Amaryl and Bladder cancer - from FDA reports


Summary

Bladder cancer is found among people who take Amaryl, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Actos, and have Type 2 diabetes . We study 26,136 people who have side effects while taking Amaryl from FDA. Among them, 641 have Bladder cancer. Find out below who they are, when they have Bladder cancer and more.

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Amaryl

Amaryl has active ingredients of glimepiride. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from Amaryl 26,372 users)

Bladder Cancer

Bladder cancer has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis (latest reports from 15,643 Bladder cancer patients).

On Feb, 09, 2017

26,136 people reported to have side effects when taking Amaryl.
Among them, 641 people (2.45%) have Bladder Cancer


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Amaryl cause Bladder cancer?

Time on Amaryl when people have Bladder Cancer *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 8.38 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 6.81 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 23.04 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 35.6 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 21.99 %
  • 10+ years: 4.19 %

Gender of people who have Bladder Cancer when taking Amaryl *:

  • female: 17.42 %
  • male: 82.58 %

Age of people who have Bladder Cancer when taking Amaryl *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.58 %
  • 10-19: 0.58 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 1.16 %
  • 50-59: 11.05 %
  • 60+: 86.63 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Type 2 Diabetes (559 people, 87.21%)
  • Diabetes (190 people, 29.64%)
  • High Blood Pressure (8 people, 1.25%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (6 people, 0.94%)
  • Constipation (3 people, 0.47%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Actos (592 people, 92.36%)
  • Metformin (400 people, 62.40%)
  • Glucophage (188 people, 29.33%)
  • Januvia (185 people, 28.86%)
  • Lantus (144 people, 22.46%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Death (93 people, 14.51%)
  • Haematuria (30 people, 4.68%)
  • Urinary Tract Infection (19 people, 2.96%)
  • High Blood Pressure (10 people, 1.56%)
  • Bladder Cancer Recurrent (9 people, 1.40%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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