Omeprazole and Rectal bleeding - from FDA reports


Rectal bleeding is found among people who take Omeprazole, especially for people who are female, 60+ old also take medication Lotronex, . We study 155,237 people who have side effects while taking Omeprazole from FDA. Among them, 69 have Rectal bleeding. Find out below who they are, when they have Rectal bleeding and more.

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Omeprazole has active ingredients of omeprazole. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from Omeprazole 161,228 users)

Rectal Bleeding

Rectal bleeding (bleeding from rectum) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, headache, bipolar disorder, birth control, diabetes (latest reports from 3,143 Rectal bleeding patients).

On Jan, 17, 2017

155,237 people reported to have side effects when taking Omeprazole.
Among them, 69 people (0.04%) have Rectal Bleeding

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Omeprazole cause Rectal bleeding?

Gender of people who have Rectal Bleeding when taking Omeprazole *:

  • female: 55.07 %
  • male: 44.93 %

Age of people who have Rectal Bleeding when taking Omeprazole *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 1.64 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 6.56 %
  • 40-49: 11.48 %
  • 50-59: 26.23 %
  • 60+: 54.1 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lotronex (16 people, 23.19%)
  • Celebrex (12 people, 17.39%)
  • Furosemide (10 people, 14.49%)
  • Warfarin Sodium (6 people, 8.70%)
  • Allopurinol (6 people, 8.70%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Melaena (10 people, 14.49%)
  • Blood In Stool (10 people, 14.49%)
  • Nausea (8 people, 11.59%)
  • Haemoglobin Decreased (7 people, 10.14%)
  • Colitis Ischaemic (7 people, 10.14%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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