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Review: could Amaryl cause Pancreatic cancer?

We study 20,971 people who have side effects while taking Amaryl from FDA and social media. Among them, 82 have Pancreatic cancer. Find out below who they are, when they have Pancreatic cancer and more.

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Amaryl

Amaryl (latest outcomes from 21,091 users) has active ingredients of glimepiride. It is often used in diabetes.

Pancreatic cancer

Pancreatic cancer (pancreatic cancer) (latest reports from 21,340 patients) has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis.

On Jul, 13, 2014: 20,971 people reported to have side effects when taking Amaryl. Among them, 72 people (0.34%) have Pancreatic Cancer. They amount to 0.34% of all the 21,446 people who have Pancreatic Cancer on eHealthMe.

Trend of Pancreatic cancer in Amaryl reports

Time on Amaryl when people have Pancreatic cancer * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Pancreatic cancer14.29%42.86%14.29%0.00%0.00%0.00%28.57%

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

FemaleMale
Pancreatic cancer28.40%71.60%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Pancreatic cancer0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%4.29%21.43%74.29%

Severity of Pancreatic cancer when taking Amaryl ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Pancreatic cancer ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (47 people, 65.28%)
  2. Hypertension (24 people, 33.33%)
  3. Diabetes mellitus (17 people, 23.61%)
  4. Hyperlipidaemia (12 people, 16.67%)
  5. Constipation (8 people, 11.11%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Byetta (18 people, 25.00%)
  2. Victoza (16 people, 22.22%)
  3. Actos (11 people, 15.28%)
  4. Crestor (10 people, 13.89%)
  5. Metformin hcl (9 people, 12.50%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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