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Review: could Nexium cause Ulcer?

Summary: Ulcer could be caused by Nexium, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take Aspirin, and have Gastrooesophageal reflux disease.

We study 71,026 people who have side effects while taking Nexium from FDA and social media. Among them, 893 have Ulcer. Find out below who they are, when they have Ulcer and more.

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Nexium

Nexium (latest outcomes from 72,967 users) has active ingredients of esomeprazole magnesium. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease.

Ulcer

Ulcer (stomach ulcer) (latest reports from 177,761 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, pain, rheumatoid arthritis, acupuncture and pain.

On Apr, 13, 2014: 71,021 people reported to have side effects when taking Nexium. Among them, 896 people (1.26%) have Ulcer. They amount to 0.51% of all the 177,301 people who have Ulcer on eHealthMe.

Trend of Ulcer in Nexium reports

Time on Nexium when people have Ulcer * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Ulcer17.78%13.33%24.44%11.11%24.44%4.44%4.44%

Age of people who have Ulcer when taking Nexium * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Ulcer0.00%0.12%0.47%1.89%4.13%11.32%28.89%53.18%

Severity of Ulcer when taking Nexium ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Ulcer0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Ulcer ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Ulcer0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (97 people, 10.83%)
  2. Hypertension (47 people, 5.25%)
  3. Pain (42 people, 4.69%)
  4. Osteoporosis (42 people, 4.69%)
  5. Anxiety (39 people, 4.35%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (206 people, 22.99%)
  2. Prilosec (136 people, 15.18%)
  3. Toprol-xl (123 people, 13.73%)
  4. Ambien (118 people, 13.17%)
  5. Plavix (115 people, 12.83%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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