Omeprazole and Breathing difficulty - from FDA reports
Breathing difficulty is found among people who take Omeprazole, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood pressure . We study 155,237 people who have side effects while taking Omeprazole from FDA. Among them, 8,433 have Breathing difficulty. Find out below who they are, when they have Breathing difficulty and more.
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Omeprazole has active ingredients of omeprazole. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from Omeprazole 161,243 users)
Breathing difficulty has been reported by people with high blood pressure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, asthma, primary pulmonary hypertension, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 284,000 Breathing difficulty patients).
On Feb, 18, 2017
155,237 people reported to have side effects when taking Omeprazole.
Among them, 8,433 people (5.43%) have Breathing Difficulty
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Omeprazole when people have Breathing Difficulty *:
- < 1 month: 50.89 %
- 1 - 6 months: 19.59 %
- 6 - 12 months: 7.89 %
- 1 - 2 years: 6.11 %
- 2 - 5 years: 9.67 %
- 5 - 10 years: 2.8 %
- 10+ years: 3.05 %
Gender of people who have Breathing Difficulty when taking Omeprazole *:
- female: 59.59 %
- male: 40.41 %
Age of people who have Breathing Difficulty when taking Omeprazole *:
- 0-1: 0.14 %
- 2-9: 0.17 %
- 10-19: 1.46 %
- 20-29: 2.37 %
- 30-39: 4.93 %
- 40-49: 9.61 %
- 50-59: 19.05 %
- 60+: 62.27 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- High Blood Pressure (1,058 people, 12.55%)
- Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (911 people, 10.80%)
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (605 people, 7.17%)
- Pain (585 people, 6.94%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (583 people, 6.91%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Aspirin (1,051 people, 12.46%)
- Furosemide (812 people, 9.63%)
- Simvastatin (749 people, 8.88%)
- Lasix (695 people, 8.24%)
- Lisinopril (662 people, 7.85%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Fatigue (1,554 people, 18.43%)
- Chest Pain (1,460 people, 17.31%)
- Weakness (1,232 people, 14.61%)
- Nausea (1,115 people, 13.22%)
- Dizziness (1,085 people, 12.87%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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