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 72,098 people who have side effects while taking Nexium from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,957 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 73,366 users)

Lower Blood Pressure

Lower blood pressure has been reported by people with thrombocytopenia, acute kidney failure, sepsis, arrhythmias, pneumonia (latest reports from 105,267 Lower blood pressure patients).

On Jul, 24, 2016

72,098 people reported to have side effects when taking Nexium.
Among them, 1,957 people (2.71%) 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: 62.5 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 15.28 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 5.56 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 9.72 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 2.78 %
  • 10+ years: 4.17 %

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

  • female: 59.74 %
  • male: 40.26 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.52 %
  • 2-9: 0.29 %
  • 10-19: 0.81 %
  • 20-29: 1.68 %
  • 30-39: 2.5 %
  • 40-49: 13.36 %
  • 50-59: 23.11 %
  • 60+: 57.72 %

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 (186 people)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (159 people)
  • Pain (153 people)
  • Depression (118 people)
  • Multiple Myeloma (100 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (367 people)
  • Lasix (314 people)
  • Ambien (266 people)
  • Plavix (258 people)
  • Lisinopril (235 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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