Review: could Prilosec cause Shortness Of Breath?


Summary

Shortness of breath is found among people who take Prilosec, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Lasix, and have Gastrooesophageal reflux disease . We study 75,808 people who have side effects while taking Prilosec from FDA and social media. Among them, 4,576 have Shortness of breath. Find out below who they are, when they have Shortness of breath 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 79,263 users)

Shortness Of Breath

Shortness of breath has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, pain, diarrhea, high blood pressure, pneumonia (latest reports from 274,238 Shortness of breath patients).

On Sep, 15, 2016

75,808 people reported to have side effects when taking Prilosec.
Among them, 4,576 people (6.04%) have Shortness Of Breath


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prilosec cause Shortness of breath?

Time on Prilosec when people have Shortness Of Breath *:

  • < 1 month: 25.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 11.46 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 7.29 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 10.42 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 27.08 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 8.33 %
  • 10+ years: 10.42 %

Gender of people who have Shortness Of Breath when taking Prilosec *:

  • female: 61.88 %
  • male: 38.12 %

Age of people who have Shortness Of Breath when taking Prilosec *:

  • 0-1: 0.13 %
  • 2-9: 0.21 %
  • 10-19: 0.99 %
  • 20-29: 2.89 %
  • 30-39: 5.0 %
  • 40-49: 12.49 %
  • 50-59: 24.79 %
  • 60+: 53.49 %

Severity if Shortness Of Breath when taking Prilosec **:

  • least: 18.75 %
  • moderate: 75.0 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 6.25 %

How people recovered from Shortness Of Breath **:

  • while on drug: 25 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 75 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (544 people, 11.89%)
  • Hypertension (446 people, 9.75%)
  • Pain (407 people, 8.89%)
  • Asthma (278 people, 6.08%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (245 people, 5.35%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lasix (880 people, 19.23%)
  • Aspirin (739 people, 16.15%)
  • Zometa (652 people, 14.25%)
  • Coumadin (626 people, 13.68%)
  • Lipitor (619 people, 13.53%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (1,155 people, 25.24%)
  • Nausea (1,139 people, 24.89%)
  • Fatigue (1,099 people, 24.02%)
  • Anxiety (1,090 people, 23.82%)
  • Chest Pain (1,084 people, 23.69%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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