Prilosec and Rectal bleeding - from FDA reports


Rectal bleeding is found among people who take Prilosec, especially for people who are female, 60+ old also take medication Coumadin, . We study 78,307 people who have side effects while taking Prilosec from FDA. Among them, 86 have Rectal bleeding. Find out below who they are, when they have Rectal bleeding 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)

Rectal Bleeding

Rectal bleeding (bleeding from rectum) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, headache, birth control, diabetes, dysthymia (latest reports from 3,146 Rectal bleeding patients).

On Jan, 30, 2017

78,307 people reported to have side effects when taking Prilosec.
Among them, 86 people (0.11%) have Rectal Bleeding

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prilosec cause Rectal bleeding?

Gender of people who have Rectal Bleeding when taking Prilosec *:

  • female: 65.88 %
  • male: 34.12 %

Age of people who have Rectal Bleeding when taking Prilosec *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.32 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 5.26 %
  • 40-49: 15.79 %
  • 50-59: 17.11 %
  • 60+: 60.53 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Coumadin (11 people, 12.79%)
  • Xenical (10 people, 11.63%)
  • Synthroid (10 people, 11.63%)
  • Propulsid (9 people, 10.47%)
  • Premarin (9 people, 10.47%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (17 people, 19.77%)
  • Constipation (13 people, 15.12%)
  • Weakness (12 people, 13.95%)
  • Thrombocytopenia (8 people, 9.30%)
  • Haematocrit Decreased (8 people, 9.30%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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