Review: could Prilosec cause Abdominal pain?
Summary: Abdominal pain is found among people who take Prilosec, 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 59,761 people who have side effects while taking Prilosec from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,908 have Abdominal pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Abdominal pain and more.
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Prilosec has active ingredients of omeprazole. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from 61,537 Prilosec users)
Abdominal pain has been reported by people with birth control, crohn's disease, high blood pressure, pain, depression. (latest reports from 107,206 Abdominal pain patients)
On Dec, 27, 2014: 59,752 people reported to have side effects when taking Prilosec. Among them, 3,043 people (5.09%) have Abdominal Pain.
Time on Prilosec when people have Abdominal pain * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Abdominal pain||29.25%||20.75%||16.04%||16.98%||10.38%||1.89%||4.72% |
Gender of people who have Abdominal pain when taking Prilosec * :
|Abdominal pain||68.78%||31.22% |
Age of people who have Abdominal pain when taking Prilosec * :
|Abdominal pain||0.19%||1.04%||2.57%||6.93%||9.24%||17.10%||24.03%||38.90% |
Severity of Abdominal pain when taking Prilosec ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Abdominal pain||0.00%||52.38%||33.33%||14.29% |
How people recovered from Abdominal pain ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Abdominal pain||0.00%||15.38%||84.62% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (260 people, 8.54%)
- Pain (225 people, 7.39%)
- Osteoporosis (168 people, 5.52%)
- Depression (148 people, 4.86%)
- Hypertension (146 people, 4.80%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (458 people, 15.05%)
- Lasix (355 people, 11.67%)
- Nexium (327 people, 10.75%)
- Prednisone (311 people, 10.22%)
- Neurontin (302 people, 9.92%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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