Omeprazole and Loose stools - from FDA reports


Summary

Loose stools 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 Atenolol, and have Gastrooesophageal reflux disease . We study 155,237 people who have side effects while taking Omeprazole from FDA. Among them, 26 have Loose stools. Find out below who they are, when they have Loose stools and more.

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Omeprazole

Omeprazole has active ingredients of omeprazole. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from Omeprazole 161,264 users)

Loose Stools

Loose stools has been reported by people with osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, depression, irritable bowel syndrome (latest reports from 2,359 Loose stools patients).

On Feb, 25, 2017

155,237 people reported to have side effects when taking Omeprazole.
Among them, 26 people (0.02%) have Loose Stools


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Omeprazole cause Loose stools?

Time on Omeprazole when people have Loose Stools *:

  • < 1 month: 100 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 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 Loose Stools when taking Omeprazole *:

  • female: 53.85 %
  • male: 46.15 %

Age of people who have Loose Stools when taking Omeprazole *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 4.55 %
  • 50-59: 22.73 %
  • 60+: 72.73 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (2 people, 7.69%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (2 people, 7.69%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (1 person, 3.85%)
  • Preventive Health Care (1 person, 3.85%)
  • Depression (1 person, 3.85%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Atenolol (6 people, 23.08%)
  • Folic Acid (5 people, 19.23%)
  • Simvastatin (4 people, 15.38%)
  • Methotrexate (4 people, 15.38%)
  • Gabapentin (4 people, 15.38%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (7 people, 26.92%)
  • Weakness (5 people, 19.23%)
  • Fainting (5 people, 19.23%)
  • Nausea (4 people, 15.38%)
  • Cough (4 people, 15.38%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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