Lansoprazole side effects - from FDA reports


In this review, we analyze Lansoprazole side effects by the time on the drug, gender and age of the people who have side effects while taking Lansoprazole. The review is based on 55,430 people who have side effects while taking the drug from FDA, and is updated regularly.

Lansoprazole

Lansoprazole has active ingredients of lansoprazole. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from Lansoprazole 56,571 users)


On Jul, 01, 2018

55,430 people who take Lansoprazole are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Lansoprazole side effects.

Most common side effects over time *:

< 1 month:
  • Vomiting
  • Rash
  • White blood cell count decreased
  • Pyrexia (fever)
  • Urticaria (rash of round, red welts on the skin that itch intensely)
  • Toxic epidermal necrolysis (a rare, life-threatening skin condition that is usually caused by a reaction to drugs causes wide spread skin destruction)
  • Vaginal haemorrhage (vaginal bleeding)
  • White blood cell count increased
  • Rhabdomyolysis (a condition in which damaged skeletal muscle tissue breaks down)
  • Hepatic function abnormal
1 - 6 months:
  • Vomiting
  • Pneumonia
  • White blood cell count decreased
  • Interstitial lung disease
  • Drug rash with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms (adverse drug reactions with rash)
  • Pyrexia (fever)
  • Diarrhoea
  • Toxic epidermal necrolysis (a rare, life-threatening skin condition that is usually caused by a reaction to drugs causes wide spread skin destruction)
  • Sepsis (a severe blood infection that can lead to organ failure and death)
  • Death
6 - 12 months:
  • Rash
  • Vomiting
  • Hyponatraemia (abnormally low level of sodium in the blood; associated with dehydration)
  • Hepatitis fulminant (life-threatening condition defined by significantly impaired liver function)
  • Syncope (loss of consciousness with an inability to maintain postural tone)
  • Thrombocytopenia (decrease of platelets in blood)
  • Weight decreased
  • Diarrhoea
  • Gastrointestinal haemorrhage (bleeding gastrointestinal tract)
  • Pneumonia
1 - 2 years:
  • Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)
  • Pyrexia (fever)
  • Hyponatraemia (abnormally low level of sodium in the blood; associated with dehydration)
  • Blood creatine increased
  • White blood cell count decreased
  • C-reactive protein increased
  • Cardiac failure
  • Interstitial lung disease
  • Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  • Pneumonia
2 - 5 years:
  • Abdominal pain upper
  • Hypomagnesaemia (electrolyte disturbance in which there is an abnormally low level of magnesium in the blood)
  • Pneumonia
  • Interstitial lung disease
  • Pancreatitis acute (sudden inflammation of pancreas)
  • Arthralgia (joint pain)
  • Diarrhoea
  • Vomiting
  • Hyponatraemia (abnormally low level of sodium in the blood; associated with dehydration)
  • Renal failure acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)
5 - 10 years:
  • Hyponatraemia (abnormally low level of sodium in the blood; associated with dehydration)
  • Vulvovaginal pruritus (vulvovaginal severe itching)
  • Weight decreased
  • Diarrhoea
  • Insomnia (sleeplessness)
  • Systemic lupus erythematosus (an autoimmune disease, which means the body's immune system mistakenly, attacks healthy tissue)
  • Thrombotic stroke (stroke due to clot formation)
  • Convulsion (muscles contract and relax rapidly and repeatedly, resulting in an uncontrolled shaking of the body)
  • Sepsis (a severe blood infection that can lead to organ failure and death)
  • Hypomagnesaemia (electrolyte disturbance in which there is an abnormally low level of magnesium in the blood)
10+ years:
  • Ventricular fibrillation (abnormally irregular heart rhythm)
  • Tetany (involuntary contraction of muscles)
  • Neutropenia (an abnormally low number of neutrophils)
  • Pain in extremity
  • Vitamin b12 deficiency
  • Visual impairment
  • Haematemesis (vomiting of blood)
  • Hypoglycaemia (deficiency of glucose in the bloodstream)
  • Hyponatraemia (abnormally low level of sodium in the blood; associated with dehydration)
  • Joint swelling
not specified:
  • Vomiting
  • Weight decreased
  • Pyrexia (fever)
  • White blood cell count decreased
  • Pneumonia
  • Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  • Rash
  • Thrombocytopenia (decrease of platelets in blood)
  • White blood cell count increased
  • Renal failure acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)

Most common side effects by gender *:

female:
  • Vomiting
  • Weight decreased
  • Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  • Pyrexia (fever)
  • Rash
  • Urinary tract infection
  • Pneumonia
  • White blood cell count decreased
  • Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body)
  • Hyponatraemia (abnormally low level of sodium in the blood; associated with dehydration)
male:
  • Vomiting
  • White blood cell count decreased
  • Pyrexia (fever)
  • Weight decreased
  • Pneumonia
  • Thrombocytopenia (decrease of platelets in blood)
  • White blood cell count increased
  • Sepsis (a severe blood infection that can lead to organ failure and death)
  • Renal failure acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)
  • Syncope (loss of consciousness with an inability to maintain postural tone)

Most common side effects by age *:

0-1:
  • Ventricular septal defect (a hole in the heart, is a common heart defect that's present at birth (congenital))
  • Vomiting
  • Atrial septal defect (an abnormal opening between the left and right atria of the heart)
  • Wheezing (a high-pitched whistling sound made while you breath)
  • Myocardial infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)
  • Pyrexia (fever)
  • Sepsis (a severe blood infection that can lead to organ failure and death)
  • Unresponsive to stimuli
  • Ankyloglossia congenital (a congenital anomaly in which the mucous membrane under the tongue is too short limiting the mobility of the tongue)
  • Drug exposure during pregnancy
2-9:
  • Vomiting
  • Urticaria (rash of round, red welts on the skin that itch intensely)
  • Venoocclusive liver disease (small veins in the liver are obstructed)
  • Pyrexia (fever)
  • Respiratory disorder (respiratory disease)
  • Anaemia (lack of blood)
  • Cerebral infarction (less blood supply to brain resulting tissue damage)
  • Influenza like illness
  • Renal impairment (severely reduced kidney function)
  • White blood cell count decreased
10-19:
  • Vomiting
  • Drug rash with eosinophilia and systemic symptoms (adverse drug reactions with rash)
  • Crohn's disease (condition that causes inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract)
  • Pyrexia (fever)
  • Squamous cell carcinoma of skin (a cancer of a kind of epithelial cell, the squamous cell. these cells are the main part of the epidermis of the skin)
  • Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  • Tachycardia (a heart rate that exceeds the range of 100 beats/min)
  • Pancreatitis (inflammation of pancreas)
  • Weight decreased
  • Colitis ulcerative (inflammation of colon with ulcer)
20-29:
  • Vomiting
  • Swollen tongue (swelling of tongue)
  • Pyrexia (fever)
  • Thrombocytopenia (decrease of platelets in blood)
  • White blood cell count increased
  • Overdose
  • Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body)
  • Weight decreased
  • Weight increased
  • Anaphylactic reaction (serious allergic reaction)
30-39:
  • Vomiting
  • White blood cell count decreased
  • White blood cell count increased
  • Weight decreased
  • Pyrexia (fever)
  • Vaginal haemorrhage (vaginal bleeding)
  • Thrombocytopenia (decrease of platelets in blood)
  • Rash
  • Urticaria (rash of round, red welts on the skin that itch intensely)
  • Alanine aminotransferase increased
40-49:
  • Vomiting
  • Pyrexia (fever)
  • Weight decreased
  • White blood cell count increased
  • White blood cell count decreased
  • Rash
  • Weight increased
  • Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  • Urinary tract infection
  • Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body)
50-59:
  • Vomiting
  • Weight decreased
  • White blood cell count decreased
  • Pyrexia (fever)
  • Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  • White blood cell count increased
  • Thrombocytopenia (decrease of platelets in blood)
  • Weight increased
  • Rash
  • Diarrhoea
60+:
  • Vomiting
  • Pneumonia
  • Weight decreased
  • Pyrexia (fever)
  • Renal failure acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)
  • White blood cell count decreased
  • Interstitial lung disease
  • Thrombocytopenia (decrease of platelets in blood)
  • Sepsis (a severe blood infection that can lead to organ failure and death)
  • Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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