Review: Weight gain in Omeprazole
(By eHealthMe on Nov, 23, 2013)
Severity ratings: 2.3/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
This is a review of Weight gain (Weight increased) by studying 83,605 people who take Omeprazole. We analyze: the time on Omeprazole when people have Weight gain, gender and age of these people, the severity of Weight gain, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Omeprazole. The review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Omeprazole (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of omeprazole. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease, gastric ulcer. Commonly reported side effects of Omeprazole include nausea, nausea aggravated, dyspnoea exacerbated, breathing difficulty, nausea and vomiting.
Weight gain has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol.
On Nov, 23, 2013: 83,539 people reported to have side effects when taking Omeprazole. Among them, 1,213 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||28.95%||23.68%||7.89%||14.47%||14.47%||5.26%||5.26% |
Gender of people who have Weight gain when taking Omeprazole * :
|Weight gain||71.25%||28.75% |
Age of people who have Weight gain when taking Omeprazole * :
|Weight gain||0.19%||0.65%||1.67%||4.09%||7.07%||21.49%||26.33%||38.51% |
Severity of Weight gain when taking Omeprazole ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Weight gain||6.25%||56.25%||34.38%||3.12% |
How people recovered from Weight gain ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Weight gain||10.00%||0.00%||90.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pain (149 people, 12.28%)
- Depression (138 people, 11.38%)
- Hypertension (138 people, 11.38%)
- Rheumatoid arthritis (135 people, 11.13%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (103 people, 8.49%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (212 people, 17.48%)
- Furosemide (187 people, 15.42%)
- Prednisone (158 people, 13.03%)
- Lisinopril (151 people, 12.45%)
- Atenolol (131 people, 10.80%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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