Nexium and Abscess limb - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


Abscess limb is found among people who take Nexium, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Nexium and have Abscess limb. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 231,329 people who have side effects when taking Nexium from the FDA, and is updated regularly. You can use the study as a second opinion to make health care decisions.

Phase IV trials are used to detect adverse drug outcomes and monitor drug effectiveness in the real world. With medical big data and AI algorithms, eHealthMe is running millions of phase IV trials and makes the results available to the public. Our original studies have been referenced on 600+ medical publications including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature.

On Dec, 08, 2022

231,329 people reported to have side effects when taking Nexium.
Among them, 64 people (0.03%) have Abscess limb.

What is Nexium?

Nexium has active ingredients of esomeprazole magnesium. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease. eHealthMe is studying from 235,981 Nexium users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Abscess limb?

Abscess limb (limb infection) is found to be associated with 1,000 drugs and 559 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Nexium and Abscess limb reports submitted per year:

Could Nexium cause Abscess limb?

Time on Nexium when people have Abscess limb *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 50 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 50 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Abscess limb when taking Nexium *:

  • female: 75.81 %
  • male: 24.19 %

Age of people who have Abscess limb when taking Nexium *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 2 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 4 %
  • 40-49: 32 %
  • 50-59: 8 %
  • 60+: 54 %

Common drugs people take besides Nexium *:

  1. Lyrica: 15 people, 23.44%
  2. Advil: 10 people, 15.62%
  3. Norvasc: 9 people, 14.06%
  4. Crestor: 7 people, 10.94%
  5. Actemra: 7 people, 10.94%
  6. Ambien: 7 people, 10.94%
  7. Lortab: 7 people, 10.94%
  8. Tylenol: 7 people, 10.94%
  9. Fosamax: 7 people, 10.94%
  10. Micardis: 6 people, 9.38%

Common side effects people have besides Abscess limb *:

  1. Weight Decreased: 21 people, 32.81%
  2. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 15 people, 23.44%
  3. High Blood Pressure: 15 people, 23.44%
  4. Pain: 15 people, 23.44%
  5. Fall: 15 people, 23.44%
  6. Joint Pain: 12 people, 18.75%
  7. Stress And Anxiety: 11 people, 17.19%
  8. Urinary Tract Infection: 10 people, 15.62%
  9. Pain In Extremity: 10 people, 15.62%
  10. Nausea And Vomiting: 10 people, 15.62%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints): 15 people, 23.44%
  2. High Blood Pressure: 8 people, 12.50%
  3. Pain: 6 people, 9.38%
  4. Multiple Myeloma (cancer of the plasma cells): 6 people, 9.38%
  5. Gastritis (inflammation of stomach): 5 people, 7.81%
  6. Pain In Extremity: 5 people, 7.81%
  7. Deep Venous Thrombosis (blood clot in a major vein that usually develops in the legs and/or pelvis): 4 people, 6.25%
  8. High Blood Cholesterol: 3 people, 4.69%
  9. Headache (pain in head): 3 people, 4.69%
  10. Diabetes: 3 people, 4.69%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Nexium and have Abscess limb?

Check whether Abscess limb is associated with a drug or a condition

How to use the study?

You can discuss the study with your doctor, to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

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How the study uses the data?

The study uses data from the FDA. It is based on esomeprazole magnesium (the active ingredients of Nexium) and Nexium (the brand name). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered. Dosage of drugs is not considered in the study.

Who is eHealthMe?

With medical big data and proven AI algorithms, eHealthMe provides a platform for everyone to run phase IV clinical trials. We study millions of patients and 5,000 more each day. Results of our real-world drug study have been referenced on 600+ medical publications, including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature. Our analysis results are available to researchers, health care professionals, patients (testimonials), and software developers (open API).


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