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Review: could Omeprazole magnesium cause Constipation?

We study 630 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

Omeprazole magnesium (latest outcomes from 660 users) has active ingredients of omeprazole magnesium. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease.

Constipation

Constipation (latest reports from 512,316 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, depression, high blood cholesterol.

On Sep, 17, 2014: 630 people reported to have side effects when taking Omeprazole magnesium. Among them, 16 people (2.54%) have Constipation.

Trend of Constipation in Omeprazole magnesium reports

Time on Omeprazole magnesium when people have Constipation * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Constipation0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Omeprazole magnesium * :

FemaleMale
Constipation68.75%31.25%

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Omeprazole magnesium * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Constipation0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%7.14%14.29%42.86%35.71%

Severity of Constipation when taking Omeprazole magnesium ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Constipation0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Constipation ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Constipation0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (5 people, 31.25%)
  2. Pain (5 people, 31.25%)
  3. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (3 people, 18.75%)
  4. Complex regional pain syndrome (3 people, 18.75%)
  5. Blood cholesterol (2 people, 12.50%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Vicodin (4 people, 25.00%)
  2. Hydrochlorothiazide (4 people, 25.00%)
  3. Lisinopril (3 people, 18.75%)
  4. Losartan potassium (3 people, 18.75%)
  5. Baclofen (3 people, 18.75%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (3 weeks ago):

  • I have taken omeprazole for a few years for acid reflux that's occurs daily at all tines during the day. After using short term ppi like tuna I eventually moved to one a days. I use generic brand omeprazole. I stopped taking it after reading side effects my reflux is still there but not as severe as before but what may be coincidence I started having blood in my stool. Bright red both in the stool and on toilet paper sometimes I only release blood instead of stool. I have stomach cramps now. This problem has lasted for a couple weeks now getting worse as far as cramps. It does not appear to be a lot of blood which is hard to notice because any small amount turns the water red. If I were to guess the amount I would say about ten drops sometimes worse and sometimes none at all.

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