Prilosec and Diverticulitis - from FDA reports


Summary

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 Gastrooesophageal reflux disease. This review analyzes which people have Diverticulitis 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 Mar, 08, 2017

78,307 people reported to have side effects when taking Prilosec.
Among them, 372 people (0.48%) have Diverticulitis


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prilosec cause Diverticulitis?

Time on Prilosec when people have Diverticulitis *:

  • < 1 month: 5.26 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 63.16 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 10.53 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 5.26 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 5.26 %
  • 10+ years: 10.53 %

Gender of people who have Diverticulitis when taking Prilosec *:

  • female: 64.82 %
  • male: 35.18 %

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: 2.96 %
  • 40-49: 9.21 %
  • 50-59: 22.7 %
  • 60+: 65.13 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (70 people, 18.82%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (53 people, 14.25%)
  • High Blood Pressure (48 people, 12.90%)
  • Osteoporosis (39 people, 10.48%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (33 people, 8.87%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (66 people, 17.74%)
  • Ambien (55 people, 14.78%)
  • Zometa (53 people, 14.25%)
  • Lipitor (51 people, 13.71%)
  • Prednisone (50 people, 13.44%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (103 people, 27.69%)
  • Nausea (102 people, 27.42%)
  • Diarrhea (91 people, 24.46%)
  • Abdominal Pain (83 people, 22.31%)
  • Chest Pain (77 people, 20.70%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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Prilosec

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