Could Omeprazole cause Itching - from FDA reports
Itching 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 . We study 155,237 people who have side effects while taking Omeprazole from FDA. Among them, 3,318 have Itching. Find out below who they are, when they have Itching and more.
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Omeprazole has active ingredients of omeprazole. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from Omeprazole 161,176 users)
Itching has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 150,315 Itching patients).
On Dec, 28, 2016
155,237 people reported to have side effects when taking Omeprazole.
Among them, 3,318 people (2.14%) have Itching
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Omeprazole when people have Itching *:
- < 1 month: 58.8 %
- 1 - 6 months: 16.67 %
- 6 - 12 months: 7.87 %
- 1 - 2 years: 3.24 %
- 2 - 5 years: 4.17 %
- 5 - 10 years: 5.56 %
- 10+ years: 3.7 %
Gender of people who have Itching when taking Omeprazole *:
- female: 63.63 %
- male: 36.37 %
Age of people who have Itching when taking Omeprazole *:
- 0-1: 0.07 %
- 2-9: 0.55 %
- 10-19: 1.31 %
- 20-29: 2.05 %
- 30-39: 6.83 %
- 40-49: 11.5 %
- 50-59: 22.06 %
- 60+: 55.62 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- High Blood Pressure (464 people, 13.98%)
- Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (413 people, 12.45%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (333 people, 10.04%)
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (280 people, 8.44%)
- Pain (240 people, 7.23%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Aspirin (297 people, 8.95%)
- Lisinopril (252 people, 7.59%)
- Humira (240 people, 7.23%)
- Simvastatin (223 people, 6.72%)
- Prednisone (210 people, 6.33%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Rashes (1,121 people, 33.79%)
- Fatigue (430 people, 12.96%)
- Nausea (411 people, 12.39%)
- Breathing Difficulty (397 people, 11.97%)
- Pain (377 people, 11.36%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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