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Review: could Omeprazole cause Osteoporosis?

We study 89,759 people who have side effects while taking Omeprazole from FDA and social media. Among them, 381 have Osteoporosis. Find out below who they are, when they have Osteoporosis and more.

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Omeprazole

Omeprazole (latest outcomes from 92,634 users) has active ingredients of omeprazole. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease.

Osteoporosis

Osteoporosis (bones weak and more likely to break) (latest reports from 216,549 patients) has been reported by people with osteopenia, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, high blood cholesterol.

On Aug, 12, 2014: 89,746 people reported to have side effects when taking Omeprazole. Among them, 407 people (0.45%) have Osteoporosis. They amount to 0.19% of all the 215,825 people who have Osteoporosis on eHealthMe.

Trend of Osteoporosis in Omeprazole reports

Time on Omeprazole when people have Osteoporosis * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Osteoporosis22.22%5.56%27.78%0.00%5.56%13.89%25.00%

Gender of people who have Osteoporosis when taking Omeprazole * :

FemaleMale
Osteoporosis78.22%21.78%

Age of people who have Osteoporosis when taking Omeprazole * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Osteoporosis0.00%0.00%0.00%1.96%1.96%16.53%27.45%52.10%

Severity of Osteoporosis when taking Omeprazole ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Osteoporosis33.33%16.67%50.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Osteoporosis ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Osteoporosis0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (63 people, 15.48%)
  2. Osteoporosis (57 people, 14.00%)
  3. Pain (48 people, 11.79%)
  4. Hypertension (45 people, 11.06%)
  5. Multiple myeloma (43 people, 10.57%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (91 people, 22.36%)
  2. Aredia (89 people, 21.87%)
  3. Aspirin (80 people, 19.66%)
  4. Morphine (75 people, 18.43%)
  5. Prednisone (67 people, 16.46%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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