Review: could Glimepiride cause Bladder cancer?
We study 10,054 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 (latest outcomes from 10,297 users) has active ingredients of glimepiride. It is often used in type 2 diabetes.
Bladder cancer (latest reports from 25,275 patients) has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis.
On Aug, 16, 2014: 10,052 people reported to have side effects when taking Glimepiride. Among them, 30 people (0.30%) have Bladder Cancer. They amount to 0.12% of all the 25,208 people who have Bladder Cancer on eHealthMe.
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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