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Review: could Prilosec cause Gastric polyps?

We study 59,723 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

Prilosec (latest outcomes from 61,499 users) has active ingredients of omeprazole. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease.

Gastric polyps

Gastric polyps (abnormal growth of stomach tissue projecting from a mucous membrane) (latest reports from 9,791 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, gastrooesophageal reflux disease, osteopenia, high blood pressure, metastases to bone.

On Sep, 19, 2014: 59,723 people reported to have side effects when taking Prilosec. Among them, 196 people (0.33%) have Gastric Polyps.

Trend of Gastric polyps in Prilosec reports

Time on Prilosec when people have Gastric polyps * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Gastric polyps9.52%9.52%19.05%19.05%4.76%23.81%14.29%

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

FemaleMale
Gastric polyps75.88%24.12%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Gastric polyps0.00%0.00%1.27%0.63%1.27%8.86%51.90%36.08%

Severity of Gastric polyps when taking Prilosec ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Gastric polyps ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (30 people, 15.31%)
  2. Metastases to bone (27 people, 13.78%)
  3. Osteoporosis (16 people, 8.16%)
  4. Nausea (15 people, 7.65%)
  5. Breast cancer (11 people, 5.61%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Nexium (67 people, 34.18%)
  2. Zometa (61 people, 31.12%)
  3. Vioxx (49 people, 25.00%)
  4. Celexa (37 people, 18.88%)
  5. Prevacid (34 people, 17.35%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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