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 Lyrica, and have Gastroesophageal reflux disease. This review analyzes which people have Weight gain with Omeprazole. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 168,361 people who have side effects when taking Omeprazole from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 01, 2017

168,361 people reported to have side effects when taking Omeprazole.
Among them, 2,568 people (1.53%) have Weight Gain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Omeprazole cause Weight gain?

Time on Omeprazole when people have Weight Gain *:

  • < 1 month: 27.63 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 22.37 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 18.42 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 6.58 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 7.89 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 3.95 %
  • 10+ years: 13.16 %

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

  • female: 73.43 %
  • male: 26.57 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.05 %
  • 2-9: 0.6 %
  • 10-19: 1.44 %
  • 20-29: 3.88 %
  • 30-39: 6.12 %
  • 40-49: 16.81 %
  • 50-59: 26.11 %
  • 60+: 45.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (336 people, 13.08%)
  • High Blood Pressure (334 people, 13.01%)
  • Pain (299 people, 11.64%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (298 people, 11.60%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (285 people, 11.10%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lyrica (240 people, 9.35%)
  • Furosemide (219 people, 8.53%)
  • Aspirin (211 people, 8.22%)
  • Methotrexate (201 people, 7.83%)
  • Prednisone (200 people, 7.79%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (509 people, 19.82%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (423 people, 16.47%)
  • High Blood Pressure (378 people, 14.72%)
  • Pain (372 people, 14.49%)
  • Joint Pain (342 people, 13.32%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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