Review: could Omeprazole cause Glossitis?


Glossitis is found among people who take Omeprazole, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Lyrica, and have Squamous cell carcinoma . We study 107,699 people who have side effects while taking Omeprazole from FDA and social media. Among them, 112 have Glossitis. Find out below who they are, when they have Glossitis and more.

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Omeprazole has active ingredients of omeprazole. It is often used in gastrooesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from Omeprazole 107,016 users)


Glossitis (infection of tongue with soreness) has been reported by people with rashes, fatigue, asthma, hepatic steatosis, memory loss (latest reports from 2,726 Glossitis patients).

On Aug, 24, 2016

107,699 people reported to have side effects when taking Omeprazole.
Among them, 112 people (0.1%) have Glossitis

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Omeprazole cause Glossitis?

Time on Omeprazole when people have Glossitis *:

  • < 1 month: 13.33 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 86.67 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Glossitis when taking Omeprazole *:

  • female: 77.48 %
  • male: 22.52 %

Age of people who have Glossitis when taking Omeprazole *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 1.94 %
  • 30-39: 0.97 %
  • 40-49: 9.71 %
  • 50-59: 45.63 %
  • 60+: 41.75 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Squamous Cell Carcinoma (13 people)
  • Helicobacter Infection (9 people)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (8 people)
  • Prophylaxis (7 people)
  • Breast Cancer (7 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lyrica (37 people)
  • Lasix (36 people)
  • Neurontin (34 people)
  • Gabapentin (34 people)
  • Doxycycline (32 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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