Nexium and Gastric polyps - from FDA reports


Summary

Gastric polyps 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 Gastrooesophageal reflux disease . We study 114,868 people who have side effects while taking Nexium from FDA. Among them, 247 have Gastric polyps. Find out below who they are, when they have Gastric polyps and more.

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Nexium

Nexium has active ingredients of esomeprazole magnesium. It is often used in False. (latest outcomes from Nexium 118,695 users)

Gastric Polyps

Gastric polyps (abnormal growth of stomach tissue projecting from a mucous membrane) has been reported by people with gastrooesophageal reflux disease, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, osteopenia, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 1,636 Gastric polyps patients).

On Feb, 14, 2017

114,868 people reported to have side effects when taking Nexium.
Among them, 247 people (0.22%) have Gastric Polyps


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Nexium cause Gastric polyps?

Time on Nexium when people have Gastric Polyps *:

  • < 1 month: 6.9 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 17.24 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 10.34 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 10.34 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 17.24 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 34.48 %
  • 10+ years: 3.45 %

Gender of people who have Gastric Polyps when taking Nexium *:

  • female: 81.62 %
  • male: 18.38 %

Age of people who have Gastric Polyps when taking Nexium *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.55 %
  • 10-19: 1.64 %
  • 20-29: 1.09 %
  • 30-39: 4.37 %
  • 40-49: 12.57 %
  • 50-59: 31.15 %
  • 60+: 48.63 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (69 people, 27.94%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (20 people, 8.10%)
  • Osteoporosis (19 people, 7.69%)
  • Metastases To Bone (19 people, 7.69%)
  • High Blood Pressure (18 people, 7.29%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Prilosec (62 people, 25.10%)
  • Zometa (53 people, 21.46%)
  • Vioxx (38 people, 15.38%)
  • Cytoxan (38 people, 15.38%)
  • Protonix (37 people, 14.98%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (92 people, 37.25%)
  • Hiatal Hernia (68 people, 27.53%)
  • Gastritis (66 people, 26.72%)
  • Pain (58 people, 23.48%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (56 people, 22.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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