Lansoprazole and Sudden death - from FDA reports


Sudden death is found among people who take Lansoprazole, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have Rheumatoid arthritis. This review analyzes which people have Sudden death with Lansoprazole. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 55,400 people who have side effects when taking Lansoprazole from FDA, and is updated regularly.



On Jul, 13, 2018

55,400 people reported to have side effects when taking Lansoprazole.
Among them, 875 people (1.58%) have Sudden death


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lansoprazole cause Sudden death?

Time on Lansoprazole when people have Sudden death *:

  • < 1 month: 21.69 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 49.4 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 8.43 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 14.46 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 3.61 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 2.41 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Sudden death when taking Lansoprazole *:

  • female: 41.27 %
  • male: 58.73 %

Age of people who have Sudden death when taking Lansoprazole *:

  • 0-1: 0.29 %
  • 2-9: 0.29 %
  • 10-19: 0.57 %
  • 20-29: 1.43 %
  • 30-39: 2.29 %
  • 40-49: 9.87 %
  • 50-59: 17.02 %
  • 60+: 68.24 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints): 83 people, 9.49%
  2. Schizophrenia (a mental disorder characterized by a breakdown of thought processes): 63 people, 7.20%
  3. Preventive Health Care: 60 people, 6.86%
  4. High Blood Pressure: 55 people, 6.29%
  5. Pain: 51 people, 5.83%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Aspirin: 87 people, 9.94%
  2. Furosemide: 73 people, 8.34%
  3. Prednisolone: 71 people, 8.11%
  4. Simvastatin: 70 people, 8.00%
  5. Acetaminophen: 60 people, 6.86%

Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Breathing Difficulty: 51 people, 5.83%
  2. Pain: 45 people, 5.14%
  3. Anaemia (lack of blood): 43 people, 4.91%
  4. Weakness: 43 people, 4.91%
  5. Diarrhea: 37 people, 4.23%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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