Review: could Omeprazole cause Itching?
We study 89,769 people who have side effects while taking Omeprazole from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,890 have Itching. Find out below who they are, when they have Itching and more.
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Omeprazole (latest outcomes from 92,634 users) has active ingredients of omeprazole. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease.
Itching (latest reports from 544,806 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, multiple sclerosis.
On Aug, 13, 2014: 89,746 people reported to have side effects when taking Omeprazole. Among them, 1,860 people (2.07%) have Itching. They amount to 0.34% of all the 544,326 people who have Itching on eHealthMe.
Time on Omeprazole when people have Itching * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Itching when taking Omeprazole * :
Age of people who have Itching when taking Omeprazole * :
Severity of Itching when taking Omeprazole ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Itching ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (251 people, 13.49%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (164 people, 8.82%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (136 people, 7.31%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (131 people, 7.04%)
- Pain (113 people, 6.08%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (331 people, 17.80%)
- Simvastatin (186 people, 10.00%)
- Niaspan (182 people, 9.78%)
- Lisinopril (169 people, 9.09%)
- Furosemide (157 people, 8.44%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (11 months ago):
food getting stuck in oesophagus resulting in chest pain.itching severely for no reason and dermographism when scratching
From this study (12 months ago):
Have been itching all over, scalp, ears, face, arms, legs, buttock, everywhere. I have never had this problem before. I have been on lorazepam for years with no problems.
From this study (12 months ago):
Itching all over. Bumpy, itchy rash on trunk worsening - not responding to hydrocortisone creams, Vanos, oral steroids (no longer taking).
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On eHealthMe, Omeprazole (omeprazole) is often used for gastroesophageal reflux disease. Find out below the conditions Omeprazole is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
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