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Review: could Prilosec cause Numbness and tingling?

Summary: Numbness and tingling is found among people who take Prilosec, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, also take medication Zometa, and have Multiple myeloma.

We study 59,770 people who have side effects while taking Prilosec from FDA and social media. Among them, 112 have Numbness and tingling. Find out below who they are, when they have Numbness and tingling and more.

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Prilosec

Prilosec has active ingredients of omeprazole. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from 61,547 Prilosec users)

Numbness and tingling

Numbness and tingling (unusual prickling sensations) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, pain, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 4,981 Numbness and tingling patients)

On Feb, 25, 2015: 59,770 people reported to have side effects when taking Prilosec. Among them, 112 people (0.19%) have Numbness And Tingling.

Trend of Numbness and tingling in Prilosec reports

Time on Prilosec when people have Numbness and tingling * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Numbness and tingling10.00%10.00%10.00%10.00%20.00%20.00%20.00%

Gender of people who have Numbness and tingling when taking Prilosec * :

FemaleMale
Numbness and tingling60.50%39.50%

Age of people who have Numbness and tingling when taking Prilosec * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Numbness and tingling0.00%0.00%0.97%1.94%8.74%16.50%34.95%36.89%

Severity of Numbness and tingling when taking Prilosec ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Numbness and tingling9.09%72.73%18.18%0.00%

How people recovered from Numbness and tingling ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Numbness and tingling0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Multiple myeloma (29 people, 25.89%)
  2. Osteoporosis (17 people, 15.18%)
  3. Systemic lupus erythematosus (13 people, 11.61%)
  4. Thrombocytopenia (11 people, 9.82%)
  5. Breast cancer (11 people, 9.82%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (63 people, 56.25%)
  2. Aredia (54 people, 48.21%)
  3. Lyrica (42 people, 37.50%)
  4. Aspirin (41 people, 36.61%)
  5. Neurontin (39 people, 34.82%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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