Amaryl and Pancreatic cancer - from FDA reports
Pancreatic cancer is found among people who take Amaryl, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, 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, 131 have Pancreatic cancer. Find out below who they are, when they have Pancreatic cancer and more.
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Amaryl has active ingredients of glimepiride. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from Amaryl 26,372 users)
Pancreatic cancer has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, diabetes, pancreatic carcinoma, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 17,006 Pancreatic cancer patients).
On Feb, 22, 2017
26,136 people reported to have side effects when taking Amaryl.
Among them, 131 people (0.5%) have Pancreatic Cancer
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Amaryl when people have Pancreatic Cancer *:
- < 1 month: 7.14 %
- 1 - 6 months: 50.0 %
- 6 - 12 months: 14.29 %
- 1 - 2 years: 7.14 %
- 2 - 5 years: 7.14 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 14.29 %
Gender of people who have Pancreatic Cancer when taking Amaryl *:
- female: 36.43 %
- male: 63.57 %
Age of people who have Pancreatic Cancer when taking Amaryl *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 1.83 %
- 40-49: 4.59 %
- 50-59: 19.27 %
- 60+: 74.31 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Type 2 Diabetes (75 people, 57.25%)
- Diabetes (27 people, 20.61%)
- High Blood Pressure (22 people, 16.79%)
- Hyperlipidaemia (10 people, 7.63%)
- Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (5 people, 3.82%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Victoza (24 people, 18.32%)
- Actos (24 people, 18.32%)
- Januvia (22 people, 16.79%)
- Byetta (20 people, 15.27%)
- Metformin (18 people, 13.74%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Blood Glucose Increased (12 people, 9.16%)
- Weight Decreased (11 people, 8.40%)
- Metastases To Liver (10 people, 7.63%)
- Liver Disorder (9 people, 6.87%)
- Jaundice - Yellow Skin (8 people, 6.11%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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