Review: could Diamox cause Pancreatitis?


Summary

Pancreatitis is reported only by a few people who take Diamox. We study 1,677 people who have side effects while taking Diamox from FDA and social media. Among them, 3 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 glaucoma. (latest outcomes from Diamox 2,300 users)

Pancreatitis

Pancreatitis (inflammation of pancreas) has been reported by people with weight decreased, breathing difficulty, fever, pain, abdominal pain upper (latest reports from 29,592 Pancreatitis patients).

On Aug, 26, 2016

1,677 people reported to have side effects when taking Diamox.
Among them, 3 people (0.18%) have Pancreatitis


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Diamox cause Pancreatitis?

Gender of people who have Pancreatitis when taking Diamox *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Pancreatitis when taking Diamox *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 33.33 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 33.33 %
  • 50-59: 33.33 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Inflammatory Bowel Disease (1 person)
  • Depression (1 person)
  • Deep Venous Thrombosis Prophylaxis (1 person)
  • Crohn's Disease (1 person)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Reglan (2 people)
  • Morphine (2 people)
  • Albuterol (2 people)
  • Trileptal (1 person)
  • Fentanyl (1 person)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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