Review: could Diamox cause Pancreatitis?


Pancreatitis is reported only by a few people who take Diamox. We study 1,717 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 has active ingredients of acetazolamide. It is often used in pseudotumor cerebri. (latest outcomes from Diamox 2,752 users)


Pancreatitis (inflammation of pancreas) has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, diabetes, depression, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 36,320 Pancreatitis patients).

On Oct, 17, 2016

1,717 people reported to have side effects when taking Diamox.
Among them, 3 people (0.17%) 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, 33.33%)
  • Depression (1 person, 33.33%)
  • Deep Venous Thrombosis Prophylaxis (1 person, 33.33%)
  • Crohn's Disease (1 person, 33.33%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Reglan (2 people, 66.67%)
  • Morphine (2 people, 66.67%)
  • Albuterol (2 people, 66.67%)
  • Trileptal (1 person, 33.33%)
  • Fentanyl (1 person, 33.33%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Syncope (1 person, 33.33%)
  • Retroperitoneal Haemorrhage (1 person, 33.33%)
  • Iron Deficiency Anaemia (1 person, 33.33%)
  • Crohn's Disease (1 person, 33.33%)
  • Cardio-Respiratory Arrest (1 person, 33.33%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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