Pantoprazole side effects - from FDA reports


In this review, we analyze Pantoprazole side effects by the time on the drug, gender and age of the people who have side effects while taking Pantoprazole. The review is based on 93,666 people who have side effects while taking the drug from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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Pantoprazole

Pantoprazole has active ingredients of pantoprazole sodium. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from Pantoprazole 95,377 users)


On Mar, 01, 2019

93,666 people who take Pantoprazole are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Pantoprazole side effects.

Most common side effects over time *:

< 1 month:
  • Thrombocytopenia (decrease of platelets in blood)
  • Vomiting
  • Toxic epidermal necrolysis (a rare, life-threatening skin condition that is usually caused by a reaction to drugs causes wide spread skin destruction)
  • Suicide attempt
  • Neutropenia (an abnormally low number of neutrophils)
  • Rash maculo-papular (red area on the skin that is covered with small confluent bumps)
  • Pyrexia (fever)
  • Sepsis (a severe blood infection that can lead to organ failure and death)
  • Urticaria (rash of round, red welts on the skin that itch intensely)
  • Pneumonia
1 - 6 months:
  • Premature delivery
  • Chronic kidney disease
  • Hypokalaemia (low potassium)
  • Rash maculo-papular (red area on the skin that is covered with small confluent bumps)
  • Renal failure (kidney dysfunction)
  • Renal failure acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)
  • Thrombocytopenia (decrease of platelets in blood)
  • Toxic skin eruption (skin breakdown due to toxic substance)
  • Vomiting
  • Agranulocytosis (a deficiency of granulocytes in the blood, causing increased vulnerability to infection)
6 - 12 months:
  • Weight decreased
  • Chronic kidney disease
  • Back pain
  • Palpitations (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing)
  • Temperature regulation disorder (body is unable to maintain temperature)
  • Thrombocytopenia (decrease of platelets in blood)
  • Vitiligo (pigment is lost from areas of the skin)
  • Febrile neutropenia (fever with reduced white blood cells)
  • Gastrointestinal haemorrhage (bleeding gastrointestinal tract)
  • Upper gastrointestinal haemorrhage (upper gastrointestinal bleeding)
1 - 2 years:
  • Chronic kidney disease
  • Renal failure (kidney dysfunction)
  • Weight decreased
  • Hypomagnesaemia (electrolyte disturbance in which there is an abnormally low level of magnesium in the blood)
  • Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness)
  • Visual impairment
  • Gastrointestinal haemorrhage (bleeding gastrointestinal tract)
  • International normalised ratio increased
  • Depression
  • Renal failure acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)
2 - 5 years:
  • Agranulocytosis (a deficiency of granulocytes in the blood, causing increased vulnerability to infection)
  • Chronic kidney disease
  • Renal failure (kidney dysfunction)
  • Renal injury (kidney injury)
  • Tubulointerstitial nephritis (a form of nephritis affecting the interstitium of the kidneys surrounding the tubules)
  • Acute hepatic failure
  • Gastrointestinal haemorrhage (bleeding gastrointestinal tract)
  • Haemorrhagic stroke (stroke caused by the rupture of a blood vessel in the brain)
  • Thrombocytopenia (decrease of platelets in blood)
  • Hypertension (high blood pressure)
5 - 10 years:
  • Chronic kidney disease
  • Tubulointerstitial nephritis (a form of nephritis affecting the interstitium of the kidneys surrounding the tubules)
  • Renal injury (kidney injury)
  • Vomiting
  • Renal failure (kidney dysfunction)
  • Hyperhidrosis (abnormally increased sweating)
  • Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  • Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (a progressive disease that makes it hard to breathe)
  • Death
  • Weight decreased
10+ years:
  • Chronic kidney disease
  • Tubulointerstitial nephritis (a form of nephritis affecting the interstitium of the kidneys surrounding the tubules)
  • Thrombophlebitis superficial (swelling (inflammation) of a superficial vein caused by a blood clot)
  • Acute promyelocytic leukaemia (cancer of the blood and bone marrow)
  • Deep vein thrombosis (blood clot in a major vein that usually develops in the legs and/or pelvis)
  • Diabetes mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin)
  • Renal injury (kidney injury)
  • Hypomagnesaemia (electrolyte disturbance in which there is an abnormally low level of magnesium in the blood)
  • Osteoporosis (bones weak and more likely to break)
  • Renal failure (kidney dysfunction)
not specified:
  • Vomiting
  • Weight decreased
  • Death
  • Pneumonia
  • Weight increased
  • Urinary tract infection
  • Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  • Drug ineffective
  • Thrombocytopenia (decrease of platelets in blood)
  • Pyrexia (fever)

