A study for a 15 year old boy who takes Zantac - from FDA reports


645 males aged 15 (±5) who take the same drug are studied. This is a personalized study for a 15 year old male patient who has Bad Dreams. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.

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On Jun, 13, 2018

645 males aged 15 (±5) who take Zantac are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Zantac for a 15-year old boy.

Information of the patient in this study:

  • Age: 15
  • Gender: male
  • Conditions: Bad Dreams
  • Drugs taken:
    • Zantac (ranitidine hydrochloride)

eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

  • Bad Dreams: 0 (0% of males aged 15 (±5) who take the drug)

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Most common side effects over time

< 1 month:
  1. Renal failure acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)
  2. Blood bilirubin increased
  3. Respiratory acidosis (respiratory failure or ventilatory failure, causes the ph of blood and other bodily fluids to decrease)
  4. Thrombocytopenia (decrease of platelets in blood)
  5. Hyperbilirubinaemia (excess of bilirubin in the blood)
1 - 6 months:
  1. Hepatic vein occlusion (blockage of the hepatic vein)
  2. Pulmonary oedema (fluid accumulation in the lungs)
  3. Febrile neutropenia (fever with reduced white blood cells)
  4. Respiratory disorder (respiratory disease)
  5. Pericardial effusion (fluid around the heart)
6 - 12 months:
  1. Respiratory acidosis (respiratory failure or ventilatory failure, causes the ph of blood and other bodily fluids to decrease)
  2. Disseminated intravascular coagulation (systemic activation of blood coagulation)
  3. Lactic acidosis (low ph in body tissues)
  4. Hepatosplenic t-cell lymphoma (neoplasm comprising medium-sized cytotoxic t-cells that show a significant sinusoidal infiltration in the liver, spleen, and bone marrow)
  5. Dizziness
1 - 2 years:
n/a
2 - 5 years:
  1. Sepsis (a severe blood infection that can lead to organ failure and death)
  2. Hyperuricaemia (level of uric acid in the blood that is abnormally high)
  3. Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)
  4. Hypokalemia (low potassium)
  5. Capillary leak syndrome (capillary leaks plasma)
5 - 10 years:
  1. Rash macular (small, flat red spots)
  2. Fever
  3. Mycoplasma infection (bacterial infection)
  4. Transaminases increased
  5. Adverse event
10+ years:
n/a
not specified:
  1. Headache (pain in head)
  2. Thrombocytopenia (decrease of platelets in blood)
  3. Inflammatory bowel disease
  4. Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure)
  5. Nosebleed (bleeding from nose)

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Crohn's Disease (condition that causes inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract): 45 people, 6.98%
  2. Preventive Health Care : 31 people, 4.81%
  3. Pain : 27 people, 4.19%
  4. Inflammatory Bowel Disease : 21 people, 3.26%
  5. Asthma : 21 people, 3.26%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Zofran (64 people, 9.92%)
  2. Benadryl (64 people, 9.92%)
  3. Miralax (61 people, 9.46%)
  4. Bactrim (61 people, 9.46%)
  5. Methotrexate (58 people, 8.99%)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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