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Review: could Omeprazole cause Spinal compression fracture?

Summary: Spinal compression fracture could be caused by Omeprazole, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Zometa, and have Rheumatoid arthritis.

We study 89,577 people who have side effects while taking Omeprazole from FDA and social media. Among them, 154 have Spinal compression fracture. Find out below who they are, when they have Spinal compression fracture 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, gastric ulcer. Commonly reported side effects of Omeprazole include nausea, nausea aggravated, dyspnoea exacerbated, breathing difficulty, nausea and vomiting.

Spinal compression fracture

Spinal compression fracture (fracture due to spinal compression on bone) (latest reports from 43,038 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, multiple myeloma, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, osteopenia.

On Apr, 7, 2014: 89,754 people reported to have side effects when taking Omeprazole. Among them, 154 people (0.17%) have Spinal Compression Fracture. They amount to 0.36% of all the 42,624 people who have Spinal Compression Fracture on eHealthMe.

Trend of Spinal compression fracture in Omeprazole reports

Time on Omeprazole when people have Spinal compression fracture * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Spinal compression fracture37.50%50.00%12.50%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Spinal compression fracture when taking Omeprazole * :

FemaleMale
Spinal compression fracture70.35%29.65%

Age of people who have Spinal compression fracture when taking Omeprazole * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Spinal compression fracture0.00%0.00%0.00%0.63%0.00%6.92%18.87%73.58%

Severity of Spinal compression fracture when taking Omeprazole ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Spinal compression fracture ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Rheumatoid arthritis (29 people, 18.83%)
  2. Osteoporosis (25 people, 16.23%)
  3. Anxiety (23 people, 14.94%)
  4. Metastases to bone (21 people, 13.64%)
  5. Hypertension (20 people, 12.99%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (68 people, 44.16%)
  2. Aredia (52 people, 33.77%)
  3. Aspirin (47 people, 30.52%)
  4. Decadron (44 people, 28.57%)
  5. Furosemide (34 people, 22.08%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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