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

This is a personalized study for a 60 year old male patient. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 141,212 people who take the same drug and have side effectsfrom FDA.

On Jul, 27, 2014: 141,212 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)

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

eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes among males aged 60 (±5):

Side effectNumber of reports
Rash Generalised (rash on most of body parts)534 (4.20%)
Pyrexia (fever)2,090 (16.45%)
Pruritus (severe itching of the skin)878 (6.91%)
Discomfort72 (0.57%)
Cough718 (5.65%)
Chills (felling of cold)406 (3.19%)

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)2,592
Pyrexia (fever)2,090
Diarrhoea1,985
Vomiting1,913
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)1,648
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)1,406
Pain1,324
Chest Pain1,286
Drug Ineffective1,222
Anaemia (lack of blood)1,207

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)30
Hypocalcaemia (levels of calcium in blood serum are abnormally low)28
Anxiety21
Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)21
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)21
Grand Mal Convulsion (a type of generalized seizure that affects the entire brain)20
Nephrotic Syndrome (kidney disease with proteinuria, hypoalbuminemia, and oedema)18
Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (stomach contents (food or liquid) leak backwards from the stomach into the oesophagus)18
Blood Count Abnormal16
Vitamin B12 Decreased16

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)5,960 (4.22%)
Pyrexia (fever)19,798 (14.02%)
Pruritus (severe itching of the skin)9,783 (6.93%)
Discomfort865 (0.61%)
Cough7,062 (5.00%)
Chills (felling of cold)3,449 (2.44%)

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

Side effectNumber of reports
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)24,697
Diarrhoea21,416
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)20,918
Vomiting20,543
Asthenia (weakness)20,140
Pyrexia (fever)19,798
Drug Ineffective16,348
Pain15,212
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)14,655
Chest Pain12,703

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

Side effectNumber of reports
Diarrhoea276
Anxiety248
Hypomagnesaemia (electrolyte disturbance in which there is an abnormally low level of magnesium in the blood)224
Depression206
Vomiting192
Hypocalcaemia (levels of calcium in blood serum are abnormally low)186
Fall182
Pain154
Chest Pain142
Femur Fracture130

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