Prilosec and Skin rash - from FDA reports


Summary

Skin 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 78,307 people who have side effects while taking Prilosec from FDA. Among them, 2,934 have Skin rash. Find out below who they are, when they have Skin 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 81,204 users)

Skin Rash

Skin rash has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, hepatitis c, multiple sclerosis, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 263,402 Skin rash patients).

On Feb, 25, 2017

78,307 people reported to have side effects when taking Prilosec.
Among them, 2,934 people (3.75%) have Skin Rash


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prilosec cause Skin rash?

Time on Prilosec when people have Skin Rash *:

  • < 1 month: 43.75 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 10.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 8.75 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 6.25 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 12.5 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 16.25 %
  • 10+ years: 2.5 %

Gender of people who have Skin Rash when taking Prilosec *:

  • female: 64.68 %
  • male: 35.32 %

Age of people who have Skin Rash when taking Prilosec *:

  • 0-1: 0.08 %
  • 2-9: 0.34 %
  • 10-19: 1.14 %
  • 20-29: 2.66 %
  • 30-39: 5.24 %
  • 40-49: 14.36 %
  • 50-59: 25.35 %
  • 60+: 50.78 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (322 people, 10.97%)
  • Pain (284 people, 9.68%)
  • High Blood Pressure (261 people, 8.90%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (228 people, 7.77%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (185 people, 6.31%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (434 people, 14.79%)
  • Aspirin (408 people, 13.91%)
  • Lasix (359 people, 12.24%)
  • Aredia (318 people, 10.84%)
  • Prednisone (312 people, 10.63%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (669 people, 22.80%)
  • Nausea (580 people, 19.77%)
  • Itching (575 people, 19.60%)
  • Fatigue (521 people, 17.76%)
  • Diarrhea (513 people, 17.48%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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