Omeprazole and Bone density loss - from FDA reports
Bone density loss is found among people who take Omeprazole, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 10+ years, also take medication Nexium, and have Gastroesophageal reflux disease. This review analyzes which people have Bone density loss with Omeprazole. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 168,361 people who have side effects when taking Omeprazole from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On May, 18, 2017
168,361 people reported to have side effects when taking Omeprazole.
Among them, 199 people (0.12%) have Bone Density Loss
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Omeprazole when people have Bone Density Loss *:
- < 1 month: 4.35 %
- 1 - 6 months: 8.7 %
- 6 - 12 months: 13.04 %
- 1 - 2 years: 21.74 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 17.39 %
- 10+ years: 34.78 %
Gender of people who have Bone Density Loss when taking Omeprazole *:
- female: 80.1 %
- male: 19.9 %
Age of people who have Bone Density Loss when taking Omeprazole *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.6 %
- 10-19: 1.81 %
- 20-29: 1.81 %
- 30-39: 2.41 %
- 40-49: 19.28 %
- 50-59: 24.1 %
- 60+: 50.0 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (68 people, 34.17%)
- Osteoporosis (46 people, 23.12%)
- High Blood Pressure (32 people, 16.08%)
- Pain (27 people, 13.57%)
- Preventive Health Care (20 people, 10.05%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Nexium (63 people, 31.66%)
- Zometa (52 people, 26.13%)
- Celebrex (40 people, 20.10%)
- Prednisone (37 people, 18.59%)
- Dexamethasone (37 people, 18.59%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Pain (72 people, 36.18%)
- Fall (65 people, 32.66%)
- Stress And Anxiety (54 people, 27.14%)
- Osteoporosis (53 people, 26.63%)
- Anaemia (50 people, 25.13%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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