Omeprazole and Bone density loss - from FDA reports


Summary

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 Gastrooesophageal reflux disease . We study 155,237 people who have side effects while taking Omeprazole from FDA. Among them, 192 have Bone density loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Bone density loss and more.

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Omeprazole

Omeprazole has active ingredients of omeprazole. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from Omeprazole 161,243 users)

Bone Density Loss

Bone density loss has been reported by people with osteoporosis, osteopenia, gastrooesophageal reflux disease, depression, high blood pressure (latest reports from 9,805 Bone density loss patients).

On Feb, 04, 2017

155,237 people reported to have side effects when taking Omeprazole.
Among them, 192 people (0.12%) have Bone Density Loss


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Omeprazole cause Bone density loss?

Time on Omeprazole when people have Bone Density Loss *:

  • < 1 month: 4.76 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 9.52 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 14.29 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 19.05 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 19.05 %
  • 10+ years: 33.33 %

Gender of people who have Bone Density Loss when taking Omeprazole *:

  • female: 79.89 %
  • male: 20.11 %

Age of people who have Bone Density Loss when taking Omeprazole *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.62 %
  • 10-19: 1.86 %
  • 20-29: 1.86 %
  • 30-39: 1.86 %
  • 40-49: 19.88 %
  • 50-59: 24.84 %
  • 60+: 49.07 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (68 people, 35.42%)
  • Osteoporosis (44 people, 22.92%)
  • High Blood Pressure (32 people, 16.67%)
  • Pain (26 people, 13.54%)
  • Preventive Health Care (20 people, 10.42%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Nexium (63 people, 32.81%)
  • Zometa (52 people, 27.08%)
  • Celebrex (39 people, 20.31%)
  • Prednisone (37 people, 19.27%)
  • Dexamethasone (37 people, 19.27%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (71 people, 36.98%)
  • Fall (63 people, 32.81%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (53 people, 27.60%)
  • Osteoporosis (52 people, 27.08%)
  • Anaemia (50 people, 26.04%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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