Omeprazole and Ichthyosis - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


Ichthyosis is found among people who take Omeprazole, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Omeprazole and have Ichthyosis. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 351,142 people who have side effects when taking Omeprazole 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, 07, 2022

351,142 people reported to have side effects when taking Omeprazole.
Among them, 26 people (0.01%) have Ichthyosis.

What is Omeprazole?

Omeprazole has active ingredients of omeprazole. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease. eHealthMe is studying from 359,941 Omeprazole users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Ichthyosis?

Ichthyosis (genetic skin disorders) is found to be associated with 113 drugs and 37 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Omeprazole and Ichthyosis reports submitted per year:

Could Omeprazole cause Ichthyosis?

Gender of people who have Ichthyosis when taking Omeprazole *:

  • female: 91.3 %
  • male: 8.7 %

Age of people who have Ichthyosis when taking Omeprazole *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 24 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 16 %
  • 50-59: 52 %
  • 60+: 8 %

Common drugs people take besides Omeprazole *:

  1. Aranesp: 19 people, 73.08%
  2. Zometa: 16 people, 61.54%
  3. Fosamax: 16 people, 61.54%
  4. Prometrium: 16 people, 61.54%
  5. Prevacid: 16 people, 61.54%
  6. Percocet: 16 people, 61.54%
  7. Paxil: 16 people, 61.54%
  8. Mobic: 16 people, 61.54%
  9. Metronidazole: 16 people, 61.54%
  10. Lunesta: 16 people, 61.54%

Common side effects people have besides Ichthyosis *:

  1. Inflammation: 18 people, 69.23%
  2. Fever: 18 people, 69.23%
  3. Weakness: 17 people, 65.38%
  4. Stress And Anxiety: 17 people, 65.38%
  5. Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling): 17 people, 65.38%
  6. Eczema (patches of skin become rough and inflamed, with itching and bleeding blisters): 17 people, 65.38%
  7. Anaemia (lack of blood): 17 people, 65.38%
  8. Loose Tooth: 16 people, 61.54%
  9. Dermatitis (inflammation of the skin resulting from direct irritation by an external agent or an allergic reaction to it): 16 people, 61.54%
  10. Deformity (disfigurement): 16 people, 61.54%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. Multiple Myeloma (cancer of the plasma cells): 16 people, 61.54%
  2. High Blood Pressure: 16 people, 61.54%
  3. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 16 people, 61.54%
  4. Hepatitis C: 3 people, 11.54%
  5. Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints): 1 person, 3.85%
  6. Hyperphosphataemia (electrolyte disturbance in which there is an abnormally elevated level of phosphate in the blood): 1 person, 3.85%
  7. Dermatitis Atopic (inflammatory, chronically relapsing, non-contagious and pruritic skin disorder): 1 person, 3.85%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Omeprazole and have Ichthyosis?

Check whether Ichthyosis 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 omeprazole (the active ingredients of Omeprazole) and Omeprazole (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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