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Review: could Omeprazole cause Breathing difficulty?

Summary: Breathing difficulty could be caused by Omeprazole, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Aspirin, and have Hypertension.

We study 89,590 people who have side effects while taking Omeprazole from FDA and social media. Among them, 4,530 have Breathing difficulty. Find out below who they are, when they have Breathing difficulty 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.

Breathing difficulty

Breathing difficulty (latest reports from 1,327,328 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, asthma, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

On Apr, 13, 2014: 89,577 people reported to have side effects when taking Omeprazole. Among them, 4,530 people (5.06%) have Breathing Difficulty. They amount to 0.34% of all the 1,344,085 people who have Breathing Difficulty on eHealthMe.

Trend of Breathing difficulty in Omeprazole reports

Time on Omeprazole when people have Breathing difficulty * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Breathing difficulty43.40%23.77%12.08%8.30%7.17%1.51%3.77%

Gender of people who have Breathing difficulty when taking Omeprazole * :

FemaleMale
Breathing difficulty57.41%42.59%

Age of people who have Breathing difficulty when taking Omeprazole * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Breathing difficulty0.07%0.35%1.39%2.46%5.39%10.59%19.11%60.64%

Severity of Breathing difficulty when taking Omeprazole ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Breathing difficulty6.45%58.06%35.48%0.00%

How people recovered from Breathing difficulty ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Breathing difficulty0.00%18.75%81.25%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (585 people, 12.91%)
  2. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (391 people, 8.63%)
  3. Rheumatoid arthritis (322 people, 7.11%)
  4. Pain (290 people, 6.40%)
  5. Depression (235 people, 5.19%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (1,024 people, 22.60%)
  2. Furosemide (635 people, 14.02%)
  3. Simvastatin (581 people, 12.83%)
  4. Lisinopril (525 people, 11.59%)
  5. Lasix (451 people, 9.96%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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