Review: could Prilosec cause Diverticulitis?
We study 59,723 people who have side effects while taking Prilosec from FDA and social media. Among them, 266 have Diverticulitis. Find out below who they are, when they have Diverticulitis and more.
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Prilosec (latest outcomes from 61,494 users) has active ingredients of omeprazole. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease.
Diverticulitis (digestive disease which involves the formation of pouches (diverticula) within the bowel wall) (latest reports from 64,170 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, multiple myeloma.
On Aug, 12, 2014: 59,713 people reported to have side effects when taking Prilosec. Among them, 266 people (0.45%) have Diverticulitis. They amount to 0.41% of all the 64,127 people who have Diverticulitis on eHealthMe.
Time on Prilosec when people have Diverticulitis * :
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Gender of people who have Diverticulitis when taking Prilosec * :
Age of people who have Diverticulitis when taking Prilosec * :
Severity of Diverticulitis when taking Prilosec ** :
How people recovered from Diverticulitis ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Osteoporosis (29 people, 10.90%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (28 people, 10.53%)
- Blood cholesterol increased (26 people, 9.77%)
- Hypertension (19 people, 7.14%)
- Multiple myeloma (16 people, 6.02%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Aspirin (87 people, 32.71%)
- Lasix (49 people, 18.42%)
- Ambien (46 people, 17.29%)
- Lipitor (44 people, 16.54%)
- Prednisone (43 people, 16.17%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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