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Review: could Nexium cause Bone loss?

We study 71,095 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 73,041 users) has active ingredients of esomeprazole magnesium. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease.

Bone loss

Bone loss (latest reports from 17,236 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, osteopenia, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol.

On Jul, 17, 2014: 71,095 people reported to have side effects when taking Nexium. Among them, 77 people (0.11%) have Bone Loss. They amount to 0.45% of all the 17,208 people who have Bone Loss on eHealthMe.

Trend of Bone loss in Nexium reports

Time on Nexium when people have Bone loss * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Bone loss0.00%0.00%0.00%11.11%11.11%55.56%22.22%

Age of people who have Bone loss when taking Nexium * :

Bone loss0.00%0.00%0.00%1.72%1.72%8.62%22.41%65.52%

Severity of Bone loss when taking Nexium ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Bone loss0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Bone loss ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Bone loss0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (19 people, 24.68%)
  2. Osteoporosis (19 people, 24.68%)
  3. Sleep disorder (15 people, 19.48%)
  4. Hypertension (12 people, 15.58%)
  5. Nausea (11 people, 14.29%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Gabapentin (39 people, 50.65%)
  2. Ambien (36 people, 46.75%)
  3. Zometa (35 people, 45.45%)
  4. Pepcid (33 people, 42.86%)
  5. Aredia (32 people, 41.56%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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On eHealthMe, Nexium (esomeprazole magnesium) is often used for gastroesophageal reflux disease. Find out below the conditions Nexium is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

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