Review: could Omeprazole cause Fluid Retention?


Summary

Fluid retention is found among people who take Omeprazole, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Furosemide, and have Hypertension . We study 107,700 people who have side effects while taking Omeprazole from FDA and social media. Among them, 327 have Fluid retention. Find out below who they are, when they have Fluid retention and more.

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Omeprazole

Omeprazole has active ingredients of omeprazole. It is often used in gastrooesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from Omeprazole 112,454 users)

Fluid Retention

Fluid retention (an abnormal accumulation of fluid in the blood) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, pain, weakness, diarrhea, fatigue (latest reports from 23,045 Fluid retention patients).

On Aug, 28, 2016

107,700 people reported to have side effects when taking Omeprazole.
Among them, 327 people (0.3%) have Fluid Retention


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Omeprazole cause Fluid retention?

Time on Omeprazole when people have Fluid Retention *:

  • < 1 month: 57.69 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 7.69 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 15.38 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 11.54 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 3.85 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 3.85 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Fluid Retention when taking Omeprazole *:

  • female: 62.58 %
  • male: 37.42 %

Age of people who have Fluid Retention when taking Omeprazole *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.71 %
  • 10-19: 1.06 %
  • 20-29: 2.47 %
  • 30-39: 4.24 %
  • 40-49: 11.31 %
  • 50-59: 13.78 %
  • 60+: 66.43 %

Severity if Fluid Retention when taking Omeprazole **:

  • least: 16.67 %
  • moderate: 50.0 %
  • severe: 33.33 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Fluid Retention **:

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (41 people)
  • Prophylaxis (37 people)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (27 people)
  • Depression (27 people)
  • Pain (23 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Furosemide (70 people)
  • Lasix (40 people)
  • Aspirin (37 people)
  • Allopurinol (34 people)
  • Prednisone (33 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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