Review: could Sodium Bicarbonate cause Arthritis?


Arthritis is found among people who take Sodium Bicarbonate, especially for people who are male, 60+ old also take medication Omeprazole, and have Pain . We study 5,673 people who have side effects while taking Sodium bicarbonate from FDA and social media. Among them, 39 have Arthritis. Find out below who they are, when they have Arthritis and more.

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Sodium Bicarbonate

Sodium bicarbonate has active ingredients of sodium bicarbonate. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from Sodium bicarbonate 9,274 users)


Arthritis (form of joint disorder that involves inflammation of one or more joints) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 86,583 Arthritis patients).

On Oct, 26, 2016

5,673 people reported to have side effects when taking Sodium Bicarbonate.
Among them, 39 people (0.69%) have Arthritis

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Sodium bicarbonate cause Arthritis?

Gender of people who have Arthritis when taking Sodium Bicarbonate *:

  • female: 39.47 %
  • male: 60.53 %

Age of people who have Arthritis when taking Sodium Bicarbonate *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 6.06 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 36.36 %
  • 40-49: 6.06 %
  • 50-59: 3.03 %
  • 60+: 48.48 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pain (22 people, 56.41%)
  • Hypertension (12 people, 30.77%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (11 people, 28.21%)
  • Insomnia (10 people, 25.64%)
  • Heart Transplant (10 people, 25.64%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Omeprazole (15 people, 38.46%)
  • Rabeprazole Sodium (13 people, 33.33%)
  • Protonix (13 people, 33.33%)
  • Lisinopril (13 people, 33.33%)
  • Aranesp (13 people, 33.33%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (23 people, 58.97%)
  • Gait Disturbance (22 people, 56.41%)
  • Pyrexia (20 people, 51.28%)
  • Dysphagia (19 people, 48.72%)
  • Arthralgia (17 people, 43.59%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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