Review: could Omeprazole magnesium cause Constipation?
Summary: Constipation could be caused by Omeprazole magnesium, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take Vicodin, and have Hypertension.
We study 625 people who have side effects while taking Omeprazole magnesium from FDA and social media. Among them, 16 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation and more.
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Omeprazole magnesium (latest outcomes from 644 users) has active ingredients of omeprazole magnesium. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease. Commonly reported side effects of Omeprazole magnesium include skin blushing/flushing, fever, itching, nausea, joint pain.
Constipation (latest reports from 506,392 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol.
On Apr, 11, 2014: 625 people reported to have side effects when taking Omeprazole magnesium. Among them, 16 people (2.56%) have Constipation. They amount to 0.00% of all the 504,732 people who have Constipation on eHealthMe.
Time on Omeprazole magnesium when people have Constipation * :
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Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Omeprazole magnesium * :
Age of people who have Constipation when taking Omeprazole magnesium * :
Severity of Constipation when taking Omeprazole magnesium ** :
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How people recovered from Constipation ** :
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Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (5 people, 31.25%)
- Pain (5 people, 31.25%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (3 people, 18.75%)
- Complex regional pain syndrome (3 people, 18.75%)
- Blood cholesterol (2 people, 12.50%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Vicodin (4 people, 25.00%)
- Hydrochlorothiazide (4 people, 25.00%)
- Lisinopril (3 people, 18.75%)
- Losartan potassium (3 people, 18.75%)
- Baclofen (3 people, 18.75%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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On eHealthMe, Omeprazole Magnesium (omeprazole magnesium) is often used for gastroesophageal reflux disease. Find out below the conditions Omeprazole Magnesium is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
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I have stopped using this drug as it has cause me a lot of problems as stated above and the Pharmaceutical drug company knew about my effects they just don't care or they would make better drugs with less side effects idiot scientist.
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