Review: could Acid reflux cause Loose bowel movements?
We study 10,975 people who have Acid reflux from FDA and social media. Among them, 108 have Loose bowel movements (Diarrhea). Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.
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Acid reflux (latest reports from 45,153 patients) is typically treated by Omeprazole, Nexium, Prilosec, Prevacid, Protonix, Prilosec Otc.
Loose bowel movements
Loose bowel movements (weak bowel movement) (latest reports from 1,100,747 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, depression.
On Jul, 12, 2014: 10,922 people who have acid reflux are studied. Among them, 107 (0.98%) have Loose Bowel Movements. They amount to 0.01% of all the 1,086,010 people who have Loose Bowel Movements on eHealthMe.
Gender of people who have acid reflux and experienced Loose bowel movements * :
|Loose bowel movements||68.52%||31.48% |
Age of people who have acid reflux and experienced Loose bowel movements * :
|Loose bowel movements||0.93%||0.93%||4.67%||5.61%||16.82%||22.43%||21.50%||28.04% |
Severity of the symptom * :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Loose bowel movements||3.92%||45.10%||39.22%||11.76% |
Top co-existing conditions for these people * :
- Depression (16 people, 14.95%)
- Anxiety (14 people, 13.08%)
- Hypertension (12 people, 11.21%)
- High blood pressure (9 people, 8.41%)
- High blood cholesterol and triglycerides (8 people, 7.48%)
- High blood cholesterol (7 people, 6.54%)
- Pain (7 people, 6.54%)
- Osteoporosis (5 people, 4.67%)
- Anxiety disorder (5 people, 4.67%)
- Insomnia (5 people, 4.67%)
Most common drugs used by these people * :
- Omeprazole (23 people, 21.50%)
- Nexium (18 people, 16.82%)
- Prilosec (11 people, 10.28%)
- Dexilant (11 people, 10.28%)
- Aspirin (11 people, 10.28%)
- Lisinopril (10 people, 9.35%)
- Simvastatin (7 people, 6.54%)
- Prevacid (7 people, 6.54%)
- Celexa (6 people, 5.61%)
- Zantac (6 people, 5.61%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Hiatus hernia/fungus surgery 7/2013. Stopped medication.
Gastro-intestinal problems after surgery to present.
Restarted medication. Diarrhea infrequent, always gas. Involuntary hand,foot movement increased.confusion
Increased,improved after dosage increase from 20 to 40mg. Took 40mg for many years.'
From this study (3 months ago):
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help on Apr, 9, 2014:
hair loss maybe due to thyroid issues?
From this study (6 months ago):
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