Nexium and Skin rash - from FDA reports
Skin rash 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 114,868 people who have side effects while taking Nexium from FDA. Among them, 4,069 have Skin rash. Find out below who they are, when they have Skin rash 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 118,710 users)
Skin rash has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, hepatitis c, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 263,402 Skin rash patients).
On Feb, 24, 2017
114,868 people reported to have side effects when taking Nexium.
Among them, 4,069 people (3.54%) have Skin Rash
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Nexium when people have Skin Rash *:
- < 1 month: 50.82 %
- 1 - 6 months: 19.34 %
- 6 - 12 months: 2.95 %
- 1 - 2 years: 12.79 %
- 2 - 5 years: 8.2 %
- 5 - 10 years: 2.95 %
- 10+ years: 2.95 %
Gender of people who have Skin Rash when taking Nexium *:
- female: 68.79 %
- male: 31.21 %
Age of people who have Skin Rash when taking Nexium *:
- 0-1: 0.06 %
- 2-9: 0.24 %
- 10-19: 0.79 %
- 20-29: 1.85 %
- 30-39: 6.75 %
- 40-49: 14.62 %
- 50-59: 24.41 %
- 60+: 51.26 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (656 people, 16.12%)
- High Blood Pressure (401 people, 9.86%)
- Pain (305 people, 7.50%)
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (271 people, 6.66%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (271 people, 6.66%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Aspirin (430 people, 10.57%)
- Synthroid (348 people, 8.55%)
- Lasix (342 people, 8.41%)
- Prednisone (338 people, 8.31%)
- Lipitor (334 people, 8.21%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Itching (840 people, 20.64%)
- Pain (695 people, 17.08%)
- Nausea (676 people, 16.61%)
- Fatigue (572 people, 14.06%)
- Breathing Difficulty (570 people, 14.01%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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