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 High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Frequent bowel movements 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, 6,841 people (5.52%) 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: 41.35 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 12.78 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 7.52 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 10.03 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 14.29 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 7.52 %
  • 10+ years: 6.52 %

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: 0.16 %
  • 2-9: 0.25 %
  • 10-19: 1.13 %
  • 20-29: 2.81 %
  • 30-39: 4.59 %
  • 40-49: 12.25 %
  • 50-59: 23.55 %
  • 60+: 55.25 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (585 people, 8.55%)
  • Pain (468 people, 6.84%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (452 people, 6.61%)
  • Depression (341 people, 4.98%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (330 people, 4.82%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (637 people, 9.31%)
  • Synthroid (576 people, 8.42%)
  • Lipitor (570 people, 8.33%)
  • Lasix (531 people, 7.76%)
  • Prilosec (493 people, 7.21%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (2,103 people, 30.74%)
  • Nausea And Vomiting (1,684 people, 24.62%)
  • Fatigue (1,189 people, 17.38%)
  • Abdominal Pain (1,045 people, 15.28%)
  • Weakness (1,034 people, 15.11%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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