Could Nexium cause Pancreatitis - from FDA reports
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 Seroquel, and have Gastrooesophageal reflux disease . We study 111,996 people who have side effects while taking Nexium from FDA. Among them, 880 have Pancreatitis. Find out below who they are, when they have Pancreatitis and more.
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Nexium has active ingredients of esomeprazole magnesium. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from Nexium 118,640 users)
Pancreatitis (inflammation of pancreas) has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, diabetes, depression, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 36,323 Pancreatitis patients).
On Dec, 01, 2016
111,996 people reported to have side effects when taking Nexium.
Among them, 880 people (0.79%) have Pancreatitis
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Nexium when people have Pancreatitis *:
- < 1 month: 43.18 %
- 1 - 6 months: 6.82 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 13.64 %
- 2 - 5 years: 13.64 %
- 5 - 10 years: 4.55 %
- 10+ years: 18.18 %
Gender of people who have Pancreatitis when taking Nexium *:
- female: 58.38 %
- male: 41.62 %
Age of people who have Pancreatitis when taking Nexium *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.4 %
- 10-19: 4.18 %
- 20-29: 6.61 %
- 30-39: 9.04 %
- 40-49: 16.6 %
- 50-59: 24.16 %
- 60+: 39.0 %
Severity of Pancreatitis **:
- least: 0.0 %
- moderate: 0.0 %
- severe: 50 %
- most severe: 50 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (129 people, 14.66%)
- Depression (95 people, 10.80%)
- High Blood Pressure (84 people, 9.55%)
- Type 2 Diabetes (82 people, 9.32%)
- Pain (81 people, 9.20%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Seroquel (121 people, 13.75%)
- Lisinopril (114 people, 12.95%)
- Byetta (111 people, 12.61%)
- Aspirin (108 people, 12.27%)
- Lipitor (95 people, 10.80%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Nausea (117 people, 13.30%)
- Abdominal Pain (105 people, 11.93%)
- Weight Decreased (101 people, 11.48%)
- Gallstones (97 people, 11.02%)
- Breathing Difficulty (96 people, 10.91%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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