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From FDA reports: side effects of Omeprazole Dr 40 Mg for a Male patient aged 60

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Information of the patient in this study:

Age: 60

Gender: male

Conditions: Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease

Drugs taking:
- Omeprazole Dr 40 Mg: used for < 1 month

Side effects have: Rash Generalised, Pyrexia, Pruritus, Discomfort, Cough, Chills

On Jan, 27, 2014: 136,876 people who reported to have side effects when taking Omeprazole Dr 40 Mg are studied

Trend of Omeprazole Dr 40 Mg's drug interactions, side effects, and effectiveness reports (3906428)

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

Side effectNumber of reports
Rash Generalised (rash on most of body parts)484 (3.93%)
Pyrexia (fever)1,364 (11.08%)
Pruritus (severe itching of the skin)561 (4.56%)
Discomfort33 (0.27%)
Cough346 (2.81%)
Chills (felling of cold)218 (1.77%)

Most common side effects experienced by males aged 60 (±5) in the use of Omeprazole Dr 40 Mg:

Side effectNumber of reports
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)1,745
Pyrexia (fever)1,364
Diarrhoea1,339
Vomiting1,286
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)802
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)732
Chest Pain697
Pain674
Anaemia (lack of blood)618
Drug Ineffective579

Most common side effects experienced by males aged 60 (±5) in long term use of Omeprazole Dr 40 Mg:

Side effectNumber of reports
Hypomagnesaemia (electrolyte disturbance in which there is an abnormally low level of magnesium in the blood)15
Anxiety15
Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)14
Hypocalcaemia (levels of calcium in blood serum are abnormally low)14
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)14
Grand Mal Convulsion (a type of generalized seizure that affects the entire brain)10
Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (stomach contents (food or liquid) leak backwards from the stomach into the oesophagus)8
Vitamin B12 Decreased8
Blood Count Abnormal8
Depression6

For people in general (regardless of gender or age):

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

Side effectNumber of reports
Rash Generalised (rash on most of body parts)5,246 (3.83%)
Pyrexia (fever)12,831 (9.37%)
Pruritus (severe itching of the skin)6,255 (4.57%)
Discomfort441 (0.32%)
Cough3,378 (2.47%)
Chills (felling of cold)1,919 (1.40%)

Most common side effects experienced by people in the use of Omeprazole Dr 40 Mg:

Side effectNumber of reports
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)16,530
Diarrhoea14,387
Asthenia (weakness)13,936
Vomiting13,673
Pyrexia (fever)12,831
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)10,180
Drug Ineffective7,810
Pain7,718
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)7,635
Chest Pain6,856

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use of Omeprazole Dr 40 Mg:

Side effectNumber of reports
Diarrhoea175
Anxiety153
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)118
Vomiting116
Hypomagnesaemia (electrolyte disturbance in which there is an abnormally low level of magnesium in the blood)109
Hypocalcaemia (levels of calcium in blood serum are abnormally low)90
Depression89
Fall87
Chest Pain66
Pain65

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