Omeprazole and 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. This review analyzes which people have Itching with Omeprazole. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 168,361 people who have side effects when taking Omeprazole from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On Apr, 30, 2017
168,361 people reported to have side effects when taking Omeprazole.
Among them, 3,571 people (2.12%) have Itching
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Omeprazole when people have Itching *:
- < 1 month: 61.67 %
- 1 - 6 months: 15.42 %
- 6 - 12 months: 7.93 %
- 1 - 2 years: 3.08 %
- 2 - 5 years: 3.52 %
- 5 - 10 years: 5.29 %
- 10+ years: 3.08 %
Gender of people who have Itching when taking Omeprazole *:
- female: 63.8 %
- male: 36.2 %
Age of people who have Itching when taking Omeprazole *:
- 0-1: 0.07 %
- 2-9: 0.55 %
- 10-19: 1.3 %
- 20-29: 2.02 %
- 30-39: 6.64 %
- 40-49: 11.43 %
- 50-59: 22.51 %
- 60+: 55.49 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- High Blood Pressure (492 people, 13.78%)
- Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (447 people, 12.52%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (352 people, 9.86%)
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (303 people, 8.49%)
- Pain (264 people, 7.39%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Aspirin (297 people, 8.32%)
- Lisinopril (252 people, 7.06%)
- Humira (248 people, 6.94%)
- Simvastatin (223 people, 6.24%)
- Prednisone (210 people, 5.88%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Rashes (1,207 people, 33.80%)
- Fatigue (476 people, 13.33%)
- Nausea (438 people, 12.27%)
- Breathing Difficulty (422 people, 11.82%)
- Pain (409 people, 11.45%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Do you have Itching when taking Omeprazole?
Omeprazole has active ingredients of omeprazole. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from Omeprazole 174,658 users)
Itching has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 159,849 Itching patients).
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