Ranitidine and Weight fluctuation - from FDA reports

Weight fluctuation is found among people who take Ranitidine, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old also take medication Metformin, and have Rheumatoid arthritis. This review analyzes which people have Weight fluctuation with Ranitidine. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 45,636 people who have side effects when taking Ranitidine from FDA , and is updated regularly.


On Jun, 20, 2018

45,636 people reported to have side effects when taking Ranitidine.
Among them, 35 people (0.08%) have Weight fluctuation

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Ranitidine cause Weight fluctuation?

Gender of people who have Weight fluctuation when taking Ranitidine *:

  • female: 82.35 %
  • male: 17.65 %

Age of people who have Weight fluctuation when taking Ranitidine *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 11.11 %
  • 40-49: 51.85 %
  • 50-59: 11.11 %
  • 60+: 25.93 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints): 13 people, 37.14%
  2. High Blood Pressure: 8 people, 22.86%
  3. Diabetes: 7 people, 20.00%
  4. Thyroid Diseases: 4 people, 11.43%
  5. Anticoagulant Therapy: 4 people, 11.43%
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Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Actemra: 7 people, 20.00%
  2. Januvia: 7 people, 20.00%
  3. Metformin: 7 people, 20.00%
  4. Ibuprofen: 5 people, 14.29%
  5. Lipitor: 4 people, 11.43%
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Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Headache (pain in head): 16 people, 45.71%
  2. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 15 people, 42.86%
  3. Dizziness: 12 people, 34.29%
  4. Weakness: 11 people, 31.43%
  5. Abdominal Pain Upper: 10 people, 28.57%
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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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