Review: could Prilosec cause Rash?


Summary

Rash is found among people who take Prilosec, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zometa, and have Gastrooesophageal reflux disease . We study 77,670 people who have side effects while taking Prilosec from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,847 have Rash. Find out below who they are, when they have Rash and more.

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Prilosec

Prilosec has active ingredients of omeprazole. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from Prilosec 81,135 users)

Rash

Rash has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, hepatitis c, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 263,259 Rash patients).

On Nov, 22, 2016

77,670 people reported to have side effects when taking Prilosec.
Among them, 2,847 people (3.67%) have Rash


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prilosec cause Rash?

Time on Prilosec when people have Rash *:

  • < 1 month: 38.54 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 11.46 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 9.38 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 8.33 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 13.54 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 16.67 %
  • 10+ years: 2.08 %

Gender of people who have Rash when taking Prilosec *:

  • female: 64.38 %
  • male: 35.62 %

Age of people who have Rash when taking Prilosec *:

  • 0-1: 0.09 %
  • 2-9: 0.39 %
  • 10-19: 1.17 %
  • 20-29: 2.74 %
  • 30-39: 5.4 %
  • 40-49: 14.45 %
  • 50-59: 25.28 %
  • 60+: 50.44 %

Severity of Rash **:

  • least: 18.75 %
  • moderate: 62.5 %
  • severe: 6.25 %
  • most severe: 12.5 %

How people recovered from Rash **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (434 people, 15.24%)
  • Aspirin (406 people, 14.26%)
  • Lasix (357 people, 12.54%)
  • Aredia (318 people, 11.17%)
  • Prednisone (304 people, 10.68%)

Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Prilosec, learn more)

Potential co-existing conditions

  • Pain (276 people, 9.69%)
  • High Blood Pressure (262 people, 9.20%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (206 people, 7.24%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (188 people, 6.60%)
  • Osteoporosis (184 people, 6.46%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Pain (662 people, 23.25%)
  • Nausea (569 people, 19.99%)
  • Itching (556 people, 19.53%)
  • Fatigue (506 people, 17.77%)
  • Diarrhea (496 people, 17.42%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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