Review: could Nexium cause Magnesium Deficiency?


Summary

Magnesium deficiency is found among people who take Nexium, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Aspirin, and have Gastrooesophageal reflux disease . We study 72,097 people who have side effects while taking Nexium from FDA and social media. Among them, 12 have Magnesium deficiency. Find out below who they are, when they have Magnesium deficiency and more.

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Nexium

Nexium has active ingredients of esomeprazole magnesium. It is often used in gastrooesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from Nexium 73,364 users)

Magnesium Deficiency

Magnesium deficiency (lack of magnesium) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, death, renal failure acute, sepsis, diarrhea (latest reports from 186 Magnesium deficiency patients).

On Jul, 20, 2016

72,097 people reported to have side effects when taking Nexium.
Among them, 12 people (0.02%) have Magnesium Deficiency


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Nexium cause Magnesium deficiency?

Time on Nexium when people have Magnesium Deficiency *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 100 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Magnesium Deficiency when taking Nexium *:

  • female: 91.67 %
  • male: 8.33 %

Age of people who have Magnesium Deficiency when taking Nexium *:

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (5 people)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (4 people)
  • Respiratory Tract Infection (4 people)
  • Atrial Fibrillation (4 people)
  • Urinary Tract Infection (1 person)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Levaquin (8 people)
  • Aspirin (8 people)
  • Lasix (5 people)
  • Humalog (5 people)
  • Folic Acid (5 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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