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Related topic: Verapamil hydrochloride, Gerd

Review: could Verapamil cause Gerd?

Summary: Gerd could be caused by Verapamil, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take Omeprazole, and have High blood pressure.

We study 2,603 people who have side effects while taking Verapamil from FDA and social media. Among them, 7 have Gerd. Find out below who they are, when they have Gerd and more.

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Verapamil hydrochloride

Verapamil hydrochloride (latest outcomes from 3,130 users) has active ingredients of verapamil hydrochloride. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Gerd

Gerd (gastro-oesophageal reflux disease) (latest reports from 43,967 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, depression, pain, high blood cholesterol.

On Apr, 13, 2014: 2,602 people reported to have side effects when taking Verapamil hydrochloride. Among them, 7 people (0.27%) have Gerd. They amount to 0.02% of all the 43,893 people who have Gerd on eHealthMe.

Trend of Gerd in Verapamil hydrochloride reports

Time on Verapamil hydrochloride when people have Gerd * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Gerd20.00%0.00%0.00%20.00%40.00%0.00%20.00%

Gender of people who have Gerd when taking Verapamil hydrochloride * :

FemaleMale
Gerd42.86%57.14%

Age of people who have Gerd when taking Verapamil hydrochloride * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Gerd0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%33.33%16.67%0.00%50.00%

Severity of Gerd when taking Verapamil hydrochloride ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Gerd0.00%60.00%40.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Gerd ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Gerd0.00%33.33%66.67%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. High blood pressure (2 people, 28.57%)
  2. Gerd (2 people, 28.57%)
  3. Pain (1 people, 14.29%)
  4. Gastrointestinal upset (1 people, 14.29%)
  5. Nasal congestion (1 people, 14.29%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Omeprazole (2 people, 28.57%)
  2. Prednisone (1 people, 14.29%)
  3. Extra strength tylenol - 500mg (1 people, 14.29%)
  4. Melatonin (1 people, 14.29%)
  5. Pseudoephedrine hydrochloride (1 people, 14.29%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (4 years ago):

  • I have very thick mucus in the trachea that is difficult and sometime impossible to cough up...TV health show mentioned Verapamil as an antagonizer for Emphasyma, because it can cause or worsen GERD......can't find any thin on-line about that.

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