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 study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 64,632 people who have side effects when taking Lansoprazole from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 25, 2018

64,632 people reported to have side effects when taking Lansoprazole.
Among them, 1,017 people (1.57%) have Sudden death

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Lansoprazole cause Sudden death?

Time on Lansoprazole when people have Sudden death *:

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

  • female: 43.51 %
  • male: 56.49 %

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints): 93 people, 9.14%
  2. Schizophrenia (a mental disorder characterized by a breakdown of thought processes): 70 people, 6.88%
  3. Preventive Health Care: 68 people, 6.69%
  4. High Blood Pressure: 65 people, 6.39%
  5. Pain: 55 people, 5.41%

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Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Aspirin: 87 people, 8.55%
  2. Furosemide: 73 people, 7.18%
  3. Lasix: 72 people, 7.08%
  4. Prednisolone: 71 people, 6.98%
  5. Simvastatin: 70 people, 6.88%

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Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Breathing Difficulty: 60 people, 5.90%
  2. Pain: 51 people, 5.01%
  3. Weakness: 47 people, 4.62%
  4. Anaemia (lack of blood): 47 people, 4.62%
  5. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 40 people, 3.93%

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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

FDA reports used in this study

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