Omeprazole and Constipation - from FDA reports


Summary

Constipation 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 Pain. This review analyzes which people have Constipation with Omeprazole. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 155,237 people who have side effects when taking Omeprazole from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Feb, 28, 2017

155,237 people reported to have side effects when taking Omeprazole.
Among them, 3,065 people (1.97%) have Constipation


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Omeprazole cause Constipation?

Time on Omeprazole when people have Constipation *:

  • < 1 month: 38.62 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 22.07 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 18.62 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 4.83 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 5.52 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 9.66 %
  • 10+ years: 0.69 %

Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Omeprazole *:

  • female: 57.79 %
  • male: 42.21 %

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Omeprazole *:

  • 0-1: 0.04 %
  • 2-9: 0.16 %
  • 10-19: 1.57 %
  • 20-29: 3.37 %
  • 30-39: 4.82 %
  • 40-49: 12.29 %
  • 50-59: 20.36 %
  • 60+: 57.35 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (332 people, 10.83%)
  • High Blood Pressure (309 people, 10.08%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (307 people, 10.02%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (253 people, 8.25%)
  • Depression (176 people, 5.74%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (412 people, 13.44%)
  • Furosemide (308 people, 10.05%)
  • Zometa (240 people, 7.83%)
  • Lipitor (224 people, 7.31%)
  • Lisinopril (223 people, 7.28%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (788 people, 25.71%)
  • Diarrhea (647 people, 21.11%)
  • Fatigue (643 people, 20.98%)
  • Abdominal Pain (577 people, 18.83%)
  • Weakness (566 people, 18.47%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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