Prevacid and Dyspepsia - from FDA reports

Dyspepsia is found among people who take Prevacid, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Vioxx, and have Pain. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 67,982 people who have side effects when taking Prevacid from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Nov, 01, 2018

67,982 people reported to have side effects when taking Prevacid.
Among them, 1,347 people (1.98%) have Dyspepsia

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Prevacid cause Dyspepsia?

Time on Prevacid when people have Dyspepsia *:

  • < 1 month: 43.9 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 17.07 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 14.63 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 7.32 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 4.88 %
  • 10+ years: 12.2 %

Gender of people who have Dyspepsia when taking Prevacid *:

  • female: 71.25 %
  • male: 28.75 %

Age of people who have Dyspepsia when taking Prevacid *:

  • 0-1: 0.18 %
  • 2-9: 0.36 %
  • 10-19: 1.46 %
  • 20-29: 5.01 %
  • 30-39: 6.47 %
  • 40-49: 15.04 %
  • 50-59: 29.44 %
  • 60+: 42.02 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Pain: 129 people, 9.58%
  2. High Blood Cholesterol: 95 people, 7.05%
  3. Depression: 80 people, 5.94%
  4. Osteoporosis (bones weak and more likely to break): 71 people, 5.27%
  5. Stress And Anxiety: 68 people, 5.05%

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Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Vioxx: 200 people, 14.85%
  2. Prilosec: 163 people, 12.10%
  3. Nexium: 151 people, 11.21%
  4. Ambien: 151 people, 11.21%
  5. Synthroid: 121 people, 8.98%

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Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 337 people, 25.02%
  2. Chest Pain: 314 people, 23.31%
  3. Pain: 293 people, 21.75%
  4. Stress And Anxiety: 289 people, 21.46%
  5. Depression: 254 people, 18.86%

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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

FDA reports used in this study

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