Januvia and Colon cancer - from FDA reports


Summary

Colon cancer is found among people who take Januvia, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Metformin, and have Type 2 diabetes . We study 37,806 people who have side effects while taking Januvia from FDA. Among them, 56 have Colon cancer. Find out below who they are, when they have Colon cancer and more.

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Januvia

Januvia has active ingredients of sitagliptin phosphate. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from Januvia 38,691 users)

Colon Cancer

Colon cancer has been reported by people with colon cancer, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, preventive health care (latest reports from 31,160 Colon cancer patients).

On Feb, 25, 2017

37,806 people reported to have side effects when taking Januvia.
Among them, 56 people (0.15%) have Colon Cancer


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Januvia cause Colon cancer?

Time on Januvia when people have Colon Cancer *:

  • < 1 month: 4.35 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 21.74 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 17.39 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 30.43 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 17.39 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 8.7 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Colon Cancer when taking Januvia *:

  • female: 31.48 %
  • male: 68.52 %

Age of people who have Colon Cancer when taking Januvia *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 5.71 %
  • 50-59: 14.29 %
  • 60+: 80.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Type 2 Diabetes (29 people, 51.79%)
  • High Blood Pressure (17 people, 30.36%)
  • Diabetes (14 people, 25.00%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (5 people, 8.93%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (3 people, 5.36%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Metformin (11 people, 19.64%)
  • Janumet (6 people, 10.71%)
  • Crestor (6 people, 10.71%)
  • Byetta (6 people, 10.71%)
  • Diovan (5 people, 8.93%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (10 people, 17.86%)
  • Pancreatic Carcinoma