Omeprazole Pneumonia Side Effect Reports
The following Omeprazole Pneumonia side effect reports were submitted by healthcare professionals and consumers.
This information will help you understand how side effects, such as Pneumonia, can occur, and what you can do about them.
A side effect could appear soon after you start Omeprazole or it might take time to develop.
|Intestinal Obstruction, Pneumonia, Pulmonary Embolism, Malaise, Product Solubility Abnormal, Product Quality Issue|
This Pneumonia side effect was reported by a pharmacist from US. A 54-year-old patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: dyspepsia. The patient was prescribed Omeprazole Magnesium Delayed Release Otc (dosage: NA), which was started on Jan 01, 2013. Concurrently used drugs: NA. When starting to take Omeprazole Magnesium Delayed Release Otc the consumer reported the following symptoms:
|Pneumonia, Malaise, Rectal Haemorrhage, Weight Increased, Haemorrhoids, Pain, Vomiting, Head Injury, Adverse Reaction|
This Pneumonia Omeprazole side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from US on May 06, 2013. A Female , 75 years of age, weighting 170.0 lb, was diagnosed with
|Product Solubility Abnormal, Malaise, Intestinal Obstruction, Pneumonia, Pulmonary Embolism, Product Quality Issue|
This is a Omeprazole side effect report of a 54-year-old patient (weight:NA) from US, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: dyspepsia, who was treated with Omeprazole (dosage:20.6 Mg, 1 In 1 D, Oral, start time: Jan 01, 2013), combined with: NA., and developed a serious reaction and a Pneumonia side effect. The patient presented with:
|Sepsis, Pneumonia, Pulmonary Haemorrhage|
A 74-year-old patient (weight: NA) from DE with the following symptoms: NA started Omeprazole treatment (dosage: 20 Mg) on NS. Soon after starting Omeprazole treatment, the consumer experienced several side effects, including:
|Headache, Pneumonia, Abdominal Pain Upper, Spinal Fracture, Malaise, Asthenia, Constipation, Weight Decreased, Arthralgia|
A female patient from BRAZIL was prescribed and started Omeprazole on Jun 18, 2012. Patient felt the following Omeprazole side effects: headache, pneumonia, abdominal pain upper, spinal fracture, malaise, asthenia, constipation, weight decreased, arthralgia Additional patient health information: Female , weighting 147.7 lb, The consumer reported the following symptoms: . Omeprazole dosage: NA. Concurrently used drugs:
|Acute Respiratory Failure, Left Ventricular Failure, Pneumonia, Bronchitis|
This report suggests a potential Omeprazole Pneumonia side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A female patient from GERMANY (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): NA and used Omeprazole (dosage: 20mg Daily Dose) starting May 13, 2011. Soon after starting Omeprazole the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
|Bilirubin Conjugated Increased, Pneumonia, Renal Impairment|
An adverse event was reported by a physician on Jun 08, 2012 by a Female taking Omeprazole (dosage: NA) . Location: JAPAN , weighting 83.78 lb, patient began experiencing various side effects, including: Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Omeprazole side effects: bilirubin conjugated increased, pneumonia, renal impairment. Additional medications/treatments:
Associated medications used:
|Pneumonia, Hepatic Failure, Febrile Neutropenia, Cardio-respiratory Arrest, Duodenal Ulcer, Gastrointestinal Ulcer|
This Pneumonia problem was reported by a physician from PHILIPPINES. A female patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): NA.On Nov 14, 2010 a consumer started treatment with Omeprazole (dosage: NA). The following drugs/medications were being taken at the same time:
This is a Omeprazole side effect report of a female patient (weight: NA) from GERMANY. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: NA and was treated with Omeprazole (dosage: NA) starting Feb 01, 2011. Concurrently used drugs:
This Pneumonia side effect was reported by a physician from GERMANY on May 22, 2012. A female patient from GERMANY , weighting 165.3 lb, was treated with Omeprazole. Directly after treatment started, patient experienced the unwanted or unexpected Omeprazole side effects: pneumonia. Omeprazole dosage: NA.
