Prilosec and Constipation - from FDA reports
Constipation 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 Zometa, and have Pain. This review analyzes which people have Constipation with Prilosec. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 78,307 people who have side effects when taking Prilosec from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On Feb, 26, 2017
78,307 people reported to have side effects when taking Prilosec.
Among them, 2,587 people (3.3%) have Constipation
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Prilosec when people have Constipation *:
- < 1 month: 25.49 %
- 1 - 6 months: 9.8 %
- 6 - 12 months: 7.84 %
- 1 - 2 years: 5.88 %
- 2 - 5 years: 13.73 %
- 5 - 10 years: 21.57 %
- 10+ years: 15.69 %
Gender of people who have Constipation when taking Prilosec *:
- female: 67.45 %
- male: 32.55 %
Age of people who have Constipation when taking Prilosec *:
- 0-1: 0.05 %
- 2-9: 0.43 %
- 10-19: 0.82 %
- 20-29: 2.36 %
- 30-39: 6.02 %
- 40-49: 13.63 %
- 50-59: 24.6 %
- 60+: 52.09 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Pain (279 people, 10.78%)
- Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (234 people, 9.05%)
- Multiple Myeloma (213 people, 8.23%)
- Osteoporosis (200 people, 7.73%)
- High Blood Pressure (157 people, 6.07%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Zometa (446 people, 17.24%)
- Aspirin (366 people, 14.15%)
- Ambien (352 people, 13.61%)
- Lasix (337 people, 13.03%)
- Oxycontin (318 people, 12.29%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Nausea (902 people, 34.87%)
- Pain (748 people, 28.91%)
- Stress And Anxiety (737 people, 28.49%)
- Fatigue (731 people, 28.26%)
- Weakness (690 people, 26.67%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Do you have Constipation when taking Prilosec?
Prilosec has active ingredients of omeprazole. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from Prilosec 81,226 users)
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