Review: could Omeprazole cause Diverticulitis?
We study 89,722 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 (latest outcomes from 92,596 users) has active ingredients of omeprazole. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease.
Diverticulitis (digestive disease which involves the formation of pouches (diverticula) within the bowel wall) (latest reports from 64,110 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, multiple myeloma.
On Jul, 11, 2014: 89,699 people reported to have side effects when taking Omeprazole. Among them, 294 people (0.33%) have Diverticulitis. They amount to 0.46% of all the 64,081 people who have Diverticulitis on eHealthMe.
Time on Omeprazole when people have Diverticulitis * :
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Gender of people who have Diverticulitis when taking Omeprazole * :
Age of people who have Diverticulitis when taking Omeprazole * :
Severity of Diverticulitis when taking Omeprazole ** :
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How people recovered from Diverticulitis ** :
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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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