Review: could Prevacid cause Diarrhea?


Summary

Diarrhea is found among people who take Prevacid, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Gastrooesophageal reflux disease . We study 39,552 people who have side effects while taking Prevacid from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,198 have Diarrhea. Find out below who they are, when they have Diarrhea and more.

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Prevacid

Prevacid has active ingredients of lansoprazole. It is often used in gastrooesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from Prevacid 40,372 users)

Diarrhea

Diarrhea has been reported by people with fever, rashes, drug ineffective, weakness, intestinal obstruction (latest reports from 135,188 Diarrhea patients).

On Jul, 21, 2016

39,552 people reported to have side effects when taking Prevacid.
Among them, 2,198 people (5.56%) have Diarrhea


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prevacid cause Diarrhea?

Time on Prevacid when people have Diarrhea *:

  • < 1 month: 32.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 14.67 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 4.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 9.33 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 13.33 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 18.67 %
  • 10+ years: 8.0 %

Gender of people who have Diarrhea when taking Prevacid *:

  • female: 69.96 %
  • male: 30.04 %

Age of people who have Diarrhea when taking Prevacid *:

  • 0-1: 0.37 %
  • 2-9: 1.47 %
  • 10-19: 2.9 %
  • 20-29: 4.37 %
  • 30-39: 6.06 %
  • 40-49: 14.01 %
  • 50-59: 26.38 %
  • 60+: 44.44 %

Severity if Diarrhea when taking Prevacid **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 60 %
  • severe: 30 %
  • most severe: 10 %

How people recovered from Diarrhea **:

  • while on drug: 16.67 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 83.33 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (210 people)
  • Pain (194 people)
  • Osteoporosis (154 people)
  • Hypertension (136 people)
  • Depression (103 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (352 people)
  • Lipitor (320 people)
  • Zometa (301 people)
  • Ambien (297 people)
  • Prednisone (294 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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