Ranitidine Drug Utilization Patterns

Basic Details
Date Posted
Thursday, September 3, 2020
Medical Product

In this request we assessed the use patterns of ranitidine and a comparator agent, famotidine, within the Sentinel Distributed Database (SDD). This request contains two reports. 

  • Report 1 includes data only from the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) Data Partner, representing patients with Medicare fee-for-service coverage. The study period includes data from January 1, 2010 through December 31, 2018.
  • Report 2 includes data from all Sentinel Data Partners except CMS. The study period includes data from January 1, 2000 through April 30, 2019.

We distributed this request to 17 Sentinel Data Partners on October 28, 2019.

Additional Details
FDA Center
Time Period
January 1, 2000 - April 30, 2019
Study Type
Modular Program
Assessment Type
Exploratory Analyses
Population / Cohort
All individuals
Data Sources
Sentinel Distributed Database (SDD)