Review: could Omeprazole cause Spinal Compression Fracture?


Spinal compression fracture is found among people who take Omeprazole, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zometa, and have Osteoporosis . We study 111,141 people who have side effects while taking Omeprazole from FDA and social media. Among them, 191 have Spinal compression fracture. Find out below who they are, when they have Spinal compression fracture and more.

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Omeprazole has active ingredients of omeprazole. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from Omeprazole 161,053 users)

Spinal Compression Fracture

Spinal compression fracture (fracture due to spinal compression on bone) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, multiple myeloma, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, osteopenia (latest reports from 6,464 Spinal compression fracture patients).

On Oct, 20, 2016

111,141 people reported to have side effects when taking Omeprazole.
Among them, 191 people (0.17%) have Spinal Compression Fracture

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Omeprazole cause Spinal compression fracture?

Time on Omeprazole when people have Spinal Compression Fracture *:

  • < 1 month: 37.5 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 37.5 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 12.5 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 12.5 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Spinal Compression Fracture when taking Omeprazole *:

  • female: 63.39 %
  • male: 36.61 %

Age of people who have Spinal Compression Fracture when taking Omeprazole *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.21 %
  • 20-29: 0.61 %
  • 30-39: 0.61 %
  • 40-49: 5.45 %
  • 50-59: 18.18 %
  • 60+: 73.94 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Osteoporosis (38 people, 19.90%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (30 people, 15.71%)
  • Anxiety (28 people, 14.66%)
  • Metastases To Bone (24 people, 12.57%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (19 people, 9.95%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (74 people, 38.74%)
  • Aredia (59 people, 30.89%)
  • Decadron (47 people, 24.61%)
  • Aspirin (42 people, 21.99%)
  • Percocet (40 people, 20.94%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Back Pain (78 people, 40.84%)
  • Anxiety (78 people, 40.84%)
  • Fall (73 people, 38.22%)
  • Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (67 people, 35.08%)
  • Osteoarthritis (67 people, 35.08%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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