Review: could Omeprazole cause Weight gain?
(By eHealthMe on Mar, 3, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.3/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 83,841 people who take Omeprazole. Among them, 1,281 have Weight gain. See who they are, when they have Weight gain and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Omeprazole (latest outcomes from 92,355 users) has active ingredients of omeprazole. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease, gastric ulcer. Commonly reported side effects of Omeprazole include nausea aggravated, nausea, breathing difficulty, nausea and vomiting, dyspnoea exacerbated.
Weight gain (latest reports from 509,407 patients) has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, acupuncture and pain.
On Feb, 23, 2014: 83,760 people reported to have side effects when taking Omeprazole. Among them, 1,216 people (1.45%) have Weight Gain.
Time on Omeprazole when people have Weight gain * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Weight gain||27.85%||25.32%||8.86%||13.92%||13.92%||5.06%||5.06% |
Gender of people who have Weight gain when taking Omeprazole * :
|Weight gain||71.24%||28.76% |
Age of people who have Weight gain when taking Omeprazole * :
|Weight gain||0.19%||0.65%||1.67%||4.08%||7.05%||21.43%||26.44%||38.50% |
Severity of Weight gain when taking Omeprazole ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Weight gain||5.71%||60.00%||31.43%||2.86% |
How people recovered from Weight gain ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Weight gain||8.33%||0.00%||91.67% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (149 people, 12.25%)
- Depression (139 people, 11.43%)
- Hypertension (138 people, 11.35%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (135 people, 11.10%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (103 people, 8.47%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (212 people, 17.43%)
- Furosemide (188 people, 15.46%)
- Prednisone (158 people, 12.99%)
- Lisinopril (151 people, 12.42%)
- Atenolol (131 people, 10.77%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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