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Review: could Nexium cause Osteonecrosis of jaw?





Summary: Osteonecrosis of jaw is found among people who take Nexium, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Zometa, and have Multiple myeloma.

We study 71,175 people who have side effects while taking Nexium from FDA and social media. Among them, 907 have Osteonecrosis of jaw. Find out below who they are, when they have Osteonecrosis of jaw 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 Nexium 73,133 users)

Osteonecrosis of jaw

Osteonecrosis of jaw (death of bone of jaw) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, metastases to bone, multiple myeloma, osteopenia, breast cancer.(latest reports from Osteonecrosis of jaw 14,665 patients)

On Dec, 2, 2014: 71,175 people reported to have side effects when taking Nexium. Among them, 907 people (1.27%) have Osteonecrosis Of Jaw.

Trend of Osteonecrosis of jaw in Nexium reports

Time on Nexium when people have Osteonecrosis of jaw * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Osteonecrosis of jaw0.00%0.00%0.00%50.00%50.00%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Osteonecrosis of jaw when taking Nexium * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Osteonecrosis of jaw0.00%0.00%0.00%1.10%2.47%10.56%32.37%53.50%

Severity of Osteonecrosis of jaw when taking Nexium ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Osteonecrosis of jaw ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Multiple myeloma (211 people, 23.26%)
  2. Metastases to bone (149 people, 16.43%)
  3. Breast cancer (121 people, 13.34%)
  4. Osteoporosis (110 people, 12.13%)
  5. Pain (65 people, 7.17%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (814 people, 89.75%)
  2. Aredia (559 people, 61.63%)
  3. Aspirin (328 people, 36.16%)
  4. Ambien (328 people, 36.16%)
  5. Prednisone (288 people, 31.75%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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