Review: could Nexium cause Frequent bowel movements (Diarrhea)?
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 Gastrooesophageal reflux disease.
We study 71,235 people who have side effects while taking Nexium from FDA and social media. Among them, 3,685 have Frequent bowel movements. Find out below who they are, when they have Frequent bowel movements 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)
Frequent bowel movements
Frequent bowel movements has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis. (latest reports from 139,378 Frequent bowel movements patients)
On Mar, 31, 2015: 71,227 people reported to have side effects when taking Nexium. Among them, 3,684 people (5.17%) have Frequent Bowel Movements.
Time on Nexium when people have Frequent bowel movements * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Frequent bowel movements||37.95%||18.46%||5.64%||15.38%||13.33%||6.15%||3.08% |
Age of people who have Frequent bowel movements when taking Nexium * :
|Frequent bowel movements||0.17%||0.20%||1.28%||3.07%||5.12%||12.88%||24.23%||53.04% |
Severity of Frequent bowel movements when taking Nexium ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Frequent bowel movements||2.78%||47.22%||47.22%||2.78% |
How people recovered from Frequent bowel movements ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Frequent bowel movements||9.52%||0.00%||90.48% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (609 people, 16.53%)
- Hypertension (317 people, 8.60%)
- Pain (271 people, 7.36%)
- Osteoporosis (210 people, 5.70%)
- Depression (205 people, 5.56%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (783 people, 21.25%)
- Lasix (410 people, 11.13%)
- Lipitor (394 people, 10.69%)
- Ambien (369 people, 10.02%)
- Prednisone (363 people, 9.85%)
* 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 Nexium, Escitalopram for a 22-year old woman with Acid Reflux, Generalised Anxiety Disorder. The patient has Urinary Frequency Or Urgency, Urine Iron Increased
- A study of side effects of Nexium for a 50-year old man with Gastric Ulcer Surgery. The patient has Dizziness Aggravated, Fatigue - Chronic
- A study of drug interactions between Ibuprofen, Amlodipine Besylate, Nexium for a 55-year old woman with Pain, High Blood Pressure, Acid Reflux. The patient has Increased Thirst, Dry Skin, Diarrhea, Skin Rash, Hair Loss
- A study of side effects of Lisinopril And Hydrochlorothiazide for a 42-year old woman with High Blood Pressure. The patient has Diarrhea
- A study of drug interactions between Zofran, Levocetirizine Dihydrochloride, Mono-linyah, Plaquenil, Hyoscyami Folium, Nexium, Wellbutrin, Lexapro for a 21-year old woman with Nausea, Allergies, Birth Control, Lupus, Irritable Bowel Syndrome, Acid Reflux, Chronic Depression, Anxiety. The patient has Pleuritic Pain, Fatigue - Chronic, Lupus, Headache - Mixed Tension Migraine, Nausea
Recent Nexium related drug comparison:
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