Nexium and Polymyalgia rheumatica - from FDA reports


Summary

Polymyalgia rheumatica is found among people who take Nexium, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Vioxx, and have Gastroesophageal reflux disease. This review analyzes which people have Polymyalgia rheumatica with Nexium. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 121,122 people who have side effects when taking Nexium from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 11, 2017

121,122 people reported to have side effects when taking Nexium.
Among them, 63 people (0.05%) have Polymyalgia Rheumatica


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Nexium cause Polymyalgia rheumatica?

Time on Nexium when people have Polymyalgia Rheumatica *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 60 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 20 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 20 %

Gender of people who have Polymyalgia Rheumatica when taking Nexium *:

  • female: 73.77 %
  • male: 26.23 %

Age of people who have Polymyalgia Rheumatica when taking Nexium *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 1.89 %
  • 40-49: 1.89 %
  • 50-59: 5.66 %
  • 60+: 90.57 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (14 people, 22.22%)
  • Muscle Spasms (11 people, 17.46%)
  • Toothaches (10 people, 15.87%)
  • Osteoporosis (10 people, 15.87%)
  • Pain (7 people, 11.11%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Vioxx (14 people, 22.22%)
  • Xanax (13 people, 20.63%)
  • Zoloft (12 people, 19.05%)
  • Miralax (11 people, 17.46%)
  • Alprazolam (11 people, 17.46%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain In Extremity (21 people, 33.33%)
  • Fall (21 people, 33.33%)
  • Weakness (20 people, 31.75%)
  • Joint Pain (18 people, 28.57%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (16 people, 25.40%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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