Review: Frequent bowel movements in Omeprazole
(By eHealthMe on Nov, 28, 2013)
Severity ratings: 2.2/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
This is a review of Frequent bowel movements (Diarrhea) by studying 83,605 people who take Omeprazole. We analyze: the time on Omeprazole when people have Frequent bowel movements, gender and age of these people, the severity of Frequent bowel movements, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Omeprazole. The review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Omeprazole (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of omeprazole. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease, gastric ulcer. Commonly reported side effects of Omeprazole include nausea, nausea aggravated, dyspnoea exacerbated, breathing difficulty, nausea and vomiting.
Frequent bowel movements
Frequent bowel movements has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, rheumatoid arthritis, type 2 diabetes, osteoporosis.
On Nov, 26, 2013: 83,539 people reported to have side effects when taking Omeprazole. Among them, 3,714 people (4.45%) have Frequent Bowel Movements.
Time on Omeprazole when people have Frequent bowel movements * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Frequent bowel movements||43.75%||25.89%||6.85%||2.38%||8.63%||9.52%||2.98% |
Gender of people who have Frequent bowel movements when taking Omeprazole * :
|Frequent bowel movements||56.18%||43.82% |
Age of people who have Frequent bowel movements when taking Omeprazole * :
|Frequent bowel movements||0.06%||1.36%||1.48%||3.85%||5.21%||12.19%||18.56%||57.30% |
Severity of Frequent bowel movements when taking Omeprazole ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Frequent bowel movements||11.76%||55.88%||29.41%||2.94% |
How people recovered from Frequent bowel movements ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Frequent bowel movements||7.69%||0.00%||92.31% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (475 people, 12.79%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (394 people, 10.61%)
- Product used for unknown indication (363 people, 9.77%)
- Prophylaxis (303 people, 8.16%)
- Pain (286 people, 7.70%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (645 people, 17.37%)
- Simvastatin (387 people, 10.42%)
- Lisinopril (381 people, 10.26%)
- Furosemide (375 people, 10.10%)
- Acetaminophen (294 people, 7.92%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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