Review: could Nexium cause Polymyalgia rheumatica?
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 Muscle spasms.
We study 71,205 people who have side effects while taking Nexium from FDA and social media. Among them, 38 have Polymyalgia rheumatica. Find out below who they are, when they have Polymyalgia rheumatica and more.
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Nexium has active ingredients of esomeprazole magnesium. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from 73,177 Nexium users)
Polymyalgia rheumatica (pain in many muscles) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, osteopenia, pain. (latest reports from 2,258 Polymyalgia rheumatica patients)
On Feb, 4, 2015: 71,205 people reported to have side effects when taking Nexium. Among them, 38 people (0.05%) have Polymyalgia Rheumatica.
Time on Nexium when people have Polymyalgia rheumatica * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Polymyalgia rheumatica||0.00%||33.33%||0.00%||0.00%||33.33%||0.00%||33.33% |
Age of people who have Polymyalgia rheumatica when taking Nexium * :
|Polymyalgia rheumatica||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||5.26%||94.74% |
Severity of Polymyalgia rheumatica when taking Nexium ** :
How people recovered from Polymyalgia rheumatica ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Muscle spasms (10 people, 26.32%)
- Toothache (9 people, 23.68%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (8 people, 21.05%)
- Depression (4 people, 10.53%)
- Bone neoplasm malignant (3 people, 7.89%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Vioxx (12 people, 31.58%)
- Xanax (11 people, 28.95%)
- Eligard (9 people, 23.68%)
- Miralax (9 people, 23.68%)
- Tobramycin (9 people, 23.68%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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