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 10,070 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 diabetes. (latest outcomes from 10,316 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 Mar, 29, 2015: 10,070 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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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
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- A study of drug interactions between Atorvastatin Calcium, Glimepiride, Metformin, Lantus Solostar, Victoza for a 42-year old woman with Diabetes, Diabetes Mellitus Insulin-dependent. The patient has Reflux Gastritis
- A study of drug interactions between Glimepiride, Cymbalta for a 54-year old woman with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus, Depression. The patient has Bad Dreams
- A study of side effects of Glimepiride for a 64-year old woman with Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus. The patient has Spitting Up Blood
- A study of drug interactions between Losartan Potassium; Hydrochlorothiazide, Glimepiride for a 63-year old man with Hypertension, Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus. The patient has Erectile Dysfunction, Loss Of Libido
- A study of drug interactions between Tamsulosin, Glimepiride, Metformin for a 53-year old man with Prostate Examination Abnormal, Diabetes. The patient has Loose Stools, Pain - Back, Abdominal Pain Lower
Recent Glimepiride related drug comparison:
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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