Nexium and Gastric polyps - from FDA reports
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 Gastroesophageal reflux disease. This review analyzes which people have Gastric polyps 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 Apr, 21, 2017
121,122 people reported to have side effects when taking Nexium.
Among them, 258 people (0.21%) have Gastric Polyps
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Nexium when people have Gastric Polyps *:
- < 1 month: 9.38 %
- 1 - 6 months: 12.5 %
- 6 - 12 months: 9.38 %
- 1 - 2 years: 6.25 %
- 2 - 5 years: 25.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 34.38 %
- 10+ years: 3.12 %
Gender of people who have Gastric Polyps when taking Nexium *:
- female: 81.82 %
- male: 18.18 %
Age of people who have Gastric Polyps when taking Nexium *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.53 %
- 10-19: 1.58 %
- 20-29: 1.05 %
- 30-39: 4.74 %
- 40-49: 12.63 %
- 50-59: 30.53 %
- 60+: 48.95 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (73 people, 28.29%)
- High Blood Pressure (20 people, 7.75%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (20 people, 7.75%)
- Osteoporosis (19 people, 7.36%)
- Metastases To Bone (19 people, 7.36%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Prilosec (62 people, 24.03%)
- Zometa (53 people, 20.54%)
- Vioxx (38 people, 14.73%)
- Cytoxan (38 people, 14.73%)
- Protonix (37 people, 14.34%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (94 people, 36.43%)
- Hiatal Hernia (69 people, 26.74%)
- Gastritis (66 people, 25.58%)
- Pain (58 people, 22.48%)
- Stress And Anxiety (57 people, 22.09%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Do you have Gastric polyps when taking Nexium?
Nexium has active ingredients of esomeprazole magnesium. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from Nexium 125,070 users)
Gastric polyps (abnormal growth of stomach tissue projecting from a mucous membrane) has been reported by people with gastroesophageal reflux disease, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, osteopenia, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 1,721 Gastric polyps patients).
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