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Review: could Amaryl cause Pancreatic cancer?

We study 20,973 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 21,093 users) has active ingredients of glimepiride. It is often used in diabetes.

Pancreatic cancer

Pancreatic cancer (pancreatic cancer) (latest reports from 21,611 patients) has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, pancreatic carcinoma.

On Aug, 12, 2014: 20,971 people reported to have side effects when taking Amaryl. Among them, 72 people (0.34%) have Pancreatic Cancer. They amount to 0.33% of all the 21,602 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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  • Hello I am a female 69 years old and all of a sudden these past few days I have had huge hot flashes especially at night.......I use an ice pack behind my neck. Are my meds causing this all of a sudden? I am a wreck...I do not like the way I feel....could it be my Thyroid? My Vitamin D level is low so I started taking 5000mcg per day....What is happening to me?

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  • From this study (2 months ago):

  • During exertion, experience shortness of breath and burning in leg muscles. Observed low heart rate.

    Reply

    Carlos on Jul, 16, 2014:

    I have the same symptoms, especially low heart rate (This happens progressively when doing exercise for long time (months)). I have been told that I possibly suffer for a carnitine deficiency and/or fatty acid oxidation disorder.

    Reply

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