Review: could Omeprazole cause Orthostatic hypotension?
Summary: Orthostatic hypotension is found among people who take Omeprazole, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have High blood pressure.
We study 89,908 people who have side effects while taking Omeprazole from FDA and social media. Among them, 228 have Orthostatic hypotension. Find out below who they are, when they have Orthostatic hypotension and more.
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Omeprazole has active ingredients of omeprazole. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from 92,810 Omeprazole users)
Orthostatic hypotension (a medical condition consisting of a sudden decrease in blood pressure when a person stands up) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, multiple myeloma, pain, schizophrenia. (latest reports from 7,179 Orthostatic hypotension patients)
On Dec, 29, 2014: 89,890 people reported to have side effects when taking Omeprazole. Among them, 228 people (0.25%) have Orthostatic Hypotension.
Time on Omeprazole when people have Orthostatic hypotension * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Orthostatic hypotension||25.00%||25.00%||0.00%||25.00%||0.00%||25.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Orthostatic hypotension when taking Omeprazole * :
|Orthostatic hypotension||49.14%||50.86% |
Age of people who have Orthostatic hypotension when taking Omeprazole * :
|Orthostatic hypotension||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.48%||1.44%||1.44%||13.94%||82.69% |
Severity of Orthostatic hypotension when taking Omeprazole ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Orthostatic hypotension||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Orthostatic hypotension ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Orthostatic hypotension||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (30 people, 13.16%)
- Anxiety (21 people, 9.21%)
- Metastases to bone (18 people, 7.89%)
- Multiple myeloma (14 people, 6.14%)
- Pain (13 people, 5.70%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (72 people, 31.58%)
- Hydrochlorothiazide (41 people, 17.98%)
- Zometa (34 people, 14.91%)
- Vitamin d (31 people, 13.60%)
- Furosemide (30 people, 13.16%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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