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Review: could Omeprazole cause Weight gain (Weight increased)?





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 Aspirin, and have Pain.

We study 89,890 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 has active ingredients of omeprazole. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from Omeprazole 92,773 users)

Weight gain

Weight gain has been reported by people with depression, high blood pressure, bipolar disorder, pain, high blood cholesterol.(latest reports from Weight gain 75,856 patients)

On Nov, 24, 2014: 89,854 people reported to have side effects when taking Omeprazole. Among them, 1,287 people (1.43%) have Weight Gain.

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 gain25.88%23.53%8.24%14.12%14.12%9.41%4.71%

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

FemaleMale
Weight gain71.84%28.16%

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%7.06%21.45%26.24%39.06%

Severity of Weight gain when taking Omeprazole ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Weight gain4.88%56.10%36.59%2.44%

How people recovered from Weight gain ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Weight gain5.56%0.00%94.44%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Pain (158 people, 12.28%)
  2. Depression (144 people, 11.19%)
  3. Hypertension (143 people, 11.11%)
  4. Rheumatoid arthritis (138 people, 10.72%)
  5. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (108 people, 8.39%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (221 people, 17.17%)
  2. Furosemide (194 people, 15.07%)
  3. Prednisone (162 people, 12.59%)
  4. Lisinopril (156 people, 12.12%)
  5. Methotrexate (135 people, 10.49%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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