Review: could Omeprazole cause Diverticulitis?
Summary: Diverticulitis is found among people who take Omeprazole, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Aspirin, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.
We study 89,946 people who have side effects while taking Omeprazole from FDA and social media. Among them, 294 have Diverticulitis. Find out below who they are, when they have Diverticulitis and more.
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Omeprazole has active ingredients of omeprazole. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from 92,849 Omeprazole users)
Diverticulitis (digestive disease which involves the formation of pouches (diverticula) within the bowel wall) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, multiple myeloma. (latest reports from 10,152 Diverticulitis patients)
On Feb, 13, 2015: 89,946 people reported to have side effects when taking Omeprazole. Among them, 294 people (0.33%) have Diverticulitis.
Time on Omeprazole when people have Diverticulitis * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Diverticulitis when taking Omeprazole * :
Age of people who have Diverticulitis when taking Omeprazole * :
Severity of Diverticulitis when taking Omeprazole ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Diverticulitis ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rheumatoid arthritis (62 people, 21.09%)
- Prophylaxis (29 people, 9.86%)
- Hypertension (28 people, 9.52%)
- Osteoporosis (24 people, 8.16%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (24 people, 8.16%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (46 people, 15.65%)
- Prednisone (39 people, 13.27%)
- Furosemide (39 people, 13.27%)
- Folic acid (36 people, 12.24%)
- Methotrexate (35 people, 11.90%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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