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Review: could Nexium cause Gastric polyps?

Summary: Gastric polyps is found among people who take Nexium, especially for people who are 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Prilosec, and have Gastrooesophageal reflux disease. We study 71,247 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 has active ingredients of esomeprazole magnesium. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from 73,208 Nexium users)

Gastric polyps

Gastric polyps (abnormal growth of stomach tissue projecting from a mucous membrane) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, gastrooesophageal reflux disease, osteopenia, high blood pressure, metastases to bone. (latest reports from 1,115 Gastric polyps patients)

On May, 15, 2015: 71,247 people reported to have side effects when taking Nexium. Among them, 159 people (0.22%) have Gastric Polyps.

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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