Review: could Nexium cause Osteonecrosis of jaw?
Summary: Osteonecrosis of jaw could be caused by Nexium, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take Zometa, and have Multiple myeloma.
We study 71,026 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 (latest outcomes from 72,967 users) has active ingredients of esomeprazole magnesium. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease.
Osteonecrosis of jaw
Osteonecrosis of jaw (death of bone of jaw) (latest reports from 202,430 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, metastases to bone, multiple myeloma, osteopenia, breast cancer.
On Apr, 15, 2014: 71,021 people reported to have side effects when taking Nexium. Among them, 907 people (1.28%) have Osteonecrosis Of Jaw. They amount to 0.45% of all the 201,773 people who have Osteonecrosis Of Jaw on eHealthMe.
Time on Nexium when people have Osteonecrosis of jaw * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Osteonecrosis of jaw||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||50.00%||50.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Osteonecrosis of jaw when taking Nexium * :
|Osteonecrosis of jaw||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||1.10%||2.47%||10.56%||32.37%||53.50% |
Severity of Osteonecrosis of jaw when taking Nexium ** :
How people recovered from Osteonecrosis of jaw ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple myeloma (211 people, 23.26%)
- Metastases to bone (149 people, 16.43%)
- Breast cancer (121 people, 13.34%)
- Osteoporosis (110 people, 12.13%)
- Pain (65 people, 7.17%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (814 people, 89.75%)
- Aredia (559 people, 61.63%)
- Aspirin (328 people, 36.16%)
- Ambien (328 people, 36.16%)
- Prednisone (288 people, 31.75%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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