Prilosec and Pernicious anaemia - from FDA reports


Pernicious anaemia is found among people who take Prilosec, especially for people who are female, 60+ old also take medication Effexor, and have Gastrooesophageal reflux disease . We study 78,307 people who have side effects while taking Prilosec from FDA. Among them, 15 have Pernicious anaemia. Find out below who they are, when they have Pernicious anaemia and more.

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Prilosec has active ingredients of omeprazole. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from Prilosec 81,204 users)

Pernicious Anaemia

Pernicious anaemia (anaemia due to lack of vitamin b12) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, osteopenia, hypothyroidism, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 858 Pernicious anaemia patients).

On Feb, 07, 2017

78,307 people reported to have side effects when taking Prilosec.
Among them, 15 people (0.02%) have Pernicious Anaemia

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prilosec cause Pernicious anaemia?

Gender of people who have Pernicious Anaemia when taking Prilosec *:

  • female: 80 %
  • male: 20 %

Age of people who have Pernicious Anaemia when taking Prilosec *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 18.18 %
  • 30-39: 9.09 %
  • 40-49: 18.18 %
  • 50-59: 27.27 %
  • 60+: 27.27 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Stress And Anxiety (4 people, 26.67%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (4 people, 26.67%)
  • Hypothyroidism (2 people, 13.33%)
  • Gastric Disorder (2 people, 13.33%)
  • Asthma (2 people, 13.33%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Effexor (7 people, 46.67%)
  • Vioxx (5 people, 33.33%)
  • Prozac (4 people, 26.67%)
  • Neurontin (4 people, 26.67%)
  • Gabapentin (4 people, 26.67%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Back Pain (8 people, 53.33%)
  • Pain (7 people, 46.67%)
  • Joint Pain (7 people, 46.67%)
  • Headache (7 people, 46.67%)
  • Anaemia (7 people, 46.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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