Omeprazole and Diverticulitis - from FDA reports
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 Methotrexate, and have Rheumatoid arthritis. This review analyzes which people have Diverticulitis with Omeprazole. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 168,361 people who have side effects when taking Omeprazole from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On Apr, 16, 2017
168,361 people reported to have side effects when taking Omeprazole.
Among them, 546 people (0.32%) have Diverticulitis
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Omeprazole when people have Diverticulitis *:
- < 1 month: 0.0 %
- 1 - 6 months: 6.67 %
- 6 - 12 months: 40.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 6.67 %
- 2 - 5 years: 26.67 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 20.0 %
Gender of people who have Diverticulitis when taking Omeprazole *:
- female: 59.85 %
- male: 40.15 %
Age of people who have Diverticulitis when taking Omeprazole *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 0.23 %
- 30-39: 0.46 %
- 40-49: 8.28 %
- 50-59: 21.61 %
- 60+: 69.43 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (119 people, 21.79%)
- Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (78 people, 14.29%)
- High Blood Pressure (77 people, 14.10%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (53 people, 9.71%)
- Pain (52 people, 9.52%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Methotrexate (56 people, 10.26%)
- Humira (45 people, 8.24%)
- Aspirin (45 people, 8.24%)
- Prednisone (44 people, 8.06%)
- Folic Acid (42 people, 7.69%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Abdominal Pain (73 people, 13.37%)
- Fatigue (66 people, 12.09%)
- Diarrhea (65 people, 11.90%)
- Pain (62 people, 11.36%)
- Weight Decreased (58 people, 10.62%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Do you have Diverticulitis when taking Omeprazole?
Omeprazole has active ingredients of omeprazole. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from Omeprazole 174,574 users)
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