Nexium and Ulcer - from FDA reports
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 High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Ulcer with Nexium. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 123,845 people who have side effects when taking Nexium from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Jul, 22, 2017
123,845 people reported to have side effects when taking Nexium.
Among them, 1,562 people (1.26%) have Ulcer
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Nexium when people have Ulcer *:
- < 1 month: 19.47 %
- 1 - 6 months: 15.93 %
- 6 - 12 months: 15.04 %
- 1 - 2 years: 5.31 %
- 2 - 5 years: 24.78 %
- 5 - 10 years: 9.73 %
- 10+ years: 9.73 %
Gender of people who have Ulcer when taking Nexium *:
- female: 67.88 %
- male: 32.12 %
Age of people who have Ulcer when taking Nexium *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.33 %
- 10-19: 0.5 %
- 20-29: 2.39 %
- 30-39: 3.8 %
- 40-49: 13.13 %
- 50-59: 28.41 %
- 60+: 51.45 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- High Blood Pressure (116 people, 7.43%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (89 people, 5.70%)
- Stress And Anxiety (82 people, 5.25%)
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (71 people, 4.55%)
- Depression (68 people, 4.35%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Prilosec (194 people, 12.42%)
- Aspirin (152 people, 9.73%)
- Protonix (128 people, 8.19%)
- Ambien (120 people, 7.68%)
- Lasix (119 people, 7.62%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Nausea (266 people, 17.03%)
- Stress And Anxiety (241 people, 15.43%)
- Weight Decreased (203 people, 13.00%)
- Back Pain (202 people, 12.93%)
- Diarrhea (190 people, 12.16%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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i seriously need to find an alternative to propanolol. my stomach is giving me hell as i already have suffered from ulcers and i feel awful. The propanalol does stop my heart from racing but i need a safer alternative for me. HELP!!
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