Nexium and Ulcer - from FDA reports


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 114,868 people who have side effects while taking Nexium from FDA. Among them, 1,478 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 118,710 users)

Ulcer

Ulcer has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, pain, multiple sclerosis (latest reports from 43,821 Ulcer patients).

On Jan, 27, 2017

114,868 people reported to have side effects when taking Nexium.
Among them, 1,478 people (1.29%) have Ulcer


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Nexium cause Ulcer?

Time on Nexium when people have Ulcer *:

  • < 1 month: 20.41 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 13.27 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 14.29 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 7.14 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 25.51 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 9.18 %
  • 10+ years: 10.2 %

Gender of people who have Ulcer when taking Nexium *:

  • female: 67.9 %
  • male: 32.1 %

Age of people who have Ulcer when taking Nexium *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.35 %
  • 10-19: 0.52 %
  • 20-29: 2.52 %
  • 30-39: 4.0 %
  • 40-49: 13.29 %
  • 50-59: 28.41 %
  • 60+: 50.91 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (237 people, 16.04%)
  • High Blood Pressure (101 people, 6.83%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (84 people, 5.68%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (80 people, 5.41%)
  • Pain (77 people, 5.21%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Prilosec (190 people, 12.86%)
  • Aspirin (152 people, 10.28%)
  • Protonix (121 people, 8.19%)
  • Ambien (117 people, 7.92%)
  • Lasix (114 people, 7.71%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (366 people, 24.76%)
  • Pain (273 people, 18.47%)
  • Nausea (255 people, 17.25%)
  • Nausea And Vomiting (247 people, 16.71%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (234 people, 15.83%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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