Review: could Prilosec cause Loss Of Appetite?


Summary

Loss of appetite 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 Zometa, and have Gastrooesophageal reflux disease . We study 75,809 people who have side effects while taking Prilosec from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,721 have Loss of appetite. Find out below who they are, when they have Loss of appetite 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 79,264 users)

Loss Of Appetite

Loss of appetite (lack of feeling to eat) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, sepsis, diarrhea, pneumonia, malaise (latest reports from 93,527 Loss of appetite patients).

On Sep, 19, 2016

75,809 people reported to have side effects when taking Prilosec.
Among them, 1,721 people (2.27%) have Loss Of Appetite


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prilosec cause Loss of appetite?

Time on Prilosec when people have Loss Of Appetite *:

  • < 1 month: 52.17 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 4.35 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 8.7 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 8.7 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 8.7 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 4.35 %
  • 10+ years: 13.04 %

Gender of people who have Loss Of Appetite when taking Prilosec *:

  • female: 62.43 %
  • male: 37.57 %

Age of people who have Loss Of Appetite when taking Prilosec *:

  • 0-1: 0.34 %
  • 2-9: 0.62 %
  • 10-19: 2.4 %
  • 20-29: 1.51 %
  • 30-39: 5.48 %
  • 40-49: 12.94 %
  • 50-59: 23.34 %
  • 60+: 53.39 %

Severity if Loss Of Appetite when taking Prilosec **:

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

How people recovered from Loss Of Appetite **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (139 people, 8.08%)
  • Pain (127 people, 7.38%)
  • Depression (110 people, 6.39%)
  • Hypertension (106 people, 6.16%)
  • Osteoporosis (103 people, 5.98%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (294 people, 17.08%)
  • Lasix (272 people, 15.80%)
  • Aspirin (258 people, 14.99%)
  • Coumadin (208 people, 12.09%)
  • Xanax (205 people, 11.91%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (793 people, 46.08%)
  • Fatigue (621 people, 36.08%)
  • Weight Decreased (591 people, 34.34%)
  • Pain (487 people, 28.30%)
  • Vomiting (454 people, 26.38%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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