Review: could Nexium cause Bone loss?
Summary: Bone loss is found among people who take Nexium, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Gabapentin, and have Gastrooesophageal reflux disease.
We study 71,235 people who have side effects while taking Nexium from FDA and social media. Among them, 78 have Bone loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Bone loss and more.
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Nexium has active ingredients of esomeprazole magnesium. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from 73,196 Nexium users)
Bone loss has been reported by people with osteoporosis, osteopenia, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 2,076 Bone loss patients)
On Mar, 28, 2015: 71,227 people reported to have side effects when taking Nexium. Among them, 78 people (0.11%) have Bone Loss.
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%||10.00%||10.00%||50.00%||30.00% |
Age of people who have Bone loss when taking Nexium * :
|Bone loss||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||1.69%||1.69%||8.47%||22.03%||66.10% |
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, 24.36%)
- Osteoporosis (19 people, 24.36%)
- Sleep disorder (15 people, 19.23%)
- Hypertension (12 people, 15.38%)
- Nausea (11 people, 14.10%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Gabapentin (39 people, 50.00%)
- Ambien (36 people, 46.15%)
- Zometa (35 people, 44.87%)
- Pepcid (33 people, 42.31%)
- Aredia (32 people, 41.03%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of side effects of Nexium for a 70-year old woman with GERD. The patient has Pulmonary Embolism
- A study of side effects of Nexium for a 69-year old man with Indigestion. The patient has Hypertension
- A study of drug interactions between Nasonex, Metoprolol Tartrate, Nexium, Excedrin, Ibuprofen, Centrum, Lisinopril And Hydrochlorothiazide, Gemfibrozil, Levothyroxine Sodium, Alprazolam for a 46-year old man with Allergies, Pvc (premature Ventricular Contraction), Acid Reflux, Headache, Pain, Vitamin D, Hypertension, High Blood Cholesterol, Hypothyroidism, Adjustment Disorder With Mixed Anxiety And Depressed Mood. The patient has Depression, General Pain And Fatigue, Catecholamines, Accessory Spleen, Left Ear Infections - Four Surgeries, Headache
- A study of drug interactions between Pravastatin Sodium, Nexium, Lexapro, Lamotrigine, Truvada, Isentress, Clonazepam for a 68-year old woman with High Blood Cholesterol And Triglycerides, Gerd, Depression, Bipolar 2, Hiv Infection Cdc Category A1, Sleep Phase Rhythm Disturbance. The patient has Headache - Mixed Tension Migraine, Dry Eyes
- A study of side effects of Nexium for a 19-year old boy with GERD. The patient has Anhidrosis
Recent Nexium related drug comparison:
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