Zantac and Itching - from FDA reports


Summary

Itching is found among people who take Zantac, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Benadryl, and have High blood cholesterol. This review analyzes which people have Itching with Zantac. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 49,831 people who have side effects when taking Zantac from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Nov, 22, 2017

49,831 people reported to have side effects when taking Zantac.
Among them, 1,312 people (2.63%) have Itching


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Zantac cause Itching?

Time on Zantac when people have Itching *:

  • < 1 month: 86.51 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 7.94 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 1.59 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 1.59 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.79 %
  • 10+ years: 1.59 %

Gender of people who have Itching when taking Zantac *:

  • female: 70.46 %
  • male: 29.54 %

Age of people who have Itching when taking Zantac *:

  • 0-1: 0.19 %
  • 2-9: 0.84 %
  • 10-19: 1.87 %
  • 20-29: 4.22 %
  • 30-39: 8.15 %
  • 40-49: 16.78 %
  • 50-59: 18.93 %
  • 60+: 49.02 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Cholesterol (93 people, 7.09%)
  • High Blood Pressure (89 people, 6.78%)
  • Pain (68 people, 5.18%)
  • Depression (52 people, 3.96%)
  • Asthma (52 people, 3.96%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Benadryl (141 people, 10.75%)
  • Singulair (121 people, 9.22%)
  • Prilosec (99 people, 7.55%)
  • Nexium (96 people, 7.32%)
  • Synthroid (95 people, 7.24%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Rashes (409 people, 31.17%)
  • Nausea (226 people, 17.23%)
  • Fatigue (196 people, 14.94%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (170 people, 12.96%)
  • Weakness (169 people, 12.88%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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