Nexium and Itching - from FDA reports


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. This review analyzes which people have Itching with Nexium. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 121,122 people who have side effects when taking Nexium from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 08, 2017

121,122 people reported to have side effects when taking Nexium.
Among them, 2,449 people (2.02%) have Itching


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Nexium cause Itching?

Time on Nexium when people have Itching *:

  • < 1 month: 59.03 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 21.53 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 4.17 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 4.17 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 5.56 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 5.56 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Itching when taking Nexium *:

  • female: 71 %
  • male: 29 %

Age of people who have Itching when taking Nexium *:

  • 0-1: 0.05 %
  • 2-9: 0.21 %
  • 10-19: 1.03 %
  • 20-29: 1.65 %
  • 30-39: 6.36 %
  • 40-49: 14.58 %
  • 50-59: 23.53 %
  • 60+: 52.48 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (378 people, 15.43%)
  • High Blood Pressure (263 people, 10.74%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (244 people, 9.96%)
  • Pain (149 people, 6.08%)
  • Asthma (126 people, 5.14%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (302 people, 12.33%)
  • Synthroid (216 people, 8.82%)
  • Lipitor (206 people, 8.41%)
  • Niaspan (183 people, 7.47%)
  • Ambien (169 people, 6.90%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Rashes (873 people, 35.65%)
  • Fatigue (342 people, 13.96%)
  • Nausea (337 people, 13.76%)
  • Pain (310 people, 12.66%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (281 people, 11.47%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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