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Review: could Nexium cause Pancreatitis?





Summary: Pancreatitis 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 Gastrooesophageal reflux disease.

We study 71,175 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.

You are not alone: join a mobile support group for people who take Nexium and have Pancreatitis >>>

Nexium

Nexium has active ingredients of esomeprazole magnesium. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from Nexium 73,133 users)

Pancreatitis

Pancreatitis (inflammation of pancreas) has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, depression, high blood pressure, diabetes, bipolar disorder.(latest reports from Pancreatitis 31,685 patients)

On Nov, 26, 2014: 71,165 people reported to have side effects when taking Nexium. Among them, 712 people (1.00%) have Pancreatitis.

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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