Review: could Amaryl cause Pancreatic cancer (Pancreatic carcinoma)?
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 Byetta, and have Type 2 diabetes.
We study 20,976 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 has active ingredients of glimepiride. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from 21,096 Amaryl users)
Pancreatic cancer (pancreatic cancer) has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 7,478 Pancreatic cancer patients)
On Mar, 3, 2015: 20,976 people reported to have side effects when taking Amaryl. Among them, 72 people (0.34%) 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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