Review: could Nexium cause Skin rash (Rashes)?
Summary: Skin rash is found among people who take Nexium, especially for people who are 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Gastrooesophageal reflux disease. We study 71,247 people who have side effects while taking Nexium from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,551 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 73,208 Nexium users)
Skin rash (redness) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, osteoporosis, depression. (latest reports from 146,526 Skin rash patients)
On Apr, 26, 2015: 71,235 people reported to have side effects when taking Nexium. Among them, 2,549 people (3.58%) have Skin Rash.
Time on Nexium when people have Skin rash * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Skin rash||51.92%||16.83%||2.88%||15.87%||9.62%||1.92%||0.96% |
Age of people who have Skin rash when taking Nexium * :
|Skin rash||0.00%||0.21%||0.99%||1.73%||8.63%||15.74%||24.41%||48.29% |
Severity of Skin rash when taking Nexium ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Skin rash||5.26%||68.42%||26.32%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Skin rash ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Skin rash||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (352 people, 13.81%)
- Hypertension (227 people, 8.91%)
- Pain (204 people, 8.00%)
- Depression (189 people, 7.41%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (151 people, 5.92%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (550 people, 21.58%)
- Ambien (306 people, 12.00%)
- Prednisone (305 people, 11.97%)
- Zometa (304 people, 11.93%)
- Lipitor (293 people, 11.49%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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