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Review: could Omeprazole cause Diverticulitis?

We study 89,769 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

Omeprazole (latest outcomes from 92,674 users) has active ingredients of omeprazole. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease.

Diverticulitis

Diverticulitis (digestive disease which involves the formation of pouches (diverticula) within the bowel wall) (latest reports from 64,288 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, multiple myeloma.

On Sep, 9, 2014: 89,769 people reported to have side effects when taking Omeprazole. Among them, 294 people (0.33%) have Diverticulitis.

Trend of Diverticulitis in Omeprazole reports

Time on Omeprazole when people have Diverticulitis * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Diverticulitis0.00%25.00%33.33%0.00%33.33%0.00%8.33%

Gender of people who have Diverticulitis when taking Omeprazole * :

FemaleMale
Diverticulitis57.88%42.12%

Age of people who have Diverticulitis when taking Omeprazole * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Diverticulitis0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%1.57%9.02%19.61%69.80%

Severity of Diverticulitis when taking Omeprazole ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Diverticulitis0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%

How people recovered from Diverticulitis ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Diverticulitis0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (62 people, 21.09%)
  2. Prophylaxis (29 people, 9.86%)
  3. Hypertension (28 people, 9.52%)
  4. Osteoporosis (24 people, 8.16%)
  5. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (24 people, 8.16%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (46 people, 15.65%)
  2. Prednisone (39 people, 13.27%)
  3. Furosemide (39 people, 13.27%)
  4. Folic acid (36 people, 12.24%)
  5. Methotrexate (35 people, 11.90%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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