Nexium and Bone loss - from FDA reports


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 Prilosec, and have High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Bone loss with Nexium. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 123,845 people who have side effects when taking Nexium from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 19, 2017

123,845 people reported to have side effects when taking Nexium.
Among them, 226 people (0.18%) have Bone loss


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Nexium cause Bone loss?

Time on Nexium when people have Bone loss *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 8.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 16.67 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 41.67 %
  • 10+ years: 33.33 %

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

  • female: 71.36 %
  • male: 28.64 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.36 %
  • 20-29: 0.68 %
  • 30-39: 7.48 %
  • 40-49: 19.73 %
  • 50-59: 24.49 %
  • 60+: 46.26 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Osteoporosis (28 people, 12.39%)
  • High Blood Pressure (28 people, 12.39%)
  • Indigestion (26 people, 11.50%)
  • Pain (24 people, 10.62%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (23 people, 10.18%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Prilosec (66 people, 29.20%)
  • Zometa (60 people, 26.55%)
  • Ambien (52 people, 23.01%)
  • Gabapentin (51 people, 22.57%)
  • Pepcid (49 people, 21.68%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Osteoporosis (103 people, 45.58%)
  • Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (84 people, 37.17%)
  • Pain (77 people, 34.07%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (74 people, 32.74%)
  • Back Pain (74 people, 32.74%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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