Review: could Aspirin cause Stomach Pain?


Summary

Stomach pain is found among people who take Aspirin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lipitor, and have Hypertension . We study 184,991 people who have side effects while taking Aspirin from FDA and social media. Among them, 4,062 have Stomach pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Stomach pain and more.

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Aspirin

Aspirin has active ingredients of aspirin. It is often used in preventive health care. (latest outcomes from Aspirin 272,197 users)

Stomach Pain

Stomach pain has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, rashes, abdominal pain, diarrhea, chest pain (latest reports from 122,071 Stomach pain patients).

On Sep, 16, 2016

184,991 people reported to have side effects when taking Aspirin.
Among them, 4,062 people (2.2%) have Stomach Pain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Aspirin cause Stomach pain?

Time on Aspirin when people have Stomach Pain *:

  • < 1 month: 23.84 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 18.02 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 6.98 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 11.63 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 13.37 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 15.12 %
  • 10+ years: 11.05 %

Gender of people who have Stomach Pain when taking Aspirin *:

  • female: 56.65 %
  • male: 43.35 %

Age of people who have Stomach Pain when taking Aspirin *:

  • 0-1: 0.12 %
  • 2-9: 0.35 %
  • 10-19: 0.67 %
  • 20-29: 1.56 %
  • 30-39: 3.91 %
  • 40-49: 9.13 %
  • 50-59: 19.27 %
  • 60+: 65.0 %

Severity if Stomach Pain when taking Aspirin **:

  • least: 2.56 %
  • moderate: 53.85 %
  • severe: 33.33 %
  • most severe: 10.26 %

How people recovered from Stomach Pain **:

  • while on drug: 5 %
  • after off the drug: 10 %
  • not yet: 85 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (392 people, 9.65%)
  • Pain (254 people, 6.25%)
  • Diabetes Mellitus (187 people, 4.60%)
  • Osteoporosis (184 people, 4.53%)
  • Atrial Fibrillation (170 people, 4.19%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lipitor (610 people, 15.02%)
  • Lasix (609 people, 14.99%)
  • Lisinopril (588 people, 14.48%)
  • Plavix (504 people, 12.41%)
  • Simvastatin (471 people, 11.60%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (1,335 people, 32.87%)
  • Diarrhoea (1,048 people, 25.80%)
  • Vomiting (1,012 people, 24.91%)
  • Dyspnoea (826 people, 20.33%)
  • Pain (730 people, 17.97%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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