Review: could Omeprazole cause Nerve Injury?


Summary

Nerve injury 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 Osteoporosis . We study 111,118 people who have side effects while taking Omeprazole from FDA and social media. Among them, 85 have Nerve injury. Find out below who they are, when they have Nerve injury and more.

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Omeprazole

Omeprazole has active ingredients of omeprazole. It is often used in gastrooesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from Omeprazole 154,416 users)

Nerve Injury

Nerve injury has been reported by people with pain, drug ineffective, feeling abnormal, drowsiness, insomnia (latest reports from 9,433 Nerve injury patients).

On Sep, 17, 2016

111,118 people reported to have side effects when taking Omeprazole.
Among them, 85 people (0.08%) have Nerve Injury


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Omeprazole cause Nerve injury?

Time on Omeprazole when people have Nerve Injury *:

  • < 1 month: 50 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 25 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 25 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Nerve Injury when taking Omeprazole *:

  • female: 82.14 %
  • male: 17.86 %

Age of people who have Nerve Injury when taking Omeprazole *:

  • 0-1: 1.61 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.61 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 3.23 %
  • 40-49: 8.06 %
  • 50-59: 33.87 %
  • 60+: 51.61 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Osteoporosis (14 people, 16.47%)
  • Anxiety (11 people, 12.94%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (10 people, 11.76%)
  • Depression (10 people, 11.76%)
  • Pain (8 people, 9.41%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Forteo (15 people, 17.65%)
  • Aspirin (15 people, 17.65%)
  • Simvastatin (14 people, 16.47%)
  • Gabapentin (14 people, 16.47%)
  • Furosemide (14 people, 16.47%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fall (26 people, 30.59%)
  • Dyspnoea (19 people, 22.35%)
  • Pain In Extremity (18 people, 21.18%)
  • Pain (18 people, 21.18%)
  • Arthralgia (16 people, 18.82%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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