among them, 89 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 gastroesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from 35,530 Zantac users)

Vitamin d deficiency

Vitamin d deficiency (softening of bones) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, osteopenia, high blood pressure, gastrooesophageal reflux disease, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 5,475 Vitamin d deficiency patients)

On Jan, 25, 2015: 34,304 people reported to have side effects when taking Zantac. Among them, 89 people (0.26%) have Vitamin D Deficiency.

Trend of Vitamin d deficiency in Zantac reports

Time on Zantac when people have Vitamin d deficiency * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Vitamin d deficiency0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Vitamin d deficiency when taking Zantac * :

FemaleMale
Vitamin d deficiency88.76%11.24%

Age of people who have Vitamin d deficiency when taking Zantac * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Vitamin d deficiency1.47%0.00%0.00%0.00%7.35%13.24%39.71%38.24%

Severity of Vitamin d deficiency when taking Zantac ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Vitamin d deficiency ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Osteoporosis (44 people, 49.44%)
  2. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (41 people, 46.07%)
  3. Sleep disorder (24 people, 26.97%)
  4. Pain (19 people, 21.35%)
  5. Blood cholesterol (19 people, 21.35%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Nexium (34 people, 38.20%)
  2. Diazepam (25 people, 28.09%)
  3. Prevacid (23 people, 25.84%)
  4. Hydrocodone bitartrate (21 people, 23.60%)
  5. Forteo (20 people, 22.47%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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