Zantac and Large intestinal ulcer - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data

Summary:

Large intestinal ulcer is found among people who take Zantac, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Zantac and have Large intestinal ulcer. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 365,012 people who have side effects when taking Zantac 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 Sep, 26, 2022

365,012 people reported to have side effects when taking Zantac.
Among them, 25 people (0.01%) have Large intestinal ulcer.


What is Zantac?

Zantac has active ingredients of ranitidine hydrochloride. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease. eHealthMe is studying from 367,143 Zantac users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Large intestinal ulcer?

Large intestinal ulcer is found to be associated with 860 drugs and 481 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Zantac and Large intestinal ulcer reports submitted per year:

Could Zantac cause Large intestinal ulcer?

Time on Zantac when people have Large intestinal ulcer *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 100 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Large intestinal ulcer when taking Zantac *:

  • female: 91.67 %
  • male: 8.33 %

Age of people who have Large intestinal ulcer when taking Zantac *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 15.79 %
  • 20-29: 5.26 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 10.53 %
  • 50-59: 26.32 %
  • 60+: 42.11 %

Common drugs people take besides Zantac *:

  1. Prilosec: 6 people, 24.00%
  2. Nexium: 5 people, 20.00%
  3. Protonix: 5 people, 20.00%
  4. Celebrex: 4 people, 16.00%
  5. Keflex: 4 people, 16.00%
  6. Accutane: 4 people, 16.00%
  7. Aciphex: 4 people, 16.00%
  8. Humira: 3 people, 12.00%
  9. Decadron: 3 people, 12.00%
  10. Tylenol: 3 people, 12.00%

Common side effects people have besides Large intestinal ulcer *:

  1. Colitis (inflammation of colon): 7 people, 28.00%
  2. Gastrointestinal Disorder (functional problems of gastrointestinal tract): 6 people, 24.00%
  3. Ulcerative Colitis (inflammatory bowel disease (ibd). it causes swelling, ulcerations, and loss of function of the large intestine): 5 people, 20.00%
  4. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 5 people, 20.00%
  5. Stress And Anxiety: 5 people, 20.00%
  6. Itching: 4 people, 16.00%
  7. Inflammatory Bowel Disease: 4 people, 16.00%
  8. Insomnia (sleeplessness): 4 people, 16.00%
  9. Anaemia (lack of blood): 4 people, 16.00%
  10. Renal Impairment (severely reduced kidney function): 4 people, 16.00%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. Crohn's Disease (condition that causes inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract): 3 people, 12.00%
  2. Acne (skin problems that cause pimples): 3 people, 12.00%
  3. Back Pain: 3 people, 12.00%
  4. Juvenile Arthritis (arthritis-related condition that develops in children or teenagers): 2 people, 8.00%
  5. Drug Toxicity: 2 people, 8.00%
  6. Stress And Anxiety: 2 people, 8.00%
  7. Gastritis (inflammation of stomach): 2 people, 8.00%
  8. High Blood Pressure: 2 people, 8.00%
  9. Irritable Bowel Syndrome: 2 people, 8.00%
  10. Abdominal Pain Upper: 2 people, 8.00%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Zantac and have Large intestinal ulcer?

Check whether Large intestinal ulcer is associated with a drug or a condition

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 Zantac) and Zantac (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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