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Review: could Nexium cause Gastric polyps?

We study 71,095 people who have side effects while taking Nexium from FDA and social media. Among them, 159 have Gastric polyps. Find out below who they are, when they have Gastric polyps and more.

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Nexium

Nexium (latest outcomes from 73,041 users) has active ingredients of esomeprazole magnesium. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease.

Gastric polyps

Gastric polyps (abnormal growth of stomach tissue projecting from a mucous membrane) (latest reports from 9,736 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, gastrooesophageal reflux disease, osteopenia, high blood pressure, metastases to bone.

On Jul, 14, 2014: 71,087 people reported to have side effects when taking Nexium. Among them, 159 people (0.22%) have Gastric Polyps. They amount to 1.64% of all the 9,723 people who have Gastric Polyps on eHealthMe.

Trend of Gastric polyps in Nexium reports

Time on Nexium when people have Gastric polyps * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Gastric polyps8.00%8.00%4.00%4.00%28.00%48.00%0.00%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Gastric polyps0.00%0.00%0.64%0.00%0.00%14.01%33.76%51.59%

Severity of Gastric polyps when taking Nexium ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Gastric polyps ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (56 people, 35.22%)
  2. Metastases to bone (17 people, 10.69%)
  3. Hypertension (15 people, 9.43%)
  4. Osteoporosis (14 people, 8.81%)
  5. Depression (13 people, 8.18%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Prilosec (47 people, 29.56%)
  2. Zometa (46 people, 28.93%)
  3. Cytoxan (35 people, 22.01%)
  4. Vioxx (33 people, 20.75%)
  5. Protonix (32 people, 20.13%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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