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Review: could Diamox cause Pancreatitis?





Summary: Pancreatitis is found among people who take Diamox, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Diamox src, and have Trismus.

We study 1,902 people who have side effects while taking Diamox from FDA and social media. Among them, 27 have Pancreatitis. Find out below who they are, when they have Pancreatitis and more.

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Diamox

Diamox has active ingredients of acetazolamide. It is often used in pseudotumor cerebri. (latest outcomes from Diamox 2,048 users)

Pancreatitis

Pancreatitis (inflammation of pancreas) has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, depression, high blood pressure, diabetes, bipolar disorder.(latest reports from Pancreatitis 31,685 patients)

On Nov, 28, 2014: 1,902 people reported to have side effects when taking Diamox. Among them, 27 people (1.42%) have Pancreatitis.

Trend of Pancreatitis in Diamox reports

Time on Diamox when people have Pancreatitis * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Pancreatitis0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Pancreatitis when taking Diamox * :

FemaleMale
Pancreatitis42.86%57.14%

Age of people who have Pancreatitis when taking Diamox * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Pancreatitis0.00%0.00%4.00%0.00%0.00%4.00%20.00%72.00%

Severity of Pancreatitis when taking Diamox ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Pancreatitis ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Trismus (17 people, 62.96%)
  2. Multiple myeloma (17 people, 62.96%)
  3. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (6 people, 22.22%)
  4. Deep venous thrombosis prophylaxis (2 people, 7.41%)
  5. Rash (1 people, 3.70%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Diamox src (24 people, 88.89%)
  2. Coumadin (22 people, 81.48%)
  3. Lisinopril (21 people, 77.78%)
  4. Omeprazole (21 people, 77.78%)
  5. Lasix (19 people, 70.37%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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