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Review: could Glipizide cause Death?

Summary: Death could be caused by Glipizide, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take Aspirin, and have Diabetes mellitus.

We study 21,752 people who have side effects while taking Glipizide from FDA and social media. Among them, 482 have Death. Find out below who they are, when they have Death and more.

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Glipizide

Glipizide (latest outcomes from 22,149 users) has active ingredients of glipizide. It is often used in diabetes.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 21,737 people reported to have side effects when taking Glipizide. Among them, 489 people (2.25%) have Death. They amount to 0.09% of all the 531,686 people who have Death on eHealthMe.

Trend of Death in Glipizide reports

Time on Glipizide when people have Death * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Death0.00%18.52%3.70%62.96%11.11%0.00%3.70%

Gender of people who have Death when taking Glipizide * :

FemaleMale
Death39.92%60.08%

Age of people who have Death when taking Glipizide * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Death0.00%0.00%0.24%0.24%4.26%4.96%12.77%77.54%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Diabetes mellitus (47 people, 9.61%)
  2. Pulmonary arterial hypertension (42 people, 8.59%)
  3. Prophylaxis (31 people, 6.34%)
  4. Hypertension (28 people, 5.73%)
  5. Multiple myeloma (28 people, 5.73%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (137 people, 28.02%)
  2. Lasix (112 people, 22.90%)
  3. Lisinopril (104 people, 21.27%)
  4. Furosemide (85 people, 17.38%)
  5. Metformin hcl (83 people, 16.97%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • I am an obese male who lost 70 pounds over the last three years. My weight remained stable for nearly one year. My doctor prescribed and I have been compliant with taking the above mentioned medications for the last nine months and they were keeping my blood glucose in check and lowered my A1C by 60% over that time. Over the last three months, I have gained 8 lbs. without any change to my caloric intake or exercise regimen (I walk two miles a day.). Has my body adapted to taking these medications and now be causing weight gain?

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  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • My brother was taking methadone for 6 years. He entered the hospital a for a urinary tract infection. He was given levaquin overnight in an IV. He came home the next day and died 2 hours later. Could his death been caused by an adverse reaction of the 2 drugs?

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    Lori on Apr, 8, 2014:

    Taking Methadone and having Levaquin is not a combination that kills. There are only two things here that can..I doubt it was the Methadone since it sounds like it was __scribed by the Dr. for pain. I have to take it now, as well, and hate it but have not choice. I live in constant pain and most of the time wish I had died, from Levaquin. Levaquin side effects are deadly. The death rate is higher than reported as it causes things like kidney failure, liver, heart, and more and the reports read what fails NOT WHAT MADE THESE ORGANS FAIL. SO more than likely it was the Levaquin. This list is large from all over the world--people dying from Levaquin. When I was Floxed-name from adverse reaction to Cipro, Avelox, and Levaquin, I surely thought I would or was dying. Getting in contact with others having the same issue, I realized I very well could die. Now I wish I did...anyway, I am ON methadone from the pain I was left in...48 years old now, 43 at the time, and never did or had done drugs in my whole life..not even in high school did I try them of ANY KIND. Now -I live on them and barely function. If he had to live the way most of us floxed do, I realize there is no consoling anyone with a loss, but if he could tell you, he would tell you he is happier where he is then the pain he would have been left in on earth. I am sorry for your loss, but please look up the side effects to Levaquin and go on Facebook about it. He was FLoxed and died and another statistic passed right on by and people telling you it was a mix or the Methadone...it was ONLY the LEvaquin.... SO sorry

    Reply

  • From this study (3 weeks ago):

  • My brother had MRSA and the nursing home was giving him Prednisone for Asthma. I know that Prednisone lowers the bodies amune system and what have allowed the MRSA to flourish. Is this true because when i told the staff of what i have discovered about this one medication they had been giving him for some time already they immediately took him off of it. He died due to the MRSA that was was in his blood and every where... Please advise..
    Thank you,
    PS

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