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 71,227 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 73,177 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 Feb, 20, 2015: 71,205 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 drug interactions between Lotensin, HCTZ, Nexium for a 59-year old woman with Hypertension, Gerd. The patient has Joint Pain, Uti
- A study of drug interactions between Nexium, Crestor for a 49-year old man with Acid Reflux, Cholestasis. The patient has Stomach Scan
- A study of side effects of Alendronate Sodium for a 79-year old woman with Bone Loss. The patient has Bone Loss
- A study of drug interactions between Synthroid, Celexa, Nexium for a 42-year old woman with Hashimoto's Disease, Depression, Ulcer - Duodenal Or Gastric. The patient has Chest Pain
- A study of side effects of Nexium for a 59-year old woman with Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease. The patient has Short-term Memory Loss, Weight Gain
Recent Nexium related drug comparison:
- Comparions of Dexilant, Omeprazole, Nexium for a 65-year old woman who has Ppi
- Comparions of Zantac 300, Nexium for a 44-year old woman who has Ulcer - Duodenal Or Gastric
- Comparions of Adderall 30, Nexium, Propranolol Hydrochloride And Hydrochlorothiazide, Requip Xl, Fluoxetine for a 52-year old woman who has Depression And Restless Leg Syndrome
- Comparions of Ambien, Nexium, Carafate, Dilaudid for a 41-year old woman who has Hip Pain
- Comparions of Nexium, Prilosec Otc for a 53-year old woman who has Acid Reflux
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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