Nexium and Loose stools - from FDA reports


Loose stools is found among people who take Nexium, especially for people who are female, 60+ old also take medication Vioxx, and have Osteoporosis. This review analyzes which people have Loose stools with Nexium. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 123,845 people who have side effects when taking Nexium from FDA , and is updated regularly.

What to expect?

If you take Nexium and have Loose stools, find out what symptoms you could have in 1 year or longer.

You are not alone!

Join a support group for people who take Nexium and have Loose stools

Personalized health information

On eHealthMe you can find out what patients like me (same gender, age) reported their drugs and conditions on FDA since 1977. Our tools are simple to use, anonymous and free. Start now >>>

On Oct, 23, 2017

123,845 people reported to have side effects when taking Nexium.
Among them, 33 people (0.03%) have Loose stools

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Nexium cause Loose stools?

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

  • female: 93.94 %
  • male: 6.06 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 4 %
  • 40-49: 20 %
  • 50-59: 24 %
  • 60+: 52 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Osteoporosis (4 people, 12.12%)
  • Sinusitis - Chronic (2 people, 6.06%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (2 people, 6.06%)
  • Osteopenia (2 people, 6.06%)
  • Gastritis (2 people, 6.06%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Vioxx (9 people, 27.27%)
  • Paxil (5 people, 15.15%)
  • Forteo (5 people, 15.15%)
  • Celebrex (5 people, 15.15%)
  • Aspirin (5 people, 15.15%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (11 people, 33.33%)
  • Dizziness (8 people, 24.24%)
  • Diarrhea (8 people, 24.24%)
  • Joint Pain (6 people, 18.18%)
  • Abdominal Pain (6 people, 18.18%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

Subscribe to the study: get notified of updates to the study.

Do you have Loose stools when taking Nexium?

Expand the study to include all drugs with the same ingredients

Loose stools and drugs with ingredients of esomeprazole magnesium.

Expand the study to include reports from both FDA and eHealthMe

Loose stools and Nexium from FDA and eHealthMe reports


Nexium has active ingredients of esomeprazole magnesium. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from Nexium 127,920 users)

Loose stools

Loose stools has been reported by people with osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, depression, irritable bowel syndrome (latest reports from 2,389 Loose stools patients).

Browse all side effects of Nexium

a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z

Drugs that are associated with Loose stools

Loose stools

Could your condition cause Loose stools

Loose stools

Related studies

What would happen?

Forecast new side effects and undetected conditions when you take Nexium and have Loose stools.

Questions to the study

More questions >

User reviews to the study

More reviews >