Nexium and High blood pressure - from FDA reports


Summary

High blood pressure is found among people who take Nexium, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Gastrooesophageal reflux disease . We study 114,868 people who have side effects while taking Nexium from FDA. Among them, 4,965 have High blood pressure. Find out below who they are, when they have High blood pressure 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 Nexium 118,702 users)

High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, depression (latest reports from 493,427 High blood pressure patients).

On Jan, 18, 2017

114,868 people reported to have side effects when taking Nexium.
Among them, 4,965 people (4.32%) have High Blood Pressure


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Nexium cause High blood pressure?

Time on Nexium when people have High Blood Pressure *:

  • < 1 month: 22.39 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 12.74 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 5.41 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 6.95 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 18.15 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 16.99 %
  • 10+ years: 17.37 %

Gender of people who have High Blood Pressure when taking Nexium *:

  • female: 68.88 %
  • male: 31.12 %

Age of people who have High Blood Pressure when taking Nexium *:

  • 0-1: 0.1 %
  • 2-9: 0.2 %
  • 10-19: 0.34 %
  • 20-29: 1.38 %
  • 30-39: 4.31 %
  • 40-49: 14.29 %
  • 50-59: 26.25 %
  • 60+: 53.14 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (1,041 people, 20.97%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (485 people, 9.77%)
  • Pain (380 people, 7.65%)
  • Depression (319 people, 6.42%)
  • Osteoporosis (250 people, 5.04%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (632 people, 12.73%)
  • Lipitor (625 people, 12.59%)
  • Crestor (487 people, 9.81%)
  • Lasix (483 people, 9.73%)
  • Prilosec (460 people, 9.26%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Stress And Anxiety (907 people, 18.27%)
  • Pain (896 people, 18.05%)
  • Nausea (844 people, 17.00%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (838 people, 16.88%)
  • Chest Pain (829 people, 16.70%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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