Prilosec and High blood pressure - from FDA reports


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 month, also take medication Vioxx, and have Gastrooesophageal reflux disease . We study 78,307 people who have side effects while taking Prilosec from FDA. Among them, 3,813 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 gastroesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from Prilosec 81,196 users)

High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, depression (latest reports from 493,427 High blood pressure patients).

On Jan, 23, 2017

78,307 people reported to have side effects when taking Prilosec.
Among them, 3,813 people (4.87%) 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: 23.91 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 10.87 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 9.78 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 13.04 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 16.3 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 7.61 %
  • 10+ years: 18.48 %

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

  • female: 66.16 %
  • male: 33.84 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.19 %
  • 2-9: 0.22 %
  • 10-19: 0.38 %
  • 20-29: 1.64 %
  • 30-39: 4.97 %
  • 40-49: 11.64 %
  • 50-59: 28.12 %
  • 60+: 52.84 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (546 people, 14.32%)
  • Pain (352 people, 9.23%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (343 people, 9.00%)
  • Osteoporosis (299 people, 7.84%)
  • Depression (247 people, 6.48%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Vioxx (723 people, 18.96%)
  • Lipitor (598 people, 15.68%)
  • Aspirin (583 people, 15.29%)
  • Lasix (537 people, 14.08%)
  • Zometa (470 people, 12.33%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Stress And Anxiety (1,024 people, 26.86%)
  • Pain (904 people, 23.71%)
  • Nausea (841 people, 22.06%)
  • Chest Pain (826 people, 21.66%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (817 people, 21.43%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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