Prilosec and Shortness of breath - from FDA reports


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 78,307 people who have side effects while taking Prilosec from FDA. Among them, 4,759 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 gastroesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from Prilosec 81,196 users)

Shortness Of Breath

Shortness of breath has been reported by people with high blood pressure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, asthma, primary pulmonary hypertension, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 283,984 Shortness of breath patients).

On Jan, 21, 2017

78,307 people reported to have side effects when taking Prilosec.
Among them, 4,759 people (6.08%) 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: 27.5 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 11.25 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 5.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 8.75 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 28.75 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 8.75 %
  • 10+ years: 10.0 %

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

  • female: 62.06 %
  • male: 37.94 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.13 %
  • 2-9: 0.21 %
  • 10-19: 1.0 %
  • 20-29: 2.83 %
  • 30-39: 4.99 %
  • 40-49: 12.37 %
  • 50-59: 24.51 %
  • 60+: 53.97 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (566 people, 11.89%)
  • High Blood Pressure (459 people, 9.64%)
  • Pain (426 people, 8.95%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (330 people, 6.93%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (313 people, 6.58%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lasix (899 people, 18.89%)
  • Aspirin (751 people, 15.78%)
  • Zometa (653 people, 13.72%)
  • Lipitor (633 people, 13.30%)
  • Coumadin (629 people, 13.22%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Chest Pain (1,445 people, 30.36%)
  • Fatigue (1,201 people, 25.24%)
  • Nausea (1,181 people, 24.82%)
  • Pain (1,180 people, 24.80%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (1,172 people, 24.63%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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