Associated medications used:
|Lower Respiratory Tract Infection, Dyspnoea, C-reactive Protein Increased, Pyrexia, Pneumonia|
This Pneumonia side effect was reported by a health professional from UNITED KINGDOM. A patient (weight:NA) experienced the following symptoms/conditions: NA. The patient was prescribed Omeprazole (dosage: NA), which was started on Jan 10, 2012. Concurrently used drugs:
|Pneumonia, Urinary Tract Infection|
This Pneumonia Omeprazole side effect was reported by a physician from UNITED STATES on Apr 30, 2012. A male , weighting 22.29 lb, was treated with Omeprazole. The patient presented the following health conditions:
|Platelet Count Decreased, Pulmonary Mass, Hepatic Encephalopathy, International Normalised Ratio Abnormal, Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia, Confusional State, Pneumonia, Haemoptysis, Urinary Tract Infection|
This is a Omeprazole side effect report of a patient (weight:NA) from UNITED STATES, suffering from the following symptoms/conditions: NA, who was treated with Omeprazole (dosage:Unk, start time: NS), combined with:
A 65-year-old female patient (weight: NA) from UNITED STATES with the following symptoms: NA started Omeprazole treatment (dosage: NA) on NS. Soon after starting Omeprazole treatment, the consumer experienced several side effects, including:
|Interstitial Lung Disease, Pneumonia|
A patient from UNITED STATES was prescribed and started Omeprazole on Apr 06, 2012. After Omeprazole was administered, patient encountered several Omeprazole side effects: interstitial lung disease, pneumonia Additional patient health information: male , 65 years of age, weighting 149.9 lb, The consumer reported the following symptoms: . Omeprazole dosage: Tab. Concurrently used drugs:
|Pneumonia, Multiple Myeloma, Asthenia|
This report suggests a potential Omeprazole Pneumonia side effect(s) that can have serious consequences. A female patient from UNITED STATES (weight:NA) was diagnosed with the following health condition(s): NA and used Omeprazole (dosage: NA) starting Sep 16, 2011. Soon after starting Omeprazole the patient began experiencing various side effects, including:
|Febrile Neutropenia, Pneumonia|
An adverse event was reported by a health professional on Mar 13, 2012 by a male taking Omeprazole (dosage: 20 Milligram) was diagnosed with
Multiple prescriptions taken:
|Bronchitis, Pneumonia, Eye Injury, Corneal Erosion|
This Pneumonia problem was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from UNITED STATES. A 67-year-old patient (weight: NA) was diagnosed with the following medical condition(s): NA.On NS a consumer started treatment with Omeprazole (dosage: NA). The following drugs/medications were being taken at the same time:
|Neutropenia, Pneumonia, Stomatitis|
This is a Omeprazole side effect report of a patient (weight: NA) from ARGENTINA. The patient developed the following symptoms/conditions: prophylaxis,non-small cell lung cancer,pain and was treated with Omeprazole (dosage: Unk) starting Feb 27, 2012. Concurrently used drugs:
|Duodenal Ulcer, Neutropenia, Gastrointestinal Ulcer, Pneumonia, Asthenia, Gastritis, Hepatic Failure, Hypersomnia, Disseminated Intravascular Coagulation|
This Pneumonia side effect was reported by a consumer or non-health professional from PHILIPPINES on Feb 24, 2012. A female patient from PHILIPPINES , weighting 115.7 lb, was treated with Omeprazole. Patient felt the following Omeprazole side effects: duodenal ulcer, neutropenia, gastrointestinal ulcer, pneumonia, asthenia, gastritis, hepatic failure, hypersomnia, disseminated intravascular coagulation. Omeprazole dosage: NA.
Multiple prescriptions taken:
Omeprazole Pneumonia Causes and Reviews
Pneumonia is an infection in one or both of the lungs. Many germs, such as bacteria, viruses, and fungi, can cause Pneumonia. You can also get Pneumonia by inhaling a liquid or chemical. People most at risk are older than 65 or younger than 2 years of age, or already have health problems.
Symptoms of Pneumonia vary from mild to severe. See your doctor promptly if you
- Have a high fever
- Have shaking chills
- Have a cough with phlegm that doesn't improve or gets worse
- Develop shortness of breath with normal daily activities
- Have chest pain when you breathe or cough
- Feel suddenly worse after a cold or the flu
Your doctor will use your medical history, a physical exam, and lab tests to diagnose Pneumonia. Treatment depends on what kind you have. If bacteria are the cause, antibiotics should help. If you have viral Pneumonia, your doctor may prescribe an antiviral medicine to treat it.
