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Review: could Prilosec cause Pernicious anaemia?

Summary: Pernicious anaemia could be caused by Prilosec, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, also take Albuterol, and have Ulcer.

We study 59,677 people who have side effects while taking Prilosec from FDA and social media. Among them, 19 have Pernicious anaemia. Find out below who they are, when they have Pernicious anaemia and more.

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Prilosec

Prilosec (latest outcomes from 61,442 users) has active ingredients of omeprazole. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease.

Pernicious anaemia

Pernicious anaemia (anaemia due to lack of vitamin b12) (latest reports from 3,022 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, hypothyroidism, osteopenia, high blood cholesterol, depression.

On Apr, 13, 2014: 59,664 people reported to have side effects when taking Prilosec. Among them, 19 people (0.03%) have Pernicious Anaemia. They amount to 0.63% of all the 3,014 people who have Pernicious Anaemia on eHealthMe.

Trend of Pernicious anaemia in Prilosec reports

Time on Prilosec when people have Pernicious anaemia * :

n/a

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

FemaleMale
Pernicious anaemia65.00%35.00%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Pernicious anaemia0.00%0.00%0.00%17.65%0.00%35.29%23.53%23.53%

Severity of Pernicious anaemia when taking Prilosec ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Pernicious anaemia ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Ulcer (6 people, 31.58%)
  2. Asthma (6 people, 31.58%)
  3. Relapsing-remitting multiple sclerosis (6 people, 31.58%)
  4. Hypothyroidism (6 people, 31.58%)
  5. Nausea (5 people, 26.32%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Albuterol (6 people, 31.58%)
  2. Betaseron (6 people, 31.58%)
  3. Prozac (6 people, 31.58%)
  4. Effexor (6 people, 31.58%)
  5. Prilosec otc (5 people, 26.32%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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