Review: could Omeprazole cause Bone Density Loss?


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 111,118 people who have side effects while taking Omeprazole from FDA and social media. Among them, 157 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 gastrooesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from Omeprazole 154,416 users)

Bone Density Loss

Bone density loss has been reported by people with pain, weakness, back pain, osteoarthritis, fatigue (latest reports from 9,657 Bone density loss patients).

On Sep, 19, 2016

111,118 people reported to have side effects when taking Omeprazole.
Among them, 157 people (0.14%) 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: 5 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 5 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 25 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 20 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 5 %
  • 10+ years: 40 %

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

  • female: 78.85 %
  • male: 21.15 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.74 %
  • 10-19: 0.74 %
  • 20-29: 2.22 %
  • 30-39: 1.48 %
  • 40-49: 18.52 %
  • 50-59: 26.67 %
  • 60+: 49.63 %

Severity if Bone Density Loss when taking Omeprazole **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 100 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (57 people, 36.31%)
  • Osteoporosis (38 people, 24.20%)
  • Hypertension (28 people, 17.83%)
  • Pain (21 people, 13.38%)
  • Prophylaxis (15 people, 9.55%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Nexium (60 people, 38.22%)
  • Zometa (52 people, 33.12%)
  • Celebrex (39 people, 24.84%)
  • Dexamethasone (37 people, 23.57%)
  • Prednisone (36 people, 22.93%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (66 people, 42.04%)
  • Fall (58 people, 36.94%)
  • Anxiety (48 people, 30.57%)
  • Anaemia (48 people, 30.57%)
  • Osteoporosis (47 people, 29.94%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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