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 Metastases to bone . We study 75,809 people who have side effects while taking Prilosec from FDA and social media. Among them, 213 have Gastric polyps. Find out below who they are, when they have Gastric polyps and more.
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Prilosec has active ingredients of omeprazole. It is often used in gastrooesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from Prilosec 79,264 users)
Gastric polyps (abnormal growth of stomach tissue projecting from a mucous membrane) has been reported by people with gastrooesophageal reflux disease, joint crepitation, tongue disorder, vitamin d abnormal, prostatomegaly (latest reports from 1,581 Gastric polyps patients).
On Sep, 16, 2016
75,809 people reported to have side effects when taking Prilosec.
Among them, 213 people (0.28%) have Gastric Polyps
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Hello. I'm a 52 year old female and never heard of stomach polyps until this summer when I was diagnosed. I have been taking Prilosec for years. I never knew that Prilosec could cause this condition nor did the doctor mention that this could be a possible cause. Instead, my dosage has been upped to try and prevent stomach cancer?!?!? I'm quite concerned and am trying to find all information that I can.
I started taking Prilosec once a day in the early 90s and continue to do so for stomach ulcers and severed reflux. In April of this year I was diagnosed with cancer of the right kidney. On May 27th. I had the kidney and lymph nodes removed. I have not been advised by my various doctors to stop taking the stuff. What do you know
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I have taken every acid reducer known to man. Stomach trouble since 7 yrs old. I began takjng tumeric 3 months ago then I read I should not take prilosec and tumeric. What sre the real risks. My Diabetic A1C in down several points. I have reflux most nights and usually sleep in a recliner. I am ...
I started taking Prilosec due to constant heartburn, out of no where one night I was rushed to the hospital for kidney stones. I'm only 22 and never had this problem before so I was interested in seeing how many other people this has happen to.
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