Review: could Glipizide cause Pancreatic Cancer?


Summary

Pancreatic cancer is found among people who take Glipizide, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Januvia, and have Type 2 diabetes mellitus . We study 25,131 people who have side effects while taking Glipizide from FDA and social media. Among them, 54 have Pancreatic cancer. Find out below who they are, when they have Pancreatic cancer and more.

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Glipizide

Glipizide has active ingredients of glipizide. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from Glipizide 32,926 users)

Pancreatic Cancer

Pancreatic cancer has been reported by people with death, thrombocytopenia, abdominal pain, diarrhea, dehydration (latest reports from 16,534 Pancreatic cancer patients).

On Sep, 21, 2016

25,131 people reported to have side effects when taking Glipizide.
Among them, 54 people (0.21%) have Pancreatic Cancer


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Glipizide cause Pancreatic cancer?

Time on Glipizide when people have Pancreatic Cancer *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 33.33 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 33.33 %
  • 10+ years: 33.33 %

Gender of people who have Pancreatic Cancer when taking Glipizide *:

  • female: 51.92 %
  • male: 48.08 %

Age of people who have Pancreatic Cancer when taking Glipizide *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 2.78 %
  • 50-59: 5.56 %
  • 60+: 91.67 %

Severity if Pancreatic Cancer when taking Glipizide **:

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (33 people, 61.11%)
  • Diabetes Mellitus (11 people, 20.37%)
  • Hypertension (9 people, 16.67%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (2 people, 3.70%)
  • Diabetes Mellitus Non-Insulin-Dependent (2 people, 3.70%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Metformin (18 people, 33.33%)
  • Januvia (18 people, 33.33%)
  • Lisinopril (13 people, 24.07%)
  • Byetta (13 people, 24.07%)
  • Actos (11 people, 20.37%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Hypertension (8 people, 14.81%)
  • Weight Decreased (7 people, 12.96%)
  • Nausea (6 people, 11.11%)
  • Asthenia (6 people, 11.11%)
  • Metastases To Liver (5 people, 9.26%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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