Review: could Nexium cause Polymyalgia rheumatica?
We study 71,095 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 (latest outcomes from 73,041 users) has active ingredients of esomeprazole magnesium. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease.
Polymyalgia rheumatica (pain in many muscles) (latest reports from 9,393 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, osteopenia, gastrooesophageal reflux disease.
On Jul, 14, 2014: 71,087 people reported to have side effects when taking Nexium. Among them, 38 people (0.05%) have Polymyalgia Rheumatica. They amount to 0.40% of all the 9,392 people who have Polymyalgia Rheumatica on eHealthMe.
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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