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Review: could Omeprazole cause Taste - impaired?

Summary: Taste - impaired 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 Aspirin, and have Gastrooesophageal reflux disease. We study 90,012 people who have side effects while taking Omeprazole from FDA and social media. Among them, 380 have Taste - impaired. Find out below who they are, when they have Taste - impaired and more.

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Omeprazole

Omeprazole has active ingredients of omeprazole. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from 92,908 Omeprazole users)

Taste - impaired

Taste - impaired has been reported by people with insomnia, quit smoking, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, depression. (latest reports from 24,319 Taste - impaired patients)

On May, 17, 2015: 89,994 people reported to have side effects when taking Omeprazole. Among them, 380 people (0.42%) have Taste - Impaired.

Trend of Taste - impaired in Omeprazole reports

Time on Omeprazole when people have Taste - impaired * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Taste - impaired37.50%20.83%8.33%16.67%12.50%4.17%0.00%

Gender of people who have Taste - impaired when taking Omeprazole * :

FemaleMale
Taste - impaired71.90%28.10%

Age of people who have Taste - impaired when taking Omeprazole * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Taste - impaired0.00%0.00%0.00%3.15%4.73%17.03%18.93%56.15%

Severity of Taste - impaired when taking Omeprazole ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Taste - impaired0.00%37.50%50.00%12.50%

How people recovered from Taste - impaired ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Taste - impaired0.00%20.00%80.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (65 people, 17.11%)
  2. Depression (36 people, 9.47%)
  3. Hypertension (35 people, 9.21%)
  4. Smoking cessation therapy (33 people, 8.68%)
  5. Prophylaxis (29 people, 7.63%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (66 people, 17.37%)
  2. Prilosec (39 people, 10.26%)
  3. Lisinopril (37 people, 9.74%)
  4. Zometa (36 people, 9.47%)
  5. Simvastatin (35 people, 9.21%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • had every gastro test, had gall bladder surgery, been to endocrinologist; many many blood tests; noone can figure this out. Been going on for over 6 months. Desperate

    Reply

  • From this study (9 months ago):

  • Kevin Peters Ph.d on Mar, 4, 2013:

    Sammy, I'm a white 45 male; just wanted to agree on that Klonopin remark. When I was 21 I had my second kidney transplant which was a BAD issue all together, at any rate the hospital did not include my medications taken at home after my surgery. I went thru the worst hallucinations and jerking and seizures you could ever possibly imagine. This went on for almost 3 1/2 weeks before we decided to have me taken OUT of the hospital and relocated before they ended up taking my life. Then the whole staff of paychology including the chief of psychiatry cane in my room to see what they could do, Finallu. During one of my few moments of clarity the C.O.F after blaming me if talking "drugs" prior to my transplant listened to my word of telling him the meds I was on before being admitted. After asking when was the last time I had received my Klonopin and me not knowing, he then reviewed the charts, and didn't see me receiving this med once. He stormed out of the room of about 9 docs and came back in with two Klonopin; for the first time in almost 4 weeks and after three surgeries the first 72 hours I was hospitalized, I was sleeping like a baby, for about 49 hours with NO MORE hallucinations, or seizures or jerking! I finally got out of there without a kidney since that kidney was supposed to go to another man named the same as I in a different city! I do take Xanax and probably always will. The half life on Klonopin is much different hence one if its dangers, Nevwr Ever stop this drug cold! I've been on dialysis 25 1/2 years now and suffered from intense skin cancers, but have fought and done all I can do to live a normal as possible life, working full time except when I'm in yet another surgery, over 32 general anesthetic procedures since 1987. I was the youngest boy-man to ever be on the USA soccer team ready to play in the Korea 1988 Olympics. What a change in life.....
    All the Best,
    K. Peters

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    chris on Jun, 4, 2011:

    i have been taking clonzepam and trazedone and my speech is a very hoarse voice, I am wondering if if my speech problem is from these drugs's side effects.

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