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Review: could Omeprazole cause Frequent bowel movements?

We study 89,722 people who have side effects while taking Omeprazole from FDA and social media. Among them, 4,043 have Frequent bowel movements. Find out below who they are, when they have Frequent bowel movements and more.

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Omeprazole

Omeprazole (latest outcomes from 92,596 users) has active ingredients of omeprazole. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease.

Frequent bowel movements

Frequent bowel movements (latest reports from 1,100,236 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, depression.

On Jul, 13, 2014: 89,710 people reported to have side effects when taking Omeprazole. Among them, 4,043 people (4.51%) have Frequent Bowel Movements. They amount to 0.37% of all the 1,087,963 people who have Frequent Bowel Movements on eHealthMe.

Trend of Frequent bowel movements in Omeprazole reports

Time on Omeprazole when people have Frequent bowel movements * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Frequent bowel movements43.82%25.54%8.06%2.15%8.33%8.87%3.23%

Gender of people who have Frequent bowel movements when taking Omeprazole * :

FemaleMale
Frequent bowel movements56.86%43.14%

Age of people who have Frequent bowel movements when taking Omeprazole * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Frequent bowel movements0.05%1.34%1.82%3.75%4.95%12.07%19.27%56.76%

Severity of Frequent bowel movements when taking Omeprazole ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Frequent bowel movements11.90%50.00%30.95%7.14%

How people recovered from Frequent bowel movements ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Frequent bowel movements10.00%10.00%80.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (495 people, 12.24%)
  2. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (407 people, 10.07%)
  3. Prophylaxis (319 people, 7.89%)
  4. Pain (302 people, 7.47%)
  5. Rheumatoid arthritis (236 people, 5.84%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (679 people, 16.79%)
  2. Simvastatin (415 people, 10.26%)
  3. Furosemide (401 people, 9.92%)
  4. Lisinopril (397 people, 9.82%)
  5. Acetaminophen (315 people, 7.79%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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