Review: could Nexium cause Skin Rash?


Summary

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 72,097 people who have side effects while taking Nexium from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,838 have Skin rash. Find out below who they are, when they have Skin rash and more.

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Nexium

Nexium has active ingredients of esomeprazole magnesium. It is often used in gastrooesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from Nexium 73,364 users)

Skin Rash

Skin rash has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, rashes, renal failure acute, abdominal pain, diarrhea (latest reports from 142,131 Skin rash patients).

On Jul, 20, 2016

72,097 people reported to have side effects when taking Nexium.
Among them, 2,838 people (3.94%) have Skin Rash


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Nexium cause Skin rash?

Time on Nexium when people have Skin Rash *:

  • < 1 month: 52.05 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 17.35 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 2.74 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 15.53 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 9.13 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 2.28 %
  • 10+ years: 0.91 %

Gender of people who have Skin Rash when taking Nexium *:

  • female: 68.91 %
  • male: 31.09 %

Age of people who have Skin Rash when taking Nexium *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.21 %
  • 10-19: 0.92 %
  • 20-29: 1.76 %
  • 30-39: 8.57 %
  • 40-49: 15.55 %
  • 50-59: 24.61 %
  • 60+: 48.39 %

Severity if Skin Rash when taking Nexium **:

  • least: 5 %
  • moderate: 65 %
  • severe: 30 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Skin Rash **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (300 people)
  • Hypertension (201 people)
  • Pain (165 people)
  • Depression (150 people)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (136 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (355 people)
  • Zometa (264 people)
  • Ambien (254 people)
  • Prednisone (253 people)
  • Lipitor (251 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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