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Review: could Prilosec cause Numbness and tingling?

We study 59,716 people who have side effects while taking Prilosec from FDA and social media. Among them, 111 have Numbness and tingling. Find out below who they are, when they have Numbness and tingling and more.

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Prilosec

Prilosec (latest outcomes from 61,489 users) has active ingredients of omeprazole. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease.

Numbness and tingling

Numbness and tingling (unusual prickling sensations) (latest reports from 31,029 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, pain, depression, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol.

On Aug, 14, 2014: 59,716 people reported to have side effects when taking Prilosec. Among them, 111 people (0.19%) have Numbness And Tingling. They amount to 0.36% of all the 30,980 people who have Numbness And Tingling on eHealthMe.

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 tingling61.02%38.98%

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%0.98%1.96%8.82%16.67%34.31%37.25%

Severity of Numbness and tingling when taking Prilosec ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Numbness and tingling10.00%70.00%20.00%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, 26.13%)
  2. Osteoporosis (17 people, 15.32%)
  3. Systemic lupus erythematosus (13 people, 11.71%)
  4. Thrombocytopenia (11 people, 9.91%)
  5. Breast cancer (11 people, 9.91%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (63 people, 56.76%)
  2. Aredia (54 people, 48.65%)
  3. Lyrica (42 people, 37.84%)
  4. Aspirin (41 people, 36.94%)
  5. Neurontin (39 people, 35.14%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • maxine smith on Mar, 18, 2012:

    Hi. I have been taking omepramizole on and off for 6 months and have been suffering from some very strange symptoms. I have been waking up nearly every night, 2 or more times with numb hand or hands. I have not linked it to the medication but now I am begining to wonder! I took one last night whilst drinking alcohol and I woke 6 times with numb fingers or hands. Could this be an adverse side effect?

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    Sue on Jul, 6, 2013:

    I am a woman aged 66 and have been taking Omeprazole 10mg for about 15 months. I started to get numb and tingling feeling feet several months ago that at night feel like they are burning hot.
    I have just stopped taking the Omeprazole but am worried that (assuming it's a side effect of the pills)the numbness may not go away. I think in a minor way it has also affected my fingers. Has anyone felt an improvement after stopping this medication? My doctor did tell me it can take a couple of months for the nerve pathways to heal and knit back together.

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