Review: could Prilosec cause Skin Rash?


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 63,513 people who have side effects while taking Prilosec from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,279 have Skin rash. Find out below who they are, when they have Skin rash and more.

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Prilosec has active ingredients of omeprazole. It is often used in gastrooesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from Prilosec 64,301 users)

Skin Rash

Skin rash has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, rashes, renal failure acute, appetite - decreased, diarrhea (latest reports from 170,463 Skin rash patients).

On Aug, 19, 2016

63,513 people reported to have side effects when taking Prilosec.
Among them, 2,279 people (3.59%) have Skin Rash

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prilosec cause Skin rash?

Time on Prilosec when people have Skin Rash *:

  • < 1 month: 35.71 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 11.9 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 9.52 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 8.33 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 15.48 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 19.05 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 64.06 %
  • male: 35.94 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.11 %
  • 2-9: 0.48 %
  • 10-19: 1.17 %
  • 20-29: 2.45 %
  • 30-39: 5.85 %
  • 40-49: 15.17 %
  • 50-59: 26.45 %
  • 60+: 48.27 %

Severity if Skin Rash when taking Prilosec **:

  • least: 20.0 %
  • moderate: 60.0 %
  • severe: 6.67 %
  • most severe: 13.33 %

How people recovered from Skin Rash **:

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (228 people)
  • Pain (224 people)
  • Hypertension (206 people)
  • Osteoporosis (167 people)
  • Depression (148 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (404 people)
  • Aspirin (396 people)
  • Lasix (311 people)
  • Aredia (307 people)
  • Prednisone (295 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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