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Review: could Nexium cause Itching?

Summary: Itching 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 71,227 people who have side effects while taking Nexium from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,450 have Itching. Find out below who they are, when they have Itching 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 73,185 Nexium users)

Itching

Itching has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 88,292 Itching patients)

On Mar, 26, 2015: 71,227 people reported to have side effects when taking Nexium. Among them, 1,450 people (2.04%) have Itching.

Trend of Itching in Nexium reports

Time on Nexium when people have Itching * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Itching54.47%26.02%4.07%4.88%7.32%2.44%0.81%

Age of people who have Itching when taking Nexium * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Itching0.08%0.00%0.95%1.65%7.33%16.00%23.56%50.43%

Severity of Itching when taking Nexium ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Itching18.75%43.75%25.00%12.50%

How people recovered from Itching ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Itching0.00%16.67%83.33%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (178 people, 12.28%)
  2. Hypertension (146 people, 10.07%)
  3. Blood cholesterol increased (95 people, 6.55%)
  4. Asthma (79 people, 5.45%)
  5. Pain (72 people, 4.97%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (324 people, 22.34%)
  2. Niaspan (170 people, 11.72%)
  3. Lipitor (147 people, 10.14%)
  4. Lisinopril (133 people, 9.17%)
  5. Ambien (128 people, 8.83%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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