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Review: could Omeprazole cause Red face?

Summary: Red face could be caused by Omeprazole, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Niaspan, and have Blood cholesterol increased.

We study 89,590 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

Omeprazole (latest outcomes from 92,443 users) has active ingredients of omeprazole. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease.

Red face

Red face (a sudden reddening of the face, neck) (latest reports from 372,653 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high density lipoprotein decreased, low density lipoprotein increased, high blood pressure, hyperlipidaemia.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 89,754 people reported to have side effects when taking Omeprazole. Among them, 915 people (1.02%) have Red Face. They amount to 0.25% of all the 372,064 people who have Red Face on eHealthMe.

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 face70.00%30.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Red face44.05%55.95%

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%4.11%14.94%20.36%54.84%

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, 19.23%)
  2. High density lipoprotein decreased (123 people, 13.44%)
  3. Blood triglycerides increased (99 people, 10.82%)
  4. Hypertension (74 people, 8.09%)
  5. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (69 people, 7.54%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Niaspan (425 people, 46.45%)
  2. Aspirin (379 people, 41.42%)
  3. Lisinopril (149 people, 16.28%)
  4. Simcor (140 people, 15.30%)
  5. Fish oil (120 people, 13.11%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (2 months 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
    which also made me feel quite unwell

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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.
    Regards,
    Indarjani

    Reply

  • From this study (1 year ago):

  • ive been taking prilosec for a week and now i have a red flushed burning face

    Reply

  • From this study (3 years ago):

  • 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?

    Reply

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