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 92,905 people who have side effects while taking Omeprazole from FDA and social media. Among them, 243 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 gastrooesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from Omeprazole 94,634 users)
Diverticulitis (digestive disease which involves the formation of pouches (diverticula) within the bowel wall) has been reported by people with nephritis, enlarged prostate, paresis, hemochromatosis, blepharitis (latest reports from 8,530 Diverticulitis patients).
On Jul, 19, 2016
92,905 people reported to have side effects when taking Omeprazole.
Among them, 243 people (0.26%) have Diverticulitis
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** Reports from social media are used.
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I have been taking Omeprazole for Barrett's Esophagus for over 16 years. I have had uncontrollable diarrhea for several years. I cannot stop Omeprazole because of the blowback of acid no matter what I try. considering suicide this is a dangerous drug that should be stopped.
I have a long history of misdiagnoses of my diverticulitis and how the associated toxin continues to adversely affect other parts of my internal organs. In 1977, while on active military duty with the US Army, I noticed that I was passing blood in my stool. My symptoms were misdiagnosed by all of the doctors and other attending medical personnel who had access to my medical care at the time and all the way up to 1996, when a female Lt Col Air Force doctor at Ramstein, GE found that my colon was the size of a lead pencil. I was referred to Landsthul, GE military hospital for an elective surgery to remove part of my colon which was determined infected. While drinking “go lite” to clear my colon, I couldn’t pass the medicine. My surgery was declared an emergency because it was determined by the surgeon that my colon was close to bursting. During surgery, eight inches of my colon was removed and a colostomy was performed. A sack was attached to my side in order to bypass the surgical area. In 1988 I had diverticulitis of the appendix and my appendix almost ruptured. The attending doctor at Tinker AFB, OK wasn’t adequately knowledgeable to detect this medical condition. The senior doctor/surgeon apologized for the young doctor’s oversight and misdiagnoses. At the time my appendix health issue wasn’t associated with my diverticulitis because this health condition was still being misdiagnosed by both military and civilian Internal Medicine physicians and other medical personnel. See attachment 1, Diverticulitis of the appendix. 2003 I had prostrate health issues which resulted in surgery to remove my enlarged prostrate. There is no family history for diverticulitis, appendicitis or enlarged prostrate. 2009 my left knee was replaced. In 2011 my right knee was replaced. I believe the toxins generated by my diverticulitis and the long time not being properly diagnosed, distributed these toxins throughout my body settling in these various places to include my joints causing deterioration and subsequent replacement. 2012 a colonoscopy found small amounts of diverticulitis still in my colon. 2014 I have surgery on my left shoulder joint. My right shoulder ACL (?) has health issues too. I believe that various parts of my body where the diverticulitis toxins can settle are deteriorating after years of exposure. I have been dealing with the VA for them to recognize these health issues associated with my diverticulitis, but they won't do the research, so I must fine the connections. I certainly would appreciate any assistance in this health issue.
I started taking Prozac and suffered from extreme nausea. The pharmacist at my local grocery store told me to take Omeprazole. I would take it when the nausea started and then still have to ride it out until the nausea went away. A co-worker said I should take the Omeprazole at night before I went to bed and again in the morning. I have IBS and a low tolerance to medications. I was wondering if anyone knew when I should take the Omeprazole and when I should take the Prozac to prevent the nausea.
My osteopenia has gotten much worse and I am at risk for osteoperosis in my hips. I am 54 and have had scleroderma for 12 years. It is suggested that I take Evista. My question is, am I at risk for kick-starting the progression of my scleroderma by taking this drug?
a few years ago I was taking 1/2 a bottle of NyQuil to sleep during the day because I worked night shifts. Doing so my stomach would burn but it's the only way to get some sleep. Now I've noticed as time passes and I get older it's harder for me to eat anything. Fast food, Milk, Coffee, Soda ...
Having bipolar is a curse. Since starting roaccutane almost two weeks ago, I have started having heavy to extreme mood swings for 5-7 days straight and it's becoming really upsetting for everyone around me. I am also extremely negative and find no pleasure in even the simplest of things. Has ...
I am in pain everyday! My life sucks! I just want to know how to get some relief! Most days I don't want to get out of bed! My feet and legs hurt the most on me but lately my hands are starting to hurt! On my right foot I have a lump on the bottom of my foot, I have bunions(big) on both feet, ...
I started taking Prozac and suffered from extreme nausea. The pharmacist at my local grocery store told me to take Omeprazole. I would take it when the nausea started and then still have to ride it out until the nausea went away. A co-worker said I should take the Omeprazole at night before I ...
I have a long history of misdiagnoses of my diverticulitis and how the associated toxin continues to adversely affect other parts of my internal organs. In 1977, while on active military duty with the US Army, I noticed that I was passing blood in my stool. My symptoms were misdiagnosed by all ...
Hi to all, Had Diverticulitis for while, but only had a name put to the problem about 5yrs. Had loads of antibiotics did seem to help but it always came back. Have had different levels of loose stools since Christmas eve, went on NHS for Colonosapy in Feb which was very painful as parts of the ...
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