Nexium and Frequent bowel movements - from FDA reports


Summary

Frequent bowel movements is found among people who take Nexium, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Gastroesophageal reflux disease. This review analyzes which people have Frequent bowel movements with Nexium. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 121,122 people who have side effects when taking Nexium from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 01, 2017

121,122 people reported to have side effects when taking Nexium.
Among them, 6,663 people (5.5%) have Frequent Bowel Movements


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Nexium cause Frequent bowel movements?

Time on Nexium when people have Frequent Bowel Movements *:

  • < 1 month: 41.36 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 12.3 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 7.33 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 9.95 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 14.92 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 8.12 %
  • 10+ years: 6.02 %

Gender of people who have Frequent Bowel Movements when taking Nexium *:

  • female: 70.56 %
  • male: 29.44 %

Age of people who have Frequent Bowel Movements when taking Nexium *:

  • 0-1: 0.17 %
  • 2-9: 0.24 %
  • 10-19: 1.16 %
  • 20-29: 2.84 %
  • 30-39: 4.59 %
  • 40-49: 12.38 %
  • 50-59: 23.65 %
  • 60+: 54.96 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (1,271 people, 19.08%)
  • High Blood Pressure (574 people, 8.61%)
  • Pain (457 people, 6.86%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (441 people, 6.62%)
  • Depression (332 people, 4.98%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (637 people, 9.56%)
  • Lipitor (561 people, 8.42%)
  • Synthroid (551 people, 8.27%)
  • Lasix (516 people, 7.74%)
  • Prilosec (484 people, 7.26%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (2,048 people, 30.74%)
  • Nausea And Vomiting (1,636 people, 24.55%)
  • Fatigue (1,132 people, 16.99%)
  • Abdominal Pain (1,015 people, 15.23%)
  • Weakness (1,000 people, 15.01%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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