Actos and Bladder cancer - from FDA reports
Bladder cancer is found among people who take Actos, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Metformin, and have High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Bladder cancer with Actos. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 43,167 people who have side effects when taking Actos from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Sep, 20, 2017
43,167 people reported to have side effects when taking Actos.
Among them, 8,974 people (20.79%) have Bladder cancer
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Actos when people have Bladder cancer *:
- < 1 month: 0.57 %
- 1 - 6 months: 4.47 %
- 6 - 12 months: 4.21 %
- 1 - 2 years: 12.7 %
- 2 - 5 years: 38.73 %
- 5 - 10 years: 31.32 %
- 10+ years: 8.0 %
Gender of people who have Bladder cancer when taking Actos *:
- female: 17.99 %
- male: 82.01 %
Age of people who have Bladder cancer when taking Actos *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.16 %
- 10-19: 0.33 %
- 20-29: 0.33 %
- 30-39: 0.74 %
- 40-49: 1.96 %
- 50-59: 11.12 %
- 60+: 85.36 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- High Blood Pressure (36 people, 0.40%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (11 people, 0.12%)
- Blood Glucose Abnormal (11 people, 0.12%)
- Hyperuricaemia (10 people, 0.11%)
- Diabetes Insipidus (8 people, 0.09%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Metformin (1,806 people, 20.12%)
- Glucophage (764 people, 8.51%)
- Glucotrol (736 people, 8.20%)
- Januvia (676 people, 7.53%)
- Lantus (611 people, 6.81%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Death (843 people, 9.39%)
- Haematuria (156 people, 1.74%)
- Urinary Tract Infection (81 people, 0.90%)
- Blood Urine Present (55 people, 0.61%)
- Urination - Painful (50 people, 0.56%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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