Review: could Nexium cause Ulcer?
We study 71,102 people who have side effects while taking Nexium from FDA and social media. Among them, 894 have Ulcer. Find out below who they are, when they have Ulcer and more.
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Nexium (latest outcomes from 73,049 users) has active ingredients of esomeprazole magnesium. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease.
Ulcer (stomach ulcer) (latest reports from 177,311 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, pain, rheumatoid arthritis, arthritis.
On Jul, 17, 2014: 71,095 people reported to have side effects when taking Nexium. Among them, 897 people (1.26%) have Ulcer. They amount to 0.51% of all the 177,122 people who have Ulcer on eHealthMe.
Time on Nexium when people have Ulcer * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Ulcer when taking Nexium * :
Severity of Ulcer when taking Nexium ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Ulcer ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (97 people, 10.81%)
- Hypertension (47 people, 5.24%)
- Pain (42 people, 4.68%)
- Osteoporosis (42 people, 4.68%)
- Anxiety (39 people, 4.35%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (206 people, 22.97%)
- Prilosec (136 people, 15.16%)
- Toprol-xl (123 people, 13.71%)
- Ambien (118 people, 13.15%)
- Plavix (115 people, 12.82%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (3 days ago):
He has severe hiccups with vomiting that will last for weeks at a time & tend to come in cycles lasting 10-12 days continuous & cycle every 2-3 weeks........ He is unable to speak once it starts and even has severe breathing attacks during hiccups. He has been to the ER multiple times, to no avail. He has had CT's, c-scopes & e-scopes. He has excessive GI reflux & takes Nexium daiiy, with no relief. He has also taken muscle relaxers, tranquilizers, anti-nausea meds, etc....NONE of which resolve the issue.
From this study (2 weeks ago):
I believe alot of my symptoms are related but after seeing 7 different specialists and them running many different tests I still don't have a diagnosis. Many of the tests are abnormal but nothing seems to fit completely together. My gastroenterologist is referring me to a surgeon for severe gastro reflux that can't be controlled with medication. I can't take the ferrous sulfate because of nausea.
rossta75 on Jul, 21, 2014:
I'm not sure what state you live in but I have researched this same issue and THC the active ingredient in Marijuana and a few other active chemicals will calm the stomach and increase appetite. I'm not a user but I am considering it under medical advice.
From this study (2 weeks ago):
Other than cancer; no tumor found; I think the Norco has caused several severe stomach ulcers.
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On eHealthMe, Nexium (esomeprazole magnesium) is often used for gastroesophageal reflux disease. Find out below the conditions Nexium is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
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