Review: could Omeprazole cause Red face?
This is a review of Red face (Skin blushing/flushing) by studying 83,841 people who take Omeprazole. We analyze: the time on Omeprazole when people have Red face, gender and age of these people, the severity of Red face, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Omeprazole. The review is created by eHealthMe 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.
Red face (a sudden reddening of the face, neck) (latest reports from 348,056 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high density lipoprotein decreased, high blood pressure, low density lipoprotein increased, hyperlipidaemia.
On Feb, 22, 2014: 83,760 people reported to have side effects when taking Omeprazole. Among them, 740 people (0.88%) 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||77.78%||22.22%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Red face when taking Omeprazole * :
|Red face||45.37%||54.63% |
Age of people who have Red face when taking Omeprazole * :
|Red face||0.00%||0.00%||4.25%||2.51%||4.05%||14.48%||19.31%||55.41% |
Severity of Red face when taking Omeprazole ** :
How people recovered from Red face ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Blood cholesterol increased (161 people, 21.76%)
- High density lipoprotein decreased (105 people, 14.19%)
- Blood triglycerides increased (85 people, 11.49%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (65 people, 8.78%)
- Hypertension (63 people, 8.51%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Niaspan (349 people, 47.16%)
- Aspirin (326 people, 44.05%)
- Simcor (139 people, 18.78%)
- Lisinopril (126 people, 17.03%)
- Fish oil (99 people, 13.38%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (1 week ago):
I have been on omeprazole for four days at first I felt very exhausted and sometimes dizzy now taking half of recommended dose of 20 mg also only taking 75 mg ranitidine instead of 300mg as I was getting dizzy and did not know which drug causing it. Generally not feeling well. I had been taking esomaprazole previously
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Indarjani on Mar, 1, 2014:
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.
From this study (12 months ago):
ive been taking prilosec for a week and now i have a red flushed burning face
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lizzyg on Sep, 30, 2011:
Ferrograd c 0r ferrous sulphate with vitamin C
Used it for first time today, had before lunch of sandwich and fruit,
Within 30 mins I had nausea, and severe facial flushing, had to leave work as I felt so ill.
No leaflet in the packet, so searched web for answers, as chemist had no idea.
I have low iron, is this [roduct safe for me?
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