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 59,761 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 has active ingredients of omeprazole. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from 61,537 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 4,944 Numbness and tingling patients)
On Jan, 26, 2015: 59,761 people reported to have side effects when taking Prilosec. Among them, 112 people (0.19%) have Numbness And Tingling.
Time on Prilosec when people have Numbness and tingling * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Numbness and tingling||10.00%||10.00%||10.00%||10.00%||20.00%||20.00%||20.00% |
Gender of people who have Numbness and tingling when taking Prilosec * :
|Numbness and tingling||60.50%||39.50% |
Age of people who have Numbness and tingling when taking Prilosec * :
|Numbness and tingling||0.00%||0.00%||0.97%||1.94%||8.74%||16.50%||34.95%||36.89% |
Severity of Numbness and tingling when taking Prilosec ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Numbness and tingling||9.09%||72.73%||18.18%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Numbness and tingling ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Numbness and tingling||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple myeloma (29 people, 25.89%)
- Osteoporosis (17 people, 15.18%)
- Systemic lupus erythematosus (13 people, 11.61%)
- Thrombocytopenia (11 people, 9.82%)
- Breast cancer (11 people, 9.82%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (63 people, 56.25%)
- Aredia (54 people, 48.21%)
- Lyrica (42 people, 37.50%)
- Aspirin (41 people, 36.61%)
- Neurontin (39 people, 34.82%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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my son is 3 months old and was a very sickly baby he started of on 2.5mls of omeprozole but the peadiatriction tripled it to 7.5mls and i find as soon as he takes the medication all he does is sleep all day just waking up for feeds is this normal as i think he should b more awake at this age ???
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I was a pretty calm and relaxed person until I started omeprazole which after taking it for about 2 weeks,I didn't realize that I was stressing and having anxiety due to this drug. but it kept taking it . I got worse and worse every time I tried to do something I would get terrible anxiety and depression and frustration and then I realized that there must be something about this drug that was causing it and I quit taking it. I felt a definite difference when I quit taking it I was not quite so stressed didn't have anxiety I'm still withdrawing from it but I feel like I'm a whole lot better than I would not recommend this to anyone
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I am taking a large dose of omeprazole temporarily until they do another disgnostic test. The only other drug I currently take is levothyroxine but I have no questions about that at this time.
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I am trying to find what is the root cause of it all, then I might be able to find some relief.."Lord Willing". I have always been a driven individual and love life. I am a fighter and a survivor, so I will continue forward..until I find a way to the answer.
The pain level stays around 5 or 6 everyday and can be overwhelming at times, but I pray and I find relief for a moment..from The Lord. Grateful to be alive. Just want life to be normal again and to be able, to spend my time with my family that I have missed so much of.
Grace on Oct, 18, 2014:
Sounds like Lyme disease to me. It's in all 50 States.
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