Prilosec and Diverticulitis - from FDA reports
Diverticulitis is found among people who take Prilosec, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have Gastroesophageal reflux disease. This review analyzes which people have Diverticulitis with Prilosec. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 81,905 people who have side effects when taking Prilosec from FDA, and is updated regularly.
What to expect?
You are not alone!
Personalized health information
On eHealthMe you can find out what patients like me (same gender, age) reported their drugs and conditions on FDA since 1977. Our tools are simple to use, anonymous and free. Start now >>>
On May, 08, 2017
81,905 people reported to have side effects when taking Prilosec.
Among them, 384 people (0.47%) have Diverticulitis
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Prilosec when people have Diverticulitis *:
- < 1 month: 0.0 %
- 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 60 %
- 1 - 2 years: 20 %
- 2 - 5 years: 5 %
- 5 - 10 years: 10 %
- 10+ years: 5 %
Gender of people who have Diverticulitis when taking Prilosec *:
- female: 65.15 %
- male: 34.85 %
Age of people who have Diverticulitis when taking Prilosec *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 2.88 %
- 40-49: 8.97 %
- 50-59: 22.12 %
- 60+: 66.03 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Gastroesophageal Reflux Disease (71 people, 18.49%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (54 people, 14.06%)
- High Blood Pressure (49 people, 12.76%)
- Osteoporosis (39 people, 10.16%)
- Multiple Myeloma (34 people, 8.85%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Aspirin (66 people, 17.19%)
- Ambien (57 people, 14.84%)
- Zometa (54 people, 14.06%)
- Lipitor (53 people, 13.80%)
- Prednisone (50 people, 13.02%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Pain (103 people, 26.82%)
- Nausea (102 people, 26.56%)
- Diarrhea (94 people, 24.48%)
- Abdominal Pain (83 people, 21.61%)
- Anaemia (78 people, 20.31%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.
Do you have Diverticulitis when taking Prilosec?
Prilosec has active ingredients of omeprazole. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from Prilosec 84,921 users)
Diverticulitis (digestive disease which involves the formation of pouches (diverticula) within the bowel wall) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, multiple myeloma (latest reports from 15,717 Diverticulitis patients).
Browse all side effects of Priloseca b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x y z
Drugs that are associated with DiverticulitisDiverticulitis
Could your condition cause DiverticulitisDiverticulitis
What would happen?
Can you answer these questions?
I had three Dermatofibromas that took 10 years to develop. However, within the last four months (when I started taking Prilosec daily), I'm now up to 15. I have read that when you have more than 15 DF's and they are developing within a short period of time, that qualifies as Multiple ...
Hey everyone, I am new to the group. My husband is suffering a bad bout of diverticulitis and all he is doing is sleeping-even in the middle of the day. Is this normal? He hasn't gone to the doctor yet and is hoping he can beat it in his own. I finally called the doctor but in the meanwhile, I'm ...
You may be interested in these reviews
I am mortified that I'm having so many issues. My Colon is riddled with diverticulitis and I believe it's due to immitrex. MY migraines are pain level 10 lasting 5 day so I had no choice but to load up on the meds. Now I'm in Agony with my stomach. I'm feeling so down right now.
I was on nuvigil for about two years with prior episodes of diverticulitis. I've been off nuvigil for several months and was recently hospitalized for seven days. Immediately, the docs were pushing for surgery. I'm going on about 2-3 weeks for a second opinion. I started my nuvigil today and ...