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 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:

Could Nexium cause Gastric polyps?

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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