A study for a 62 year old woman who takes Prilosec - from FDA reports


37,414 females aged 62 (±5) who take the same drug are studied. This is a personalized study for a 62 year old female patient who has Acid Reflux. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA.

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On Feb, 18, 2019

37,414 females aged 62 (±5) who take Prilosec are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Prilosec for a 62-year old woman.

Information of the patient in this study:

  • Age: 62
  • Gender: female
  • Conditions: Acid Reflux
  • Drugs taken:
    • Prilosec (omeprazole)

eHealthMe real world results:

Most common side effects over time

< 1 month:
  1. Rashes (redness)
  2. Breathing difficulty
  3. Chest pain
  4. Drug ineffective
  5. Abdominal pain upper
  6. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  7. Joint swelling
  8. Joint pain
  9. Febrile neutropenia (fever with reduced white blood cells)
  10. Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)
1 - 6 months:
  1. Drug ineffective
  2. Interstitial nephritis (inflammation of the kidney)
  3. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  4. Fever
  5. Breathing difficulty
  6. Weakness
  7. Urinary tract infection
  8. Pain
  9. Renal failure acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)
  10. Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)
6 - 12 months:
  1. Chronic kidney disease
  2. Diarrhea
  3. Fever
  4. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  5. Muscle aches (muscle pain)
  6. Herpes zoster
  7. High blood cholesterol
  8. Hypothyroidism (abnormally low activity of the thyroid gland, resulting in retardation of growth and mental development)
  9. Abdominal discomfort
  10. Diverticulitis (digestive disease which involves the formation of pouches (diverticula) within the bowel wall)
1 - 2 years:
  1. Interstitial nephritis (inflammation of the kidney)
  2. Chronic kidney disease
  3. Dizziness
  4. Stress and anxiety
  5. Weakness
  6. Drug ineffective
  7. Abnormal sensation in eye
  8. Renal failure chronic (long lasting kidney dysfunction)
  9. Visual acuity reduced (reduced clearness of vision)
  10. Acute kidney failure
2 - 5 years:
  1. Chronic kidney disease
  2. Diarrhea
  3. Acute kidney failure
  4. Hypomagnesaemia (electrolyte disturbance in which there is an abnormally low level of magnesium in the blood)
  5. Depression
  6. Interstitial nephritis (inflammation of the kidney)
  7. Stress and anxiety
  8. Breathing difficulty
  9. Drug ineffective
  10. Chest pain
5 - 10 years:
  1. Chronic kidney disease
  2. Acute kidney failure
  3. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  4. Appetite - decreased (decreased appetite occurs when you have a reduced desire to eat)
  5. Seizures (abnormal excessive or synchronous neuronal activity in the brain)
  6. Drowsiness
  7. Diarrhea
  8. Hyponatremia (abnormally low level of sodium in the blood; associated with dehydration)
  9. Interstitial nephritis (inflammation of the kidney)
  10. Tetany (involuntary contraction of muscles)
10+ years:
  1. Chronic kidney disease
  2. Fall
  3. Acute kidney failure
  4. Osteoporosis (bones weak and more likely to break)
  5. Dizziness
  6. Drug ineffective
  7. Interstitial nephritis (inflammation of the kidney)
  8. Pain
  9. Femur fracture
  10. High blood cholesterol
not specified:
  1. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  2. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)
  3. Diarrhea
  4. Drug ineffective
  5. Pain
  6. Breathing difficulty
  7. Headache (pain in head)
  8. Weakness
  9. Nausea and vomiting
  10. Dizziness

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints): 4,470 people, 11.95%
  2. High Blood Pressure : 4,090 people, 10.93%
  3. Pain : 2,925 people, 7.82%
  4. High Blood Cholesterol : 2,765 people, 7.39%
  5. Depression : 2,384 people, 6.37%
  6. Stress And Anxiety : 1,571 people, 4.20%
  7. Diabetes : 1,429 people, 3.82%
  8. Osteoporosis (bones weak and more likely to break): 1,417 people, 3.79%
  9. Multiple Myeloma (cancer of the plasma cells): 1,395 people, 3.73%
  10. Preventive Health Care : 1,349 people, 3.61%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Humira (2,772 people, 7.41%)
  2. Synthroid (2,619 people, 7.00%)
  3. Methotrexate (2,442 people, 6.53%)
  4. Aspirin (2,233 people, 5.97%)
  5. Lasix (2,107 people, 5.63%)
  6. Metformin (2,071 people, 5.54%)
  7. Prednisone (2,047 people, 5.47%)
  8. Folic Acid (2,034 people, 5.44%)
  9. Lipitor (1,920 people, 5.13%)
  10. Enbrel (1,879 people, 5.02%)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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