Review: could Nexium cause Lower Blood Pressure?


Lower blood pressure 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 Hypertension . We study 88,623 people who have side effects while taking Nexium from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,089 have Lower blood pressure. Find out below who they are, when they have Lower blood pressure and more.

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Nexium has active ingredients of esomeprazole magnesium. It is often used in gastrooesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from Nexium 88,997 users)

Lower Blood Pressure

Lower blood pressure has been reported by people with thrombocytopenia, acute kidney failure, sepsis, arrhythmias, pneumonia (latest reports from 116,064 Lower blood pressure patients).

On Aug, 21, 2016

88,623 people reported to have side effects when taking Nexium.
Among them, 2,089 people (2.36%) have Lower Blood Pressure

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Nexium cause Lower blood pressure?

Time on Nexium when people have Lower Blood Pressure *:

  • < 1 month: 52.81 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 17.98 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 6.74 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 2.25 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 12.36 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 3.37 %
  • 10+ years: 4.49 %

Gender of people who have Lower Blood Pressure when taking Nexium *:

  • female: 59.92 %
  • male: 40.08 %

Age of people who have Lower Blood Pressure when taking Nexium *:

  • 0-1: 0.55 %
  • 2-9: 0.33 %
  • 10-19: 1.1 %
  • 20-29: 1.7 %
  • 30-39: 2.52 %
  • 40-49: 13.5 %
  • 50-59: 23.55 %
  • 60+: 56.75 %

Severity if Lower Blood Pressure when taking Nexium **:

  • least: 22.22 %
  • moderate: 44.44 %
  • severe: 33.33 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Lower Blood Pressure **:

  • while on drug: 16.67 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 83.33 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (225 people)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (213 people)
  • Pain (179 people)
  • Depression (139 people)
  • Multiple Myeloma (103 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (401 people)
  • Lasix (331 people)
  • Ambien (293 people)
  • Plavix (260 people)
  • Prednisone (252 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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