Most common side effects by gender *:

female:
  • Vomiting
  • Weight decreased
  • Urinary tract infection
  • Weight increased
  • Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  • Death
  • Pneumonia
  • Drug ineffective
  • Pain
  • Rash
male:
  • Vomiting
  • Weight decreased
  • Myocardial infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)
  • White blood cell count decreased
  • Sepsis (a severe blood infection that can lead to organ failure and death)
  • Rash
  • Syncope (loss of consciousness with an inability to maintain postural tone)
  • Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  • Urinary tract infection
  • Tremor (trembling or shaking movements in one or more parts of your body)

Most common side effects by age *:

0-1:
  • Premature baby
  • Large for dates baby (a baby looks older than gestational period by weight and appearance)
  • Small for dates baby (an unborn baby is growing more slowly and is smaller than most babies are at the same age)
  • Ventricular septal defect (a hole in the heart, is a common heart defect that's present at birth (congenital))
  • Vomiting
  • Drug level increased
  • Haematemesis (vomiting of blood)
  • Staphylococcus test positive
  • Temperature regulation disorder (body is unable to maintain temperature)
  • Trisomy 18 (a genetic disorder caused by the presence of all or part of an extra 18th chromosome)
2-9:
  • Pleural effusion (water on the lungs)
  • Diabetes mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin)
  • Pancreatitis (inflammation of pancreas)
  • Stomatitis (inflammation of mucous membrane of mouth)
  • Premature baby
  • Sepsis (a severe blood infection that can lead to organ failure and death)
  • Tachycardia (a heart rate that exceeds the range of 100 beats/min)
  • Weight decreased
  • Accidental exposure
  • Acute graft versus host disease in liver (acute complication in liver following an allogeneic tissue/blood transplant)
10-19:
  • 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)
  • Vomiting
  • Crohn's disease (condition that causes inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract)
  • Sinusitis (inflammation of sinus)
  • Serotonin syndrome (occurs when two drugs that affect the body's level of serotonin are taken together at the same time)
  • Pain
  • Pancreatitis acute (sudden inflammation of pancreas)
  • Sopor (sleep)
  • Electrocardiogram qt prolonged
  • Hyperbilirubinaemia (excess of bilirubin in the blood)
20-29:
  • Vision blurred
  • Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  • Tachycardia (a heart rate that exceeds the range of 100 beats/min)
  • Venoocclusive liver disease (small veins in the liver are obstructed)
  • Rash
  • Somnolence (a state of near-sleep, a strong desire for sleep)
  • Thrombocytopenia (decrease of platelets in blood)
  • Pneumonia
  • Premature delivery
  • Weight increased
30-39:
  • Vomiting
  • Pain
  • Weight decreased
  • Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  • Pyrexia (fever)
  • Weight increased
  • White blood cell count decreased
  • Vision blurred
  • Pulmonary embolism (blockage of the main artery of the lung)
  • Urinary tract infection
40-49:
  • Vomiting
  • Weight decreased
  • Weight increased
  • Pyrexia (fever)
  • Thrombocytopenia (decrease of platelets in blood)
  • Urticaria (rash of round, red welts on the skin that itch intensely)
  • Death
  • Pneumonia
  • Neutropenia (an abnormally low number of neutrophils)
  • Urinary tract infection
50-59:
  • Vomiting
  • Weight decreased
  • Pneumonia
  • Urinary tract infection
  • Thrombocytopenia (decrease of platelets in blood)
  • Weight increased
  • Pyrexia (fever)
  • Death
  • Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  • Drug ineffective
60+:
  • Vomiting
  • Weight decreased
  • Pneumonia
  • Death
  • Thrombocytopenia (decrease of platelets in blood)
  • Urinary tract infection
  • Gastrointestinal haemorrhage (bleeding gastrointestinal tract)
  • Weight increased
  • Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
  • Syncope (loss of consciousness with an inability to maintain postural tone)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

FDA reports used in this study

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