Review: could Omeprazole cause Rectal bleeding?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 4, 2014)
Severity ratings: 1.6/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 83,841 people who take Omeprazole. Among them, 80 have Rectal bleeding. See who they are, when they have Rectal bleeding and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Omeprazole (latest outcomes from 92,355 users) has active ingredients of omeprazole. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease, gastric ulcer. Commonly reported side effects of Omeprazole include nausea aggravated, nausea, breathing difficulty, nausea and vomiting, dyspnoea exacerbated.
Rectal bleeding (bleeding from rectum) (latest reports from 9,928 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, stress and anxiety, gastroesophageal reflux disease.
On Mar, 4, 2014: 83,841 people reported to have side effects when taking Omeprazole. Among them, 80 people (0.10%) have Rectal Bleeding.
Time on Omeprazole when people have Rectal bleeding * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Rectal bleeding||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||60.00%||40.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Rectal bleeding when taking Omeprazole * :
|Rectal bleeding||53.75%||46.25% |
Age of people who have Rectal bleeding when taking Omeprazole * :
|Rectal bleeding||0.00%||2.78%||0.00%||1.39%||6.94%||12.50%||23.61%||52.78% |
Severity of Rectal bleeding when taking Omeprazole ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Rectal bleeding||40.00%||60.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Rectal bleeding ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Rectal bleeding||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Hypertension (2 people, 2.50%)
- Reflux gastritis (1 people, 1.25%)
- Insomnia concerns (1 people, 1.25%)
- Depression - chronic (1 people, 1.25%)
- Arthritis (1 people, 1.25%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lotronex (16 people, 20.00%)
- Celebrex (12 people, 15.00%)
- Furosemide (11 people, 13.75%)
- Paroxetine hcl (7 people, 8.75%)
- Prednisone (6 people, 7.50%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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