Omeprazole and Frequent bowel movements - from FDA reports


Summary

Frequent bowel movements 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 Aspirin, and have High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Frequent bowel movements 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, 20, 2017

168,361 people reported to have side effects when taking Omeprazole.
Among them, 9,089 people (5.4%) have Frequent Bowel Movements


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Omeprazole cause Frequent bowel movements?

Time on Omeprazole when people have Frequent Bowel Movements *:

  • < 1 month: 43.95 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 23.46 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 7.26 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 4.47 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 6.89 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 8.94 %
  • 10+ years: 5.03 %

Gender of people who have Frequent Bowel Movements when taking Omeprazole *:

  • female: 59.38 %
  • male: 40.62 %

Age of people who have Frequent Bowel Movements when taking Omeprazole *:

  • 0-1: 0.12 %
  • 2-9: 0.8 %
  • 10-19: 1.49 %
  • 20-29: 2.94 %
  • 30-39: 4.54 %
  • 40-49: 10.5 %
  • 50-59: 19.88 %
  • 60+: 59.73 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (1,056 people, 11.62%)
  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (1,049 people, 11.54%)
  • Pain (655 people, 7.21%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (575 people, 6.33%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (555 people, 6.11%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (685 people, 7.54%)
  • Humira (673 people, 7.40%)
  • Simvastatin (579 people, 6.37%)
  • Lisinopril (528 people, 5.81%)
  • Amlodipine (516 people, 5.68%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (2,233 people, 24.57%)
  • Nausea And Vomiting (2,169 people, 23.86%)
  • Fatigue (1,491 people, 16.40%)
  • Abdominal Pain (1,341 people, 14.75%)
  • Weakness (1,202 people, 13.22%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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