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Review: could Nexium cause Lower blood pressure (Hypotension)?

Summary: 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 High blood pressure.

We study 71,186 people who have side effects while taking Nexium from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,870 have Lower blood pressure. Find out below who they are, when they have Lower blood pressure 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 73,152 Nexium users)

Lower blood pressure

Lower blood pressure (abnormally low blood pressure) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, depression. (latest reports from 107,393 Lower blood pressure patients)

On Dec, 31, 2014: 71,186 people reported to have side effects when taking Nexium. Among them, 1,870 people (2.63%) have Lower Blood Pressure.

Trend of Lower blood pressure in Nexium reports

Time on Nexium when people have Lower blood pressure * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Lower blood pressure66.67%11.59%4.35%0.00%10.14%2.90%4.35%

Age of people who have Lower blood pressure when taking Nexium * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Lower blood pressure0.51%0.28%0.80%1.71%2.90%14.11%22.88%56.80%

Severity of Lower blood pressure when taking Nexium ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Lower blood pressure0.00%57.14%42.86%0.00%

How people recovered from Lower blood pressure ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Lower blood pressure25.00%0.00%75.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (208 people, 11.12%)
  2. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (180 people, 9.63%)
  3. Pain (169 people, 9.04%)
  4. Depression (125 people, 6.68%)
  5. Multiple myeloma (99 people, 5.29%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (538 people, 28.77%)
  2. Lasix (332 people, 17.75%)
  3. Ambien (286 people, 15.29%)
  4. Plavix (271 people, 14.49%)
  5. Lisinopril (247 people, 13.21%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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