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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 59,776 people who have side effects while taking Prilosec from FDA and social media. Among them, 3,043 have Abdominal pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Abdominal pain and more.

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Prilosec

Prilosec has active ingredients of omeprazole. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from 61,547 Prilosec users)

Abdominal pain

Abdominal pain has been reported by people with birth control, crohn's disease, high blood pressure, pain, depression. (latest reports from 107,259 Abdominal pain patients)

On Feb, 27, 2015: 59,770 people reported to have side effects when taking Prilosec. Among them, 3,043 people (5.09%) have Abdominal Pain.

Trend of Abdominal pain in Prilosec reports

Time on Prilosec when people have Abdominal pain * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Abdominal pain29.25%20.75%16.04%16.98%10.38%1.89%4.72%

Gender of people who have Abdominal pain when taking Prilosec * :

FemaleMale
Abdominal pain68.78%31.22%

Age of people who have Abdominal pain when taking Prilosec * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Abdominal pain0.19%1.04%2.57%6.93%9.24%17.10%24.03%38.90%

Severity of Abdominal pain when taking Prilosec ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Abdominal pain0.00%52.38%33.33%14.29%

How people recovered from Abdominal pain ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Abdominal pain0.00%15.38%84.62%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (260 people, 8.54%)
  2. Pain (225 people, 7.39%)
  3. Osteoporosis (168 people, 5.52%)
  4. Depression (148 people, 4.86%)
  5. Hypertension (146 people, 4.80%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (458 people, 15.05%)
  2. Lasix (355 people, 11.67%)
  3. Nexium (327 people, 10.75%)
  4. Prednisone (311 people, 10.22%)
  5. Neurontin (302 people, 9.92%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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