Ranitidine hydrochloride and Hypoglycemia - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


Hypoglycemia is found among people who take Ranitidine hydrochloride, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Ranitidine hydrochloride and have Hypoglycemia. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 66,984 people who have side effects when taking Ranitidine hydrochloride from the FDA, and is updated regularly. You can use the study as a second opinion to make health care decisions.

Phase IV trials are used to detect adverse drug outcomes and monitor drug effectiveness in the real world. With medical big data and AI algorithms, eHealthMe is running millions of phase IV trials and makes the results available to the public. Our original studies have been referenced on 600+ medical publications including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature.

On Mar, 07, 2023

66,984 people reported to have side effects when taking Ranitidine hydrochloride.
Among them, 29 people (0.04%) have Hypoglycemia.

What is Ranitidine hydrochloride?

Ranitidine hydrochloride has active ingredients of ranitidine hydrochloride. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease. eHealthMe is studying from 67,576 Ranitidine hydrochloride users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Hypoglycemia?

Hypoglycemia (low blood sugar) is found to be associated with 2,812 drugs and 2,281 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Ranitidine hydrochloride and Hypoglycemia reports submitted per year:

Could Ranitidine hydrochloride cause Hypoglycemia?

Time on Ranitidine hydrochloride when people have Hypoglycemia *:

  • < 1 month: 75 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 25 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Hypoglycemia when taking Ranitidine hydrochloride *:

  • female: 71.43 %
  • male: 28.57 %

Age of people who have Hypoglycemia when taking Ranitidine hydrochloride *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 10 %
  • 50-59: 25 %
  • 60+: 65 %

Common drugs people take besides Ranitidine hydrochloride *:

  1. Furosemide: 14 people, 48.28%
  2. Lisinopril: 10 people, 34.48%
  3. Humira: 10 people, 34.48%
  4. Methotrexate: 10 people, 34.48%
  5. Prednisone: 9 people, 31.03%
  6. Amlodipine Besylate: 4 people, 13.79%
  7. Losartan Potassium: 4 people, 13.79%
  8. Allopurinol: 3 people, 10.34%
  9. Spironolactone: 3 people, 10.34%
  10. Cilostazol: 3 people, 10.34%

Common side effects people have besides Hypoglycemia *:

  1. Histiocytosis Haematophagic: 10 people, 34.48%
  2. Bacteraemia (presence of bacteria in the blood): 9 people, 31.03%
  3. Disseminated Tuberculosis: 8 people, 27.59%
  4. Klebsiella Infection: 6 people, 20.69%
  5. Infection: 6 people, 20.69%
  6. Blood Lactate Dehydrogenase Increased: 5 people, 17.24%
  7. Anaemia (lack of blood): 4 people, 13.79%
  8. Overdose: 3 people, 10.34%
  9. Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure): 3 people, 10.34%
  10. Blood Ph Increased: 3 people, 10.34%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints): 10 people, 34.48%
  2. High Blood Pressure: 5 people, 17.24%
  3. Cardiac Failure: 4 people, 13.79%
  4. Diabetes: 4 people, 13.79%
  5. Pneumonia: 3 people, 10.34%
  6. Ulcer Haemorrhage (bleeding ulcer): 2 people, 6.90%
  7. Shunt Stenosis (narrowing of shunt): 2 people, 6.90%
  8. Renal Failure Chronic (long lasting kidney dysfunction): 2 people, 6.90%
  9. Ill-Defined Disorder: 2 people, 6.90%
  10. Hypothyroidism (abnormally low activity of the thyroid gland, resulting in retardation of growth and mental development): 1 person, 3.45%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Ranitidine hydrochloride and have Hypoglycemia?

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How to use the study?

You can discuss the study with your doctor, to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

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How the study uses the data?

The study uses data from the FDA. It is based on ranitidine hydrochloride (the active ingredients of Ranitidine hydrochloride) and Ranitidine hydrochloride (the brand name). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered. Dosage of drugs is not considered in the study.

Who is eHealthMe?

With medical big data and proven AI algorithms, eHealthMe provides a platform for everyone to run phase IV clinical trials. We study millions of patients and 5,000 more each day. Results of our real-world drug study have been referenced on 600+ medical publications, including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature. Our analysis results are available to researchers, health care professionals, patients (testimonials), and software developers (open API).


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