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Review: could Prilosec cause High blood pressure?

Summary: High blood pressure could be caused by Prilosec, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Vioxx, and have Hypertension.

We study 59,677 people who have side effects while taking Prilosec from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,957 have High blood pressure. Find out below who they are, when they have High blood pressure and more.

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Prilosec

Prilosec (latest outcomes from 61,447 users) has active ingredients of omeprazole. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease.

High blood pressure

High blood pressure (latest reports from 1,136,470 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, depression, multiple sclerosis, pain, rheumatoid arthritis.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 59,664 people reported to have side effects when taking Prilosec. Among them, 2,957 people (4.96%) have High Blood Pressure. They amount to 0.26% of all the 1,139,537 people who have High Blood Pressure on eHealthMe.

Trend of High blood pressure in Prilosec reports

Time on Prilosec when people have High blood pressure * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
High blood pressure19.67%34.43%6.56%6.56%13.11%14.75%4.92%

Gender of people who have High blood pressure when taking Prilosec * :

FemaleMale
High blood pressure65.53%34.47%

Age of people who have High blood pressure when taking Prilosec * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
High blood pressure0.15%0.23%0.19%1.32%4.40%11.92%29.81%51.99%

Severity of High blood pressure when taking Prilosec ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
High blood pressure0.00%50.00%50.00%0.00%

How people recovered from High blood pressure ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
High blood pressure0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (352 people, 11.90%)
  2. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (350 people, 11.84%)
  3. Pain (304 people, 10.28%)
  4. Osteoporosis (257 people, 8.69%)
  5. Depression (191 people, 6.46%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Vioxx (734 people, 24.82%)
  2. Aspirin (710 people, 24.01%)
  3. Lipitor (536 people, 18.13%)
  4. Lasix (479 people, 16.20%)
  5. Zometa (437 people, 14.78%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (3 months ago):

  • Depression, moderate Hypertension not controlled yet. Joint pain... Shoulder Osteoarthritis worth necrosis and bone spurs. New shoulder with in the next 5 years.

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  • Increase has been during several surgeries and recovery periods

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