Review: could Acid reflux cause Loose bowel movements?
Summary: Loose bowel movements could be caused by Acid reflux, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, also have Depression, and take Omeprazole.
We study 10,642 people who have Acid reflux from FDA and social media. Among them, 104 have Loose bowel movements (Diarrhea). Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.
On Apr, 7, 2014: 10,610 people who have acid reflux are studied. Among them, 104 (0.98%) have Loose Bowel Movements. They amount to 0.01% of all the 1,087,287 people who have Loose Bowel Movements on eHealthMe.
Gender of people who have acid reflux and experienced Loose bowel movements * :
|Loose bowel movements||69.52%||30.48% |
Age of people who have acid reflux and experienced Loose bowel movements * :
|Loose bowel movements||0.96%||0.96%||4.81%||4.81%||17.31%||22.12%||22.12%||27.88% |
Severity of the symptom * :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Loose bowel movements||4.04%||46.46%||38.38%||11.11% |
Top co-existing conditions for these people * :
- Depression (16 people, 15.38%)
- Anxiety (13 people, 12.50%)
- Hypertension (12 people, 11.54%)
- High blood pressure (8 people, 7.69%)
- High blood cholesterol and triglycerides (7 people, 6.73%)
- Pain (7 people, 6.73%)
- High blood cholesterol (7 people, 6.73%)
- Insomnia (5 people, 4.81%)
- Anxiety disorder (5 people, 4.81%)
- Osteoporosis (5 people, 4.81%)
Most common drugs used by these people * :
- Omeprazole (22 people, 21.15%)
- Nexium (17 people, 16.35%)
- Prilosec (11 people, 10.58%)
- Dexilant (10 people, 9.62%)
- Aspirin (10 people, 9.62%)
- Lisinopril (10 people, 9.62%)
- Prevacid (7 people, 6.73%)
- Simvastatin (7 people, 6.73%)
- Zantac (6 people, 5.77%)
- Celexa (6 people, 5.77%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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