Review: could Prilosec cause Gastric polyps?
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 5 - 10 years, also take medication Nexium, and have Gastrooesophageal reflux disease.
We study 59,776 people who have side effects while taking Prilosec from FDA and social media. Among them, 196 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 gastroesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from 61,548 Prilosec users)
Gastric polyps (abnormal growth of stomach tissue projecting from a mucous membrane) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, gastrooesophageal reflux disease, osteopenia, high blood pressure, metastases to bone. (latest reports from 1,115 Gastric polyps patients)
On Mar, 9, 2015: 59,776 people reported to have side effects when taking Prilosec. Among them, 196 people (0.33%) have Gastric Polyps.
Time on Prilosec when people have Gastric polyps * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Gastric polyps||9.52%||9.52%||19.05%||19.05%||4.76%||23.81%||14.29% |
Gender of people who have Gastric polyps when taking Prilosec * :
|Gastric polyps||75.88%||24.12% |
Age of people who have Gastric polyps when taking Prilosec * :
|Gastric polyps||0.00%||0.00%||1.27%||0.63%||1.27%||8.86%||51.90%||36.08% |
Severity of Gastric polyps when taking Prilosec ** :
How people recovered from Gastric polyps ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (30 people, 15.31%)
- Metastases to bone (27 people, 13.78%)
- Osteoporosis (16 people, 8.16%)
- Nausea (15 people, 7.65%)
- Breast cancer (11 people, 5.61%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Nexium (67 people, 34.18%)
- Zometa (61 people, 31.12%)
- Vioxx (49 people, 25.00%)
- Celexa (37 people, 18.88%)
- Prevacid (34 people, 17.35%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of side effects of Omeprazole for a 55-year old man with Barrett's Esophagus. The patient has Barrett's Esophagus (barrett's oesophagus is a disorder in which the lining of the oesophagus (the tube that carries food from the throat to the stomach) is damaged by stomach acid and changed to a lining similar to that of the stomach), Ischemic Colitis (inflammation and injury of the large intestine result from inadequate blood)
- A study of side effects of Omeprazole for a 33-year old woman with Ulcer - Stomach. The patient has Sweating - Excessive (abnormally increased sweating)
- A study of drug interactions between Omeprazole, Myrbetriq, Atacand, Diltiazem Hydrochloride for a 66-year old man with Dyspepsia, Oab, Hypertension. The patient has Bradycardia
- A study of drug interactions between Calcium, Vitamin D, Magnesium Sulfate In Plastic Container, Biotin, Vitamin B12, Cytomel, Singulair, Elavil, Omeprazole, Effexor Xr for a 41-year old woman with Osteoporosis, Chronic Depression, Migraine - Classic, Keratosis Pilaris, Asthma, Gerd. The patient has High Blood Pressure
- A study of drug interactions between Ranitidine, Omeprazole, Rapaflo, Tribenzor for a 67-year old man with Acid Reflux, Enlarged Prostate, High Blood Pressure. The patient has High Blood Pressure
Recent Prilosec related drug comparison:
- Comparions of Famotidine, Omeprazole for a 67-year old man who has GERD
- Comparions of Levothyroxine Sodium, Omeprazole, Keppra for a 68-year old woman who has Confusion, Barrett's Esophagus
- Comparions of Ibuprofen, Singulair, Omeprazole, Levothyroxine Sodium, Plaquenil for a 54-year old woman who has Autoimmune
- Comparions of Omeprazole, Pantoprazole for a 63-year old woman who has GE Reflux
- Comparions of Dexilant, Omeprazole, Nexium for a 65-year old woman who has Ppi
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