Review: could Omeprazole cause Red face (Skin blushing/flushing)?
We study 89,769 people who have side effects while taking Omeprazole from FDA and social media. Among them, 915 have Red face. Find out below who they are, when they have Red face and more.
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Omeprazole (latest outcomes from 92,657 users) has active ingredients of omeprazole. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease.
Red face (a sudden reddening of the face, neck) (latest reports from 377,209 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high density lipoprotein decreased, low density lipoprotein increased, high blood pressure, hyperlipidaemia.
On Sep, 17, 2014: 89,769 people reported to have side effects when taking Omeprazole. Among them, 915 people (1.02%) have Red Face.
Time on Omeprazole when people have Red face * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Red face||70.00%||30.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Red face when taking Omeprazole * :
|Red face||44.05%||55.95% |
Age of people who have Red face when taking Omeprazole * :
|Red face||0.00%||0.00%||3.61%||2.13%||4.11%||14.94%||20.36%||54.84% |
Severity of Red face when taking Omeprazole ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Red face||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Red face ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Red face||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Blood cholesterol increased (176 people, 19.23%)
- High density lipoprotein decreased (123 people, 13.44%)
- Blood triglycerides increased (99 people, 10.82%)
- Hypertension (74 people, 8.09%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (69 people, 7.54%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Niaspan (425 people, 46.45%)
- Aspirin (379 people, 41.42%)
- Lisinopril (149 people, 16.28%)
- Simcor (140 people, 15.30%)
- Fish oil (120 people, 13.11%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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which also made me feel quite unwell
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I have paratyphus with salmonella 1/80 which supposed to be negative. At the same time i also suffer stomach ulcer so i take omeprazole and also antybiotic metilev levofloxacin 500 mg. Doctor has given me for 5days. Until 4 days, i feel no change significantly. However i hsve no fever so far and my tounge still white/dirty. Would you please gve me advice regarding this and during that time it is possible if i still work.? Sincerely thnks for your advice.
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