Who have Diverticulitis with Omeprazole?


Summary

Diverticulitis is found among people who take Omeprazole, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have Rheumatoid arthritis . We study 111,192 people who have side effects while taking Omeprazole from FDA and social media. Among them, 339 have Diverticulitis. Find out below who they are, when they have Diverticulitis 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 161,116 users)

Diverticulitis

Diverticulitis (digestive disease which involves the formation of pouches (diverticula) within the bowel wall) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, multiple myeloma (latest reports from 14,665 Diverticulitis patients).

On Nov, 24, 2016

111,192 people reported to have side effects when taking Omeprazole.
Among them, 339 people (0.3%) have Diverticulitis


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Omeprazole cause Diverticulitis?

Time on Omeprazole when people have Diverticulitis *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 8.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 33.33 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 33.33 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 16.67 %

Gender of people who have Diverticulitis when taking Omeprazole *:

  • female: 56.84 %
  • male: 43.16 %

Age of people who have Diverticulitis when taking Omeprazole *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.73 %
  • 40-49: 8.03 %
  • 50-59: 22.63 %
  • 60+: 68.61 %

Severity of Diverticulitis **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 50 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 50 %

How people recovered from Diverticulitis **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (45 people, 13.27%)
  • Prednisone (42 people, 12.39%)
  • Folic Acid (42 people, 12.39%)
  • Simvastatin (38 people, 11.21%)
  • Methotrexate (38 people, 11.21%)

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

Potential co-existing conditions

  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (78 people, 23.01%)
  • High Blood Pressure (45 people, 13.27%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (44 people, 12.98%)
  • Pain (30 people, 8.85%)
  • Osteoporosis (28 people, 8.26%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Pain (48 people, 14.16%)
  • Abdominal Pain (47 people, 13.86%)
  • Fatigue (45 people, 13.27%)
  • Rectal Haemorrhage (42 people, 12.39%)
  • Diarrhea (41 people, 12.09%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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