Review: could Nexium cause Loose stools?
Summary: Loose stools 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 Vioxx, and have Osteoporosis. We study 71,247 people who have side effects while taking Nexium from FDA and social media. Among them, 35 have Loose stools. Find out below who they are, when they have Loose stools and more.
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Nexium has active ingredients of esomeprazole magnesium. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from 73,208 Nexium users)
Loose stools has been reported by people with osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, depression, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 2,351 Loose stools patients)
On May, 8, 2015: 71,247 people reported to have side effects when taking Nexium. Among them, 35 people (0.05%) have Loose Stools.
Time on Nexium when people have Loose stools * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Loose stools||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||50.00%||50.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Loose stools when taking Nexium * :
|Loose stools||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||3.70%||18.52%||22.22%||55.56% |
Severity of Loose stools when taking Nexium ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Loose stools||0.00%||50.00%||50.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Loose stools ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Loose stools||0.00%||50.00%||50.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Osteoporosis (4 people, 11.43%)
- Arthritis (3 people, 8.57%)
- Nasal congestion (2 people, 5.71%)
- Osteopenia (2 people, 5.71%)
- Hypertension (2 people, 5.71%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Vioxx (9 people, 25.71%)
- Aspirin (9 people, 25.71%)
- Forteo (5 people, 14.29%)
- Paxil (5 people, 14.29%)
- Celebrex (5 people, 14.29%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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