Review: could Amaryl cause Pancreatic cancer?
This is a review of Pancreatic cancer (Pancreatic carcinoma) by studying 20,371 people who take Amaryl. We analyze: the time on Amaryl when people have Pancreatic cancer, gender and age of these people, the severity of Pancreatic cancer, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Amaryl. The review is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Amaryl (latest outcomes from 20,492 users) has active ingredients of glimepiride. It is often used in diabetes, type 2 diabetes. Commonly reported side effects of Amaryl include blood glucose increased, nausea, weight decreased, hypoglycemia, heart attack.
Pancreatic cancer (pancreatic cancer) (latest reports from 20,775 patients) has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, pancreatic carcinoma.
On Mar, 9, 2014: 20,371 people reported to have side effects when taking Amaryl. Among them, 72 people (0.35%) have Pancreatic Cancer. They amount to 0.35% of all the 20,625 people who have Pancreatic Cancer.
Time on Amaryl when people have Pancreatic cancer * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Pancreatic cancer||14.29%||42.86%||14.29%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||28.57% |
Gender of people who have Pancreatic cancer when taking Amaryl * :
|Pancreatic cancer||28.40%||71.60% |
Age of people who have Pancreatic cancer when taking Amaryl * :
|Pancreatic cancer||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||4.29%||21.43%||74.29% |
Severity of Pancreatic cancer when taking Amaryl ** :
How people recovered from Pancreatic cancer ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Type 2 diabetes mellitus (47 people, 65.28%)
- Hypertension (24 people, 33.33%)
- Diabetes mellitus (17 people, 23.61%)
- Hyperlipidaemia (12 people, 16.67%)
- Constipation (8 people, 11.11%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Byetta (18 people, 25.00%)
- Victoza (16 people, 22.22%)
- Actos (11 people, 15.28%)
- Crestor (10 people, 13.89%)
- Metformin hcl (9 people, 12.50%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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