Related topic: Protonix, Gastric polyps
Review: could Protonix cause Gastric polyps?
Summary: Gastric polyps could be caused by Protonix, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take Zometa, and have Metastases to bone.
We study 34,598 people who have side effects while taking Protonix from FDA and social media. Among them, 85 have Gastric polyps. Find out below who they are, when they have Gastric polyps and more.
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Protonix (latest outcomes from 35,507 users) has active ingredients of pantoprazole sodium. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease.
Gastric polyps (abnormal growth of stomach tissue projecting from a mucous membrane) (latest reports from 9,553 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, gastrooesophageal reflux disease, high blood pressure, osteopenia, rheumatoid arthritis.
On Apr, 11, 2014: 34,595 people reported to have side effects when taking Protonix. Among them, 85 people (0.25%) have Gastric Polyps. They amount to 0.90% of all the 9,479 people who have Gastric Polyps on eHealthMe.
Time on Protonix when people have Gastric polyps * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Gastric polyps||0.00%||0.00%||22.22%||0.00%||11.11%||66.67%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Gastric polyps when taking Protonix * :
|Gastric polyps||46.51%||53.49% |
Age of people who have Gastric polyps when taking Protonix * :
|Gastric polyps||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||15.94%||40.58%||43.48% |
Severity of Gastric polyps when taking Protonix ** :
How people recovered from Gastric polyps ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Metastases to bone (18 people, 21.18%)
- Multiple myeloma (16 people, 18.82%)
- Osteoporosis (7 people, 8.24%)
- Osteopenia (6 people, 7.06%)
- Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (5 people, 5.88%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (55 people, 64.71%)
- Aredia (55 people, 64.71%)
- Adriamycin pfs (40 people, 47.06%)
- Prevacid (37 people, 43.53%)
- Cymbalta (37 people, 43.53%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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On eHealthMe, Protonix (pantoprazole sodium) is often used for gastroesophageal reflux disease. Find out below the conditions Protonix is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.
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