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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

Nexium has active ingredients of esomeprazole magnesium. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from 73,208 Nexium users)

Loose stools

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.

Trend of Loose stools in Nexium reports

Time on Nexium when people have Loose stools * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Loose stools0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%50.00%50.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Loose stools when taking Nexium * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Loose stools0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%3.70%18.52%22.22%55.56%

Severity of Loose stools when taking Nexium ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Loose stools0.00%50.00%50.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Loose stools ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Loose stools0.00%50.00%50.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Osteoporosis (4 people, 11.43%)
  2. Arthritis (3 people, 8.57%)
  3. Nasal congestion (2 people, 5.71%)
  4. Osteopenia (2 people, 5.71%)
  5. Hypertension (2 people, 5.71%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Vioxx (9 people, 25.71%)
  2. Aspirin (9 people, 25.71%)
  3. Forteo (5 people, 14.29%)
  4. Paxil (5 people, 14.29%)
  5. Celebrex (5 people, 14.29%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • These are the 3 main prescription drugs I take on a daily basis. can any of them cause the above problems. Thank You

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