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. This review analyzes which people have Ulcer with Nexium. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 121,122 people who have side effects when taking Nexium from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Mar, 30, 2017

121,122 people reported to have side effects when taking Nexium.
Among them, 1,539 people (1.27%) have Ulcer


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Nexium cause Ulcer?

Time on Nexium when people have Ulcer *:

  • < 1 month: 19.49 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 19.49 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 13.56 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 5.08 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 22.03 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 9.32 %
  • 10+ years: 11.02 %

Gender of people who have Ulcer when taking Nexium *:

  • female: 67.85 %
  • male: 32.15 %

Age of people who have Ulcer when taking Nexium *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.34 %
  • 10-19: 0.5 %
  • 20-29: 2.43 %
  • 30-39: 3.86 %
  • 40-49: 13.16 %
  • 50-59: 28.5 %
  • 60+: 51.22 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (256 people, 16.63%)
  • High Blood Pressure (113 people, 7.34%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (88 people, 5.72%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (81 people, 5.26%)
  • Pain (81 people, 5.26%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Prilosec (194 people, 12.61%)
  • Aspirin (152 people, 9.88%)
  • Protonix (127 people, 8.25%)
  • Lasix (118 people, 7.67%)
  • Ambien (118 people, 7.67%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (373 people, 24.24%)
  • Pain (278 people, 18.06%)
  • Nausea (262 people, 17.02%)
  • Nausea And Vomiting (254 people, 16.50%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (240 people, 15.59%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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