Review: Itching in Nexium
(By eHealthMe on Dec, 5, 2013)
Severity ratings: 2.2/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
This is a review of Itching by studying 70,913 people who take Nexium. We analyze: the time on Nexium when people have Itching, age of these people, the severity of Itching, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Nexium. The review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Nexium (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of esomeprazole magnesium. It is used in gastroesophageal reflux disease, gastric ulcer, reflux gastritis. Commonly reported side effects of Nexium include nausea aggravated, nausea, pain exacerbated, pain, pain prophylaxis.
Itching has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, multiple sclerosis.
On Dec, 5, 2013: 70,913 people reported to have side effects when taking Nexium. Among them, 1,446 people (2.04%) have Itching.
Time on Nexium when people have Itching * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Itching when taking Nexium * :
Severity of Itching when taking Nexium ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Itching ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (178 people, 12.31%)
- Product used for unknown indication (164 people, 11.34%)
- Hypertension (145 people, 10.03%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (95 people, 6.57%)
- Asthma (78 people, 5.39%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (323 people, 22.34%)
- Niaspan (170 people, 11.76%)
- Lipitor (147 people, 10.17%)
- Lisinopril (133 people, 9.20%)
- Ambien (128 people, 8.85%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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