Who have Constipation with Omeprazole?


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 . We study 111,197 people who have side effects while taking Omeprazole from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,158 have Constipation. Find out below who they are, when they have Constipation and more.

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Omeprazole

Omeprazole has active ingredients of omeprazole. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from Omeprazole 161,106 users)

Constipation

Constipation has been reported by people with osteoporosis, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, depression (latest reports from 135,346 Constipation patients).

On Nov, 27, 2016

111,197 people reported to have side effects when taking Omeprazole.
Among them, 2,158 people (1.94%) have Constipation


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Omeprazole cause Constipation?

Time on Omeprazole when people have Constipation *:

  • < 1 month: 26.09 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 23.91 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 19.57 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 8.7 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 10.14 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 7.97 %
  • 10+ years: 2.9 %

Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Omeprazole *:

  • female: 56.44 %
  • male: 43.56 %

Age of people who have Constipation when taking Omeprazole *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.22 %
  • 10-19: 1.33 %
  • 20-29: 3.27 %
  • 30-39: 4.72 %
  • 40-49: 14.32 %
  • 50-59: 22.7 %
  • 60+: 53.39 %

Severity of Constipation **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 51.52 %
  • severe: 42.42 %
  • most severe: 6.06 %

How people recovered from Constipation **:

  • while on drug: 4.35 %
  • after off the drug: 4.35 %
  • not yet: 91.3 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (415 people, 19.23%)
  • Furosemide (306 people, 14.18%)
  • Simvastatin (226 people, 10.47%)
  • Zometa (223 people, 10.33%)
  • Lisinopril (223 people, 10.33%)

Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Omeprazole, learn more )

Potential co-existing conditions

  • Pain (206 people, 9.55%)
  • High Blood Pressure (204 people, 9.45%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (184 people, 8.53%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (159 people, 7.37%)
  • Depression (123 people, 5.70%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Nausea (560 people, 25.95%)
  • Diarrhea (451 people, 20.90%)
  • Weakness (433 people, 20.06%)
  • Fatigue (426 people, 19.74%)
  • Abdominal Pain (418 people, 19.37%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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