Prilosec and Gastric polyps - from FDA reports


Summary

Gastric polyps is found among people who take Prilosec, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zometa, and have Gastrooesophageal reflux disease . We study 78,307 people who have side effects while taking Prilosec from FDA. Among them, 219 have Gastric polyps. Find out below who they are, when they have Gastric polyps and more.

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Prilosec

Prilosec has active ingredients of omeprazole. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from Prilosec 81,196 users)

Gastric Polyps

Gastric polyps (abnormal growth of stomach tissue projecting from a mucous membrane) has been reported by people with gastrooesophageal reflux disease, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, osteopenia, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 1,636 Gastric polyps patients).

On Jan, 20, 2017

78,307 people reported to have side effects when taking Prilosec.
Among them, 219 people (0.28%) have Gastric Polyps


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prilosec cause Gastric polyps?

Time on Prilosec when people have Gastric Polyps *:

  • < 1 month: 18.18 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 9.09 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 18.18 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 18.18 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 18.18 %
  • 10+ years: 18.18 %

Gender of people who have Gastric Polyps when taking Prilosec *:

  • female: 73.4 %
  • male: 26.6 %

Age of people who have Gastric Polyps when taking Prilosec *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.85 %
  • 20-29: 0.62 %
  • 30-39: 1.85 %
  • 40-49: 8.02 %
  • 50-59: 48.77 %
  • 60+: 38.89 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (34 people, 15.53%)
  • Metastases To Bone (32 people, 14.61%)
  • Osteoporosis (18 people, 8.22%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (14 people, 6.39%)
  • Nausea (11 people, 5.02%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (72 people, 32.88%)
  • Nexium (64 people, 29.22%)
  • Vioxx (54 people, 24.66%)
  • Aredia (41 people, 18.72%)
  • Prevacid (39 people, 17.81%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (81 people, 36.99%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (76 people, 34.70%)
  • Pain (76 people, 34.70%)
  • Hiatal Hernia (75 people, 34.25%)
  • Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (72 people, 32.88%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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