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Review: could Omeprazole cause Bone density loss?

Summary: Bone density loss could be caused by Omeprazole, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take Zometa, and have Gastrooesophageal reflux disease.

We study 89,590 people who have side effects while taking Omeprazole from FDA and social media. Among them, 100 have Bone density loss. Find out below who they are, when they have Bone density loss and more.

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Omeprazole

Omeprazole (latest outcomes from 92,443 users) has active ingredients of omeprazole. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease.

Bone density loss

Bone density loss (latest reports from 45,740 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, osteopenia, depression, breast cancer, high blood pressure.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 89,754 people reported to have side effects when taking Omeprazole. Among them, 100 people (0.11%) have Bone Density Loss. They amount to 0.22% of all the 45,444 people who have Bone Density Loss on eHealthMe.

Trend of Bone density loss in Omeprazole reports

Time on Omeprazole when people have Bone density loss * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Bone density loss0.00%0.00%60.00%6.67%0.00%0.00%33.33%

Gender of people who have Bone density loss when taking Omeprazole * :

FemaleMale
Bone density loss83.33%16.67%

Age of people who have Bone density loss when taking Omeprazole * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Bone density loss0.00%0.93%0.00%0.93%0.00%30.84%28.97%38.32%

Severity of Bone density loss when taking Omeprazole ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Bone density loss0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Bone density loss ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (35 people, 35.00%)
  2. Osteoporosis (25 people, 25.00%)
  3. Hypertension (23 people, 23.00%)
  4. Pain (16 people, 16.00%)
  5. Muscle spasms (15 people, 15.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (47 people, 47.00%)
  2. Nexium (40 people, 40.00%)
  3. Dexamethasone (34 people, 34.00%)
  4. Zoloft (33 people, 33.00%)
  5. Chemotherapeutics nos (33 people, 33.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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