Review: could Prilosec cause Rectal Bleeding?


Summary

Rectal bleeding is found among people who take Prilosec, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Coumadin, and have Acid reflux . We study 75,808 people who have side effects while taking Prilosec from FDA and social media. Among them, 88 have Rectal bleeding. Find out below who they are, when they have Rectal bleeding and more.

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Prilosec

Prilosec has active ingredients of omeprazole. It is often used in gastrooesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from Prilosec 79,264 users)

Rectal Bleeding

Rectal bleeding (bleeding from rectum) has been reported by people with campylobacter enteritis (latest reports from 3,095 Rectal bleeding patients).

On Sep, 15, 2016

75,808 people reported to have side effects when taking Prilosec.
Among them, 88 people (0.12%) have Rectal Bleeding


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prilosec cause Rectal bleeding?

Time on Prilosec when people have Rectal Bleeding *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 50 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 50 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 65.52 %
  • male: 34.48 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.28 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 5.13 %
  • 40-49: 16.67 %
  • 50-59: 16.67 %
  • 60+: 60.26 %

Severity if Rectal Bleeding when taking Prilosec **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 100 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Rectal Bleeding **:

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Acid Reflux (2 people, 2.27%)
  • Migraine (1 person, 1.14%)
  • Common Cold (1 person, 1.14%)
  • Anxiety (1 person, 1.14%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Coumadin (11 people, 12.50%)
  • Xenical (10 people, 11.36%)
  • Synthroid (10 people, 11.36%)
  • Propulsid (9 people, 10.23%)
  • Premarin (9 people, 10.23%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Abdominal Pain Nos (19 people, 21.59%)
  • Nausea (17 people, 19.32%)
  • Diarrhoea Nos (16 people, 18.18%)
  • Constipation (13 people, 14.77%)
  • Condition Aggravated (13 people, 14.77%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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