Omeprazole and Osteoporosis - from FDA reports


Summary

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. This review analyzes which people have Osteoporosis with Omeprazole. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 155,237 people who have side effects when taking Omeprazole from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Feb, 25, 2017

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:

Could Omeprazole cause Osteoporosis?

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.

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Do you have Osteoporosis when taking Omeprazole?

Omeprazole

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