Preventing Pneumonia is always better than treating it. Vaccines are available to prevent pneumococcal Pneumonia and the flu. Other preventive measures include washing your hands frequently and not smoking.
NIH: National Heart, Lung, and Blood Institute
Omeprazole Pneumonia Reviews
|Wed, 23 May 2012|
I was on Omeprazole for 3 month, taking one 20mg dose a day. Towards the end of the 3 months, I started getting moderate to severe leg, foot, arm, and hand cramps. I went to my doctor, and she believed it was due to the Omeprazole and suggested I wean myself off of it over the course of a week. I did, and the stomach pain it was initially prescribed for did not come back, but since then I have had daily leg and arm pains (sometimes chest pain as well), and slight headaches. It has been approximately a month since I stopped taking this medicine and I still have these pains and cramps. Is anyone else still experiencing this after stopping using Omeprazole?
I'm going back to the doctor on Monday to figure out if something else is wrong. These pains, and the anxiety I have from not knowing what is causing them is really disrupting my life. I've been afraid that I have blood clots because of the pain in my legs, but the pains are so random, sudden, and occur in so many different parts of my legs/arms that I've been told it's inconsistent with a blood clot. I'm not sure if I am just being paranoid, or if this medication has left me with some sort of anxiety disorder, but I find myself constantly worrying about the pains all over my limbs. Would be great to hear from someone else that they experience the same thing and it went away in time...
|Mon, 26 Nov 2012|
I have been taking Omeprazole for nine years and in the last year I have suddenly developed dizzy episodes, heart palpitations, and lung spasms that prevent me from breathing all the way in or all the way out so I feel like i'm suffocating. This initially started during the night when I would wake up because I had stopped breathing. It has now progressed to full on attacks that leave me too breathless to hold a conversation, or eat. The attack I had two weeks ago was so bad that I got my jammies and toothbrush ready and was going to call an ambulance, when it began to subside. When the attacks began I also experienced pain and numbness down my left arm, and my hand tingled like pins and needles and went cold. About a year ago it all kicked off with what I believed to be an anxiety attack, though I was not anxious. I went dizzy, my forehead and cheek went pins and needles and I had a head ache. Also when I was pregnant I worked out two hours a day and ate healthy, then in the last six weeks I suddenly ballooned up three stone, totalling five stone of baby weight, despite excercising so much, with weights, that I now have a curve in my spine. I shed the first couple of stone over a few months then was left with three stone that will not go away, despite doing gillian micheals thirty day shred dvd and a davina one- - both each day from two weeks after my son was born, and dieting. eventually I tried the Harcombe diet when I burned out from all the excercise and watched a stone and a half creep off at a rate of a quarter of a pound every two weeks, only to yoyo back up half a stone for absolutely no reason. I was at my wits end, then the respiratory problems started and my mum asked if it could be the omeprezole. I dismissed it- but I had not read the side effects list! Eversince I got put on this medicine my weight has crept up and up and i have been forced to do ten hours excercise a week just to maintain a weight I had to starve to get to- which was above the weight I should be for a five foot two woman. I never could explain it, I've just fought it till now, when I'm so burned out all I can do is stare at my fat in the mirror and then eat chocolate! My diet is wheat free, grain free except for oats, it has been vegan and vegetarian, but as I said I gave up so now i'm back on meat and milk! Not wheat-i'm allergic. For the record I can't be accused of being annorexic- I weigh about twelve stone. Havent weighed since I had melt down and gave up, and drowned my sorrow with toblerone. How can you work so hard and have so strict a diet with no results? Long story short (too late for that!) I have given up omeprezole- I dont know how you'r meant to but I just stopped taking it. I just pray that it was the cause of the weight gain and not being able to lose it- I was a size eight when they put me on this stuff! And I hope it comes off now! What has also scared me is that this last year, I have been trying to work out why so much hair comes out in the shower, and why last time I went to the hairdresser's I was told that I had noticabely less hair on one side of my head than the other. So I read the side effects list of the omeprezole and its all there, the last nine years! even the thinning hair! I have had a random outbreak of hives, and dry yellowing eyes as well. Also I have no energy, ever and exercise exhausts me to the point where I just sit staring and dont want to get off the sofa. Nine years ago, exercise got me revved up and made me feel brilliant, now I dont see the point- I have rock solid muscle under a ton of fat, and I'm tired all the time. Also for the last nine years I have taken a two litre bottle of water everywhere with me like a kids comfort blanket because I am always thirsty, and the thirst fluctuates. That bottle gets refilled night and day, and my mouth is still dry!I have been known to down almost the entire bottle at one sitting. Anyway- to close- I am going to the doctor's next Monday to tell them I'm off the pills, and why, and to demand to be taken seriously, and to get evry kind of test done - even a test for my hair if thats a thing- to make sure there is no lasting dammage! Do not take this medicine if you value your health, because when it goes wrong doctors will accuse you of being a panicky nervouse person and offer you anti-depressants, and send you on your way, assuming you read the side effects list first and developed symptoms five seconds later, because you are a hypercondriac. Oh also I have had upper respiritory inflamation problems for years, every october since I started this medicine. It once lasted five months! I cannot believe I didn't read the side effects list years ago!
|Thu, 19 Apr 2012|
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|Mon, 28 May 2012|
I've been taking Omeprazole for 2 weeks and I am constantly hungry and gaining weight, this side effect isn't listed on the leaflet, has anyone else experienced this
|Sat, 19 Jan 2013|
I took Omeprazole for one month. I had a burning sensation on my scalp and light chest pains. Also my hair got thinner. I stopped taking Omeprazole after I realized that these symptoms could be caused by Omeprazole. Two days later I felt perfectly fine again.
|Thu, 03 Jan 2013|
I had gastroenteritis three times and I lost my voice, I had a severe bout of hives and my side of face to become numb, which seemed to link to neurological probs, or that my body was reacting. I was put on this medication 3 weeks ago. within about a week I had breathing difficulties and hives again. I have had some spasms in my throat and also some other muscle spams. I went to my doctor, due that I was concerned that it was a problem with immune system and due that my heart rate was high and my diastolic reading was very high. She starting to state about anxiety. I was sent away with another prescription of the same medication. Somehow I don't think I will be getting it.
Thinking of changing my doctor and try and find someone that will send me to a specialist to get this sorted, without the anxiety rubbish. Yes it is causing anxiety, but, it is due that I know something is seriously wrong. This medication has just made things worse, I think. My concern is that they do not know the side effects of the medications they precribe and are too ready to blame me for worrying.
|Sun, 25 Nov 2012|
before i started taking 40/mg Omeprazole per day for GERD/Helicobacter treatment i was a healthy, fit person for 30 years old. cholesterol levels were low, bp was 118/78, resting heart rate around 50-52bpm. 12 months later, my HDL cholesterol levels are 7.0 , bp was 150/100 , resting heart rate 78-84bpm, i have strong palpitations usually after main meals and around 9pm-12am , my eyes have gradually reddened and become veiny, i feel weak and also pretty depressed/anxious about the whole health problems i am experiencing... I've tried coming off Omeprazole but i am physically dependant on it, my body goes into pain/anxiety state when i tried stopping. The gastritis returns and aggresive GERD re-appears, even if i just try dropping the dose the same happens. The pharmaceutical business has a hold of me around the you-know-whats!!! I'm waiting to find out the results of a celiacs test and i also suspect i have b12 deficiency... Maybe its all conicidental, but i've really plummeted, health-wise, since starting PPI treatment..
|Mon, 07 Jul 2014|
|Sat, 21 Jan 2012|
I was prescribed Omeprazole (40mg per day) nearly a month ago for one month for a duodenal ulcer but stopped taking it a couple of days ago. A few days ago I started to suffer from quite severe joint pain and stiffness mainly in my knees and hips to the point where I was/am finding it difficult to walk. I also started with night sweats, headaches and just generally feeling unwell. I've decided I'm better just sticking to a non-inflammatory diet and to natural remedies like licorice tea and manuka honey rather than this questionable drug. I've been prescribed it before but not at such a high dose. I had side effects then but not as bad as this time. Paul