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 34,311 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 has active ingredients of ranitidine hydrochloride. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from 35,538 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 5,483 Vitamin d deficiency patients)
On Feb, 25, 2015: 34,311 people reported to have side effects when taking Zantac. Among them, 89 people (0.26%) have Vitamin D Deficiency.
Time on Zantac when people have Vitamin d deficiency * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Vitamin d deficiency||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Vitamin d deficiency when taking Zantac * :
|Vitamin d deficiency||88.76%||11.24% |
Age of people who have Vitamin d deficiency when taking Zantac * :
|Vitamin d deficiency||1.47%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||7.35%||13.24%||39.71%||38.24% |
Severity of Vitamin d deficiency when taking Zantac ** :
How people recovered from Vitamin d deficiency ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Osteoporosis (44 people, 49.44%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (41 people, 46.07%)
- Sleep disorder (24 people, 26.97%)
- Pain (19 people, 21.35%)
- Blood cholesterol (19 people, 21.35%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Nexium (34 people, 38.20%)
- Diazepam (25 people, 28.09%)
- Prevacid (23 people, 25.84%)
- Hydrocodone bitartrate (21 people, 23.60%)
- Forteo (20 people, 22.47%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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