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Review: could Acid reflux cause Tingling in hands or feet?

Summary: Tingling in hands or feet could be caused by Acid reflux, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old, also have Depression, and take Omeprazole.

We study 10,667 people who have Acid reflux from FDA and social media. Among them, 13 have Tingling in hands or feet (Numbness in hands or feet). Find out below who they are, other conditions they have and drugs they take.

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Acid reflux

Acid reflux (latest reports from 43,986 patients) is typically treated by Omeprazole, Nexium, Prilosec, Prevacid, Protonix, Prilosec Otc.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 10,610 people who have acid reflux are studied. Among them, 13 (0.12%) have Tingling In Hands Or Feet. They amount to 0.60% of all the 2,157 people who have Tingling In Hands Or Feet on eHealthMe.

Trend of Tingling in hands or feet in acid reflux reports

Gender of people who have acid reflux and experienced Tingling in hands or feet * :

Tingling in hands or feet84.62%15.38%

Age of people who have acid reflux and experienced Tingling in hands or feet * :

Tingling in hands or feet0.00%0.00%8.33%8.33%33.33%8.33%33.33%16.67%

Severity of the symptom * :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Tingling in hands or feet30.77%46.15%15.38%7.69%

Top co-existing conditions for these people * :

  1. Depression (4 people, 30.77%)
  2. Insomnia (3 people, 23.08%)
  3. Hypertension (2 people, 15.38%)
  4. Adhd (2 people, 15.38%)
  5. Pain - back (2 people, 15.38%)
  6. Generalized anxiety disorder (1 people, 7.69%)
  7. Birth control - over the counter (1 people, 7.69%)
  8. Osteoporosis postmenopausal (1 people, 7.69%)
  9. Hypothyroidism (1 people, 7.69%)
  10. Sleep apnoea syndrome (1 people, 7.69%)

Most common drugs used by these people * :

  1. Omeprazole (4 people, 30.77%)
  2. Nexium (3 people, 23.08%)
  3. Cymbalta (3 people, 23.08%)
  4. Wellbutrin xl (2 people, 15.38%)
  5. Synthroid (2 people, 15.38%)
  6. Lexapro (2 people, 15.38%)
  7. Benicar (2 people, 15.38%)
  8. Protonix (2 people, 15.38%)
  9. Lorazepam (2 people, 15.38%)
  10. Ambien (2 people, 15.38%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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  • Serious side effects didn't happen until I had been on omeprazole over 4 months. (I use synthroid & estrogen patch & occasional flexeril, all of which I have used for years.) I did some research and found other individuals who had similar side effects with omeprazole. I quit that day which was 11 days after serious side effects started(toe/foot/leg/arm/hand tingling/random tingling & burning sensation/enhanced anxiety.) Side effects got worse & I began getting muscle twitches all over. It's been over 8 weeks since I quit & I still have tingling in toes/foot & in areas of legs, flanks, arms, hands,upper back. Muscle twitches reduced but still happen randomly. My regular Dr thought it was radiculopathy from existing disk issues (past car accidents). Had MRI. Saw neurologist who did neuro exam, said he couldn't see any problems; said 99% sure not MS for many reasons, said it comes & goes, effects both sides, MRI(cervical & lumbar)looked okay etc. Both Drs. didn't think it was the omeprazole since these types of reactions are "rare". (Of course, somebody has them.) Neuro says it's idiopathic parathesia. He stopped short of blaming stress. I have read comments from other omeprazole users with the exact same side effects which are still occuring weeks & months later. God I hope this stops soon.


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