Review: could Prilosec cause Swollen Tongue?


Summary

Swollen tongue 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 Aspirin, and have Gastrooesophageal reflux disease . We study 63,513 people who have side effects while taking Prilosec from FDA and social media. Among them, 162 have Swollen tongue. Find out below who they are, when they have Swollen tongue 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 66,406 users)

Swollen Tongue

Swollen tongue (swelling of tongue) has been reported by people with gastric polyps, sepsis, back pain, pain in jaw, pneumonia (latest reports from 13,232 Swollen tongue patients).

On Aug, 26, 2016

63,513 people reported to have side effects when taking Prilosec.
Among them, 162 people (0.26%) have Swollen Tongue


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prilosec cause Swollen tongue?

Time on Prilosec when people have Swollen Tongue *:

  • < 1 month: 85.71 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 14.29 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Swollen Tongue when taking Prilosec *:

  • female: 83.95 %
  • male: 16.05 %

Age of people who have Swollen Tongue when taking Prilosec *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.43 %
  • 20-29: 0.71 %
  • 30-39: 7.86 %
  • 40-49: 10.0 %
  • 50-59: 25.71 %
  • 60+: 54.29 %

Severity if Swollen Tongue when taking Prilosec **:

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

How people recovered from Swollen Tongue **:

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (24 people)
  • Hypertension (17 people)
  • Hot Flush (17 people)
  • Breast Cancer (17 people)
  • Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (11 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (36 people)
  • Zometa (35 people)
  • Synthroid (35 people)
  • Singulair (26 people)
  • Prednisone (25 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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