Who have Ulcer with Nexium?


Summary

Ulcer is found among people who take Nexium, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Prilosec, and have Gastrooesophageal reflux disease . We study 111,986 people who have side effects while taking Nexium from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,454 have Ulcer. Find out below who they are, when they have Ulcer and more.

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Nexium

Nexium has active ingredients of esomeprazole magnesium. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from Nexium 118,635 users)

Ulcer

Ulcer has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, pain, multiple sclerosis (latest reports from 43,790 Ulcer patients).

On Nov, 23, 2016

111,986 people reported to have side effects when taking Nexium.
Among them, 1,454 people (1.3%) have Ulcer


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Nexium cause Ulcer?

Time on Nexium when people have Ulcer *:

  • < 1 month: 16.33 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 12.24 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 13.27 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 9.18 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 27.55 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 11.22 %
  • 10+ years: 10.2 %

Gender of people who have Ulcer when taking Nexium *:

  • female: 68.06 %
  • male: 31.94 %

Age of people who have Ulcer when taking Nexium *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.27 %
  • 10-19: 0.53 %
  • 20-29: 2.65 %
  • 30-39: 4.16 %
  • 40-49: 13.35 %
  • 50-59: 28.38 %
  • 60+: 50.66 %

Severity of Ulcer **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 33.33 %
  • severe: 66.67 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Ulcer **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 33.33 %
  • not yet: 66.67 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Prilosec (190 people, 13.07%)
  • Aspirin (149 people, 10.25%)
  • Protonix (119 people, 8.18%)
  • Ambien (117 people, 8.05%)
  • Xanax (113 people, 7.77%)

Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Nexium, learn more )

Potential co-existing conditions

  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (234 people, 16.09%)
  • High Blood Pressure (97 people, 6.67%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (81 people, 5.57%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (81 people, 5.57%)
  • Pain (76 people, 5.23%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (363 people, 24.97%)
  • Pain (268 people, 18.43%)
  • Nausea (251 people, 17.26%)
  • Nausea And Vomiting (243 people, 16.71%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (230 people, 15.82%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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