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Review: could Omeprazole cause Breathing difficulty?
Summary: 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 Hypertension.
We study 89,854 people who have side effects while taking Omeprazole from FDA and social media. Among them, 4,535 have Breathing difficulty. Find out below who they are, when they have Breathing difficulty and more.
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Omeprazole (latest outcomes from 92,740 users) has active ingredients of omeprazole. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease.
Breathing difficulty (latest reports from 1,368,514 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, asthma, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
On Oct, 28, 2014: 89,814 people reported to have side effects when taking Omeprazole. Among them, 4,535 people (5.05%) have Breathing Difficulty.
Time on Omeprazole when people have Breathing difficulty * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Breathing difficulty||42.75%||23.79%||11.90%||8.55%||7.43%||1.49%||4.09% |
Gender of people who have Breathing difficulty when taking Omeprazole * :
|Breathing difficulty||57.42%||42.58% |
Age of people who have Breathing difficulty when taking Omeprazole * :
|Breathing difficulty||0.07%||0.35%||1.39%||2.48%||5.41%||10.57%||19.11%||60.61% |
Severity of Breathing difficulty when taking Omeprazole ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Breathing difficulty||5.56%||61.11%||33.33%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Breathing difficulty ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Breathing difficulty||0.00%||14.29%||85.71% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (586 people, 12.92%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (391 people, 8.62%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (323 people, 7.12%)
- Pain (290 people, 6.39%)
- Depression (235 people, 5.18%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (1,024 people, 22.58%)
- Furosemide (635 people, 14.00%)
- Simvastatin (582 people, 12.83%)
- Lisinopril (525 people, 11.58%)
- Lasix (451 people, 9.94%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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