Omeprazole and Weight gain - from FDA reports
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 High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Weight gain with Omeprazole. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 174,713 people who have side effects when taking Omeprazole from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Sep, 20, 2017
174,713 people reported to have side effects when taking Omeprazole.
Among them, 2,673 people (1.53%) have Weight gain
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Omeprazole when people have Weight gain *:
- < 1 month: 26.58 %
- 1 - 6 months: 21.52 %
- 6 - 12 months: 18.99 %
- 1 - 2 years: 7.59 %
- 2 - 5 years: 7.59 %
- 5 - 10 years: 3.8 %
- 10+ years: 13.92 %
Gender of people who have Weight gain when taking Omeprazole *:
- female: 73.36 %
- male: 26.64 %
Age of people who have Weight gain when taking Omeprazole *:
- 0-1: 0.05 %
- 2-9: 0.58 %
- 10-19: 1.39 %
- 20-29: 3.89 %
- 30-39: 6.0 %
- 40-49: 16.6 %
- 50-59: 26.01 %
- 60+: 45.49 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- High Blood Pressure (344 people, 12.87%)
- Rheumatoid Arthritis (316 people, 11.82%)
- Pain (314 people, 11.75%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (292 people, 10.92%)
- Depression (275 people, 10.29%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Lyrica (256 people, 9.58%)
- Furosemide (219 people, 8.19%)
- Aspirin (211 people, 7.89%)
- Methotrexate (201 people, 7.52%)
- Prednisone (200 people, 7.48%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Fatigue (530 people, 19.83%)
- Breathing Difficulty (447 people, 16.72%)
- Pain (394 people, 14.74%)
- High Blood Pressure (387 people, 14.48%)
- Joint Pain (360 people, 13.47%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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