Review: could Nexium cause Bone loss?
Summary: Bone loss could be caused by Nexium, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take Gabapentin, and have Gastrooesophageal reflux disease.
We study 71,021 people who have side effects while taking Nexium from FDA and social media. Among them, 77 have Bone loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Bone loss and more.
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Nexium (latest outcomes from 72,967 users) has active ingredients of esomeprazole magnesium. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease.
Bone loss (latest reports from 16,948 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, osteopenia, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol.
On Apr, 6, 2014: 71,078 people reported to have side effects when taking Nexium. Among them, 77 people (0.11%) have Bone Loss. They amount to 0.46% of all the 16,581 people who have Bone Loss on eHealthMe.
Time on Nexium when people have Bone loss * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Bone loss||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||11.11%||11.11%||55.56%||22.22% |
Age of people who have Bone loss when taking Nexium * :
|Bone loss||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||1.72%||1.72%||8.62%||22.41%||65.52% |
Severity of Bone loss when taking Nexium ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Bone loss||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Bone loss ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Bone loss||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (19 people, 24.68%)
- Osteoporosis (19 people, 24.68%)
- Sleep disorder (15 people, 19.48%)
- Hypertension (12 people, 15.58%)
- Nausea (11 people, 14.29%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Gabapentin (39 people, 50.65%)
- Ambien (36 people, 46.75%)
- Zometa (35 people, 45.45%)
- Pepcid (33 people, 42.86%)
- Aredia (32 people, 41.56%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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