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Review: could Omeprazole cause Red face (Skin blushing/flushing)?





Summary: Red face is found among people who take Omeprazole, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Niaspan, and have Blood cholesterol increased.

We study 89,890 people who have side effects while taking Omeprazole from FDA and social media. Among them, 916 have Red face. Find out below who they are, when they have Red face and more.

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Omeprazole

Omeprazole has active ingredients of omeprazole. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from Omeprazole 92,773 users)

Red face

Red face (a sudden reddening of the face, neck) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high density lipoprotein decreased, low density lipoprotein increased, high blood pressure, hyperlipidaemia.(latest reports from Red face 44,981 patients)

On Nov, 26, 2014: 89,854 people reported to have side effects when taking Omeprazole. Among them, 916 people (1.02%) have Red Face.

Trend of Red face in Omeprazole reports

Time on Omeprazole when people have Red face * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Red face63.64%27.27%0.00%0.00%9.09%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Red face when taking Omeprazole * :

FemaleMale
Red face44.11%55.89%

Age of people who have Red face when taking Omeprazole * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Red face0.00%0.00%3.61%2.13%4.10%15.08%20.33%54.75%

Severity of Red face when taking Omeprazole ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Red face0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Red face ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Red face0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Blood cholesterol increased (176 people, 19.21%)
  2. High density lipoprotein decreased (123 people, 13.43%)
  3. Blood triglycerides increased (99 people, 10.81%)
  4. Hypertension (74 people, 8.08%)
  5. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (69 people, 7.53%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Niaspan (425 people, 46.40%)
  2. Aspirin (379 people, 41.38%)
  3. Lisinopril (149 people, 16.27%)
  4. Simcor (140 people, 15.28%)
  5. Fish oil (120 people, 13.10%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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