Omeprazole and Weight gain - from FDA reports


Summary

Weight gain 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 Furosemide, and have Gastrooesophageal reflux disease . We study 155,237 people who have side effects while taking Omeprazole from FDA. Among them, 2,358 have Weight gain. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain and more.

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Omeprazole

Omeprazole has active ingredients of omeprazole. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from Omeprazole 161,243 users)

Weight Gain

Weight gain has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, bipolar disorder (latest reports from 118,286 Weight gain patients).

On Jan, 23, 2017

155,237 people reported to have side effects when taking Omeprazole.
Among them, 2,358 people (1.52%) have Weight Gain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Omeprazole cause Weight gain?

Time on Omeprazole when people have Weight Gain *:

  • < 1 month: 25.35 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 23.94 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 19.72 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 8.45 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 7.04 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 5.63 %
  • 10+ years: 9.86 %

Gender of people who have Weight Gain when taking Omeprazole *:

  • female: 73.61 %
  • male: 26.39 %

Age of people who have Weight Gain when taking Omeprazole *:

  • 0-1: 0.05 %
  • 2-9: 0.59 %
  • 10-19: 1.51 %
  • 20-29: 3.98 %
  • 30-39: 6.29 %
  • 40-49: 16.99 %
  • 50-59: 26.34 %
  • 60+: 44.25 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (312 people, 13.23%)
  • High Blood Pressure (310 people, 13.15%)
  • Pain (279 people, 11.83%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (267 people, 11.32%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (263 people, 11.15%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Furosemide (219 people, 9.29%)
  • Lyrica (218 people, 9.25%)
  • Aspirin (210 people, 8.91%)
  • Prednisone (200 people, 8.48%)
  • Methotrexate (200 people, 8.48%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (449 people, 19.04%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (382 people, 16.20%)
  • High Blood Pressure (352 people, 14.93%)
  • Pain (333 people, 14.12%)
  • Joint Pain (318 people, 13.49%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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