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Review: could Nexium cause Pancreatitis?

Summary: Pancreatitis could be caused by Nexium, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Aspirin, and have Gastrooesophageal reflux disease.

We study 71,021 people who have side effects while taking Nexium from FDA and social media. Among them, 712 have Pancreatitis. Find out below who they are, when they have Pancreatitis and more.

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Nexium

Nexium (latest outcomes from 72,967 users) has active ingredients of esomeprazole magnesium. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease.

Pancreatitis

Pancreatitis (inflammation of pancreas) (latest reports from 196,446 patients) has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, depression, high blood pressure, diabetes, bipolar disorder.

On Apr, 13, 2014: 71,021 people reported to have side effects when taking Nexium. Among them, 712 people (1.00%) have Pancreatitis. They amount to 0.36% of all the 196,385 people who have Pancreatitis on eHealthMe.

Trend of Pancreatitis in Nexium reports

Time on Nexium when people have Pancreatitis * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Pancreatitis56.67%13.33%0.00%16.67%10.00%3.33%0.00%

Age of people who have Pancreatitis when taking Nexium * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Pancreatitis0.00%0.00%5.62%7.33%8.89%17.78%26.05%34.32%

Severity of Pancreatitis when taking Nexium ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Pancreatitis0.00%0.00%60.00%40.00%

How people recovered from Pancreatitis ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Pancreatitis0.00%33.33%66.67%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (83 people, 11.66%)
  2. Depression (81 people, 11.38%)
  3. Hypertension (65 people, 9.13%)
  4. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (64 people, 8.99%)
  5. Anxiety (62 people, 8.71%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (143 people, 20.08%)
  2. Byetta (109 people, 15.31%)
  3. Seroquel (101 people, 14.19%)
  4. Lisinopril (99 people, 13.90%)
  5. Lasix (81 people, 11.38%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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