Review: could Prilosec cause High Blood Pressure?


Summary

High blood pressure is found among people who take Prilosec, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Vioxx, and have Hypertension . We study 56,941 people who have side effects while taking Prilosec from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,958 have High blood pressure. Find out below who they are, when they have High blood pressure and more.

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Prilosec

Prilosec has active ingredients of omeprazole. It is often used in gastrooesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from Prilosec 58,542 users)

High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, hypotension, drug ineffective, postmastectomy lymphoedema syndrome, weakness (latest reports from 303,305 High blood pressure patients).

On Jul, 20, 2016

56,941 people reported to have side effects when taking Prilosec.
Among them, 2,958 people (5.19%) have High Blood Pressure


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prilosec cause High blood pressure?

Time on Prilosec when people have High Blood Pressure *:

  • < 1 month: 18.75 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 25.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 6.25 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 10.42 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 16.67 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 14.58 %
  • 10+ years: 8.33 %

Gender of people who have High Blood Pressure when taking Prilosec *:

  • female: 66.18 %
  • male: 33.82 %

Age of people who have High Blood Pressure when taking Prilosec *:

  • 0-1: 0.16 %
  • 2-9: 0.24 %
  • 10-19: 0.16 %
  • 20-29: 1.39 %
  • 30-39: 4.49 %
  • 40-49: 11.93 %
  • 50-59: 29.42 %
  • 60+: 52.21 %

Severity if High Blood Pressure when taking Prilosec **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 66.67 %
  • severe: 33.33 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from High Blood Pressure **:

  • while on drug: 16.67 %
  • after off the drug: 50.0 %
  • not yet: 33.33 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Hypertension (316 people)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (283 people)
  • Pain (243 people)
  • Osteoporosis (227 people)
  • Depression (177 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Vioxx (703 people)
  • Aspirin (517 people)
  • Lipitor (501 people)
  • Lasix (437 people)
  • Zometa (401 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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