Review: could Glimepiride cause Bladder Cancer?


Summary

Bladder cancer is found among people who take Glimepiride, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Metformin Hcl, and have Type 2 diabetes mellitus . We study 9,814 people who have side effects while taking Glimepiride from FDA and social media. Among them, 30 have Bladder cancer. Find out below who they are, when they have Bladder cancer and more.

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Glimepiride

Glimepiride has active ingredients of glimepiride. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from Glimepiride 9,954 users)

Bladder Cancer

Bladder cancer has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, thrombocytopenia, urinary tract infection, urination - painful, fatigue (latest reports from 5,796 Bladder cancer patients).

On Jul, 24, 2016

9,814 people reported to have side effects when taking Glimepiride.
Among them, 30 people (0.31%) have Bladder Cancer


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Glimepiride cause Bladder cancer?

Time on Glimepiride when people have Bladder Cancer *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 100 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Bladder Cancer when taking Glimepiride *:

  • female: 36.67 %
  • male: 63.33 %

Age of people who have Bladder Cancer when taking Glimepiride *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 8 %
  • 60+: 92 %

Severity if Bladder Cancer when taking Glimepiride **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (9 people)
  • Diabetes Mellitus (7 people)
  • Hypertension (4 people)
  • Oesophagitis (2 people)
  • Hypercholesterolaemia (2 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Metformin Hcl (11 people)
  • Actos (8 people)
  • Atrovent (7 people)
  • Aspirin (7 people)
  • Zocor (6 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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