Amaryl and Pancreatic cancer - from FDA reports


Summary

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 Victoza, and have Type 2 diabetes. This review analyzes which people have Pancreatic cancer with Amaryl. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 26,775 people who have side effects when taking Amaryl from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 06, 2017

26,775 people reported to have side effects when taking Amaryl.
Among them, 137 people (0.51%) have Pancreatic Cancer


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Amaryl cause Pancreatic cancer?

Time on Amaryl when people have Pancreatic Cancer *:

  • < 1 month: 7.14 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 42.86 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 14.29 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 14.29 %
  • 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: 34.81 %
  • male: 65.19 %

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: 1.75 %
  • 40-49: 4.39 %
  • 50-59: 20.18 %
  • 60+: 73.68 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Type 2 Diabetes (79 people, 57.66%)
  • Diabetes (28 people, 20.44%)
  • High Blood Pressure (22 people, 16.06%)
  • Hyperlipidaemia (10 people, 7.30%)
  • Cerebral Infarction (5 people, 3.65%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Victoza (27 people, 19.71%)
  • Actos (26 people, 18.98%)
  • Byetta (23 people, 16.79%)
  • Januvia (22 people, 16.06%)
  • Metformin (20 people, 14.60%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Weight Decreased (12 people, 8.76%)
  • Blood Glucose Increased (12 people, 8.76%)
  • Metastases To Liver (11 people, 8.03%)
  • Liver Disorder (9 people, 6.57%)
  • Jaundice - Yellow Skin (9 people, 6.57%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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