Review: could Protonix cause Gastric Polyps?


Gastric polyps is found among people who take Protonix, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Aredia, and have Metastases to bone . We study 48,721 people who have side effects while taking Protonix from FDA and social media. Among them, 99 have Gastric polyps. Find out below who they are, when they have Gastric polyps and more.

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Protonix has active ingredients of pantoprazole sodium. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from Protonix 51,237 users)

Gastric Polyps

Gastric polyps (abnormal growth of stomach tissue projecting from a mucous membrane) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, gastrooesophageal reflux disease, osteopenia, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 1,636 Gastric polyps patients).

On Oct, 15, 2016

48,721 people reported to have side effects when taking Protonix.
Among them, 99 people (0.2%) have Gastric Polyps

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Protonix cause Gastric polyps?

Time on Protonix when people have Gastric Polyps *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 10 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 10 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 60 %
  • 10+ years: 20 %

Gender of people who have Gastric Polyps when taking Protonix *:

  • female: 50 %
  • male: 50 %

Age of people who have Gastric Polyps when taking Protonix *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 1.28 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 15.38 %
  • 50-59: 42.31 %
  • 60+: 41.03 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Metastases To Bone (20 people, 20.20%)
  • Multiple Myeloma (16 people, 16.16%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (11 people, 11.11%)
  • Osteoporosis (7 people, 7.07%)
  • Hypertension (6 people, 6.06%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (59 people, 59.60%)
  • Aredia (59 people, 59.60%)
  • Prevacid (41 people, 41.41%)
  • Adriamycin Pfs (40 people, 40.40%)
  • Cymbalta (39 people, 39.39%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Chest Pain (68 people, 68.69%)
  • Gastritis (66 people, 66.67%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (58 people, 58.59%)
  • Pain (52 people, 52.53%)
  • Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (52 people, 52.53%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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