Could Omeprazole cause Osteoporosis - from FDA reports
Osteoporosis is found among people who take Omeprazole, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Nexium, and have Gastrooesophageal reflux disease . We study 155,237 people who have side effects while taking Omeprazole from FDA. Among them, 875 have Osteoporosis. Find out below who they are, when they have Osteoporosis and more.
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Omeprazole has active ingredients of omeprazole. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from Omeprazole 161,176 users)
Osteoporosis (bones weak and more likely to break) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, osteopenia, gastrooesophageal reflux disease, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure (latest reports from 172,599 Osteoporosis patients).
On Dec, 25, 2016
155,237 people reported to have side effects when taking Omeprazole.
Among them, 875 people (0.56%) have Osteoporosis
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Omeprazole when people have Osteoporosis *:
- < 1 month: 9.52 %
- 1 - 6 months: 6.35 %
- 6 - 12 months: 26.98 %
- 1 - 2 years: 17.46 %
- 2 - 5 years: 12.7 %
- 5 - 10 years: 11.11 %
- 10+ years: 15.87 %
Gender of people who have Osteoporosis when taking Omeprazole *:
- female: 76.42 %
- male: 23.58 %
Age of people who have Osteoporosis when taking Omeprazole *:
- 0-1: 0.15 %
- 2-9: 0.3 %
- 10-19: 0.6 %
- 20-29: 2.24 %
- 30-39: 2.69 %
- 40-49: 13.45 %
- 50-59: 25.71 %
- 60+: 54.86 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (247 people, 28.23%)
- Pain (131 people, 14.97%)
- High Blood Pressure (128 people, 14.63%)
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (116 people, 13.26%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (113 people, 12.91%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Nexium (270 people, 30.86%)
- Prednisone (128 people, 14.63%)
- Zometa (123 people, 14.06%)
- Aspirin (120 people, 13.71%)
- Lisinopril (114 people, 13.03%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Osteoarthritis (226 people, 25.83%)
- Pain (218 people, 24.91%)
- Fall (215 people, 24.57%)
- Back Pain (203 people, 23.20%)
- Depression (195 people, 22.29%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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