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.
We study 10,066 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 has active ingredients of glimepiride. It is often used in type 2 diabetes. (latest outcomes from 10,309 Glimepiride users)
Bladder cancer has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis. (latest reports from 6,590 Bladder cancer patients)
On Jan, 26, 2015: 10,065 people reported to have side effects when taking Glimepiride. Among them, 30 people (0.30%) have Bladder Cancer.
Time on Glimepiride when people have Bladder cancer * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Bladder cancer||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Bladder cancer when taking Glimepiride * :
|Bladder cancer||36.67%||63.33% |
Age of people who have Bladder cancer when taking Glimepiride * :
|Bladder cancer||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||8.00%||92.00% |
Severity of Bladder cancer when taking Glimepiride ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Bladder cancer||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
How people recovered from Bladder cancer ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Type 2 diabetes mellitus (10 people, 33.33%)
- Diabetes mellitus (6 people, 20.00%)
- Hypertension (4 people, 13.33%)
- Hypercholesterolaemia (2 people, 6.67%)
- Oesophagitis (2 people, 6.67%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Metformin hcl (10 people, 33.33%)
- Actos (9 people, 30.00%)
- Aspirin (9 people, 30.00%)
- Zocor (7 people, 23.33%)
- Atrovent (7 people, 23.33%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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I'm a 63 year old male. Life long nonsmoker. Diagnosed with bladder cancer in December 2010. Bladder was surgically removed in March of 2010 and one was constructed out of my small intestine.
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