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Review: could Amaryl cause Bladder cancer?

Summary: Bladder cancer is found among people who take Amaryl, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, also take medication Actos, and have Diabetes.

We study 20,975 people who have side effects while taking Amaryl from FDA and social media. Among them, 98 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 21,095 Amaryl 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 6,590 Bladder cancer patients)

On Jan, 1, 2015: 20,975 people reported to have side effects when taking Amaryl. Among them, 98 people (0.47%) have Bladder Cancer.

Trend of Bladder cancer in Amaryl reports

Time on Amaryl when people have Bladder cancer * :

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

FemaleMale
Bladder cancer20.83%79.17%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Bladder cancer0.00%1.14%0.00%0.00%0.00%1.14%7.95%89.77%

Severity of Bladder cancer when taking Amaryl ** :

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How people recovered from Bladder cancer ** :

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Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Diabetes mellitus (42 people, 42.86%)
  2. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (32 people, 32.65%)
  3. Diabetes mellitus non-insulin-dependent (3 people, 3.06%)
  4. Idiopathic thrombocytopenic purpura (2 people, 2.04%)
  5. Gastrooesophageal reflux disease (2 people, 2.04%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Actos (76 people, 77.55%)
  2. Aspirin (19 people, 19.39%)
  3. Metformin hcl (15 people, 15.31%)
  4. Diovan (13 people, 13.27%)
  5. Lipitor (13 people, 13.27%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (2 years ago):

  • I'm a 63 year old male. Life long nonsmoker. Diagnosed with bladder cancer in December 2010. Bladder was surgically removed in March of 2010 and one was constructed out of my small intestine.

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