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Review: could Omeprazole cause Weight gain?

We study 89,769 people who have side effects while taking Omeprazole from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,287 have Weight gain. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain and more.

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Omeprazole

Omeprazole (latest outcomes from 92,634 users) has active ingredients of omeprazole. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease.

Weight gain

Weight gain (latest reports from 527,558 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol.

On Aug, 11, 2014: 89,735 people reported to have side effects when taking Omeprazole. Among them, 1,286 people (1.43%) have Weight Gain. They amount to 0.24% of all the 527,393 people who have Weight Gain on eHealthMe.

Trend of Weight gain in Omeprazole reports

Time on Omeprazole when people have Weight gain * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Weight gain26.19%23.81%8.33%14.29%13.10%9.52%4.76%

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

FemaleMale
Weight gain71.81%28.19%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Weight gain0.17%0.61%1.57%3.84%7.07%21.47%26.27%39.01%

Severity of Weight gain when taking Omeprazole ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Weight gain5.00%57.50%35.00%2.50%

How people recovered from Weight gain ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Weight gain5.88%0.00%94.12%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (158 people, 12.29%)
  2. Depression (144 people, 11.20%)
  3. Hypertension (143 people, 11.12%)
  4. Rheumatoid arthritis (138 people, 10.73%)
  5. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (108 people, 8.40%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (221 people, 17.19%)
  2. Furosemide (193 people, 15.01%)
  3. Prednisone (162 people, 12.60%)
  4. Lisinopril (156 people, 12.13%)
  5. Methotrexate (135 people, 10.50%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Uncontrollable weight gain since hirnia/appendix surgery Nov 7 2013 & use of breathing drugs. Most of the weight gain is sound middle stomach & hips. I've never had a stomach & never weighed this much in my whole life & diet & exercise are barely keeping where I'm at.

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  • From this study (8 months ago):

  • While on meds I am totally normal, nobody notices my PD. When off I become a very impaired person with a hunched gait, shuffling steps, very slow for every movement, droping thigs, etc.

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  • Cant add moe drugs, but take Propranolol to slow heart beat down, Calceos to prevent brittle bones and same for Alendronic Acid.
    I have put on half a stone in a week since I started Furosemide, but my stomach has not increased in diameter, so I assume I am not carrying anymore fluid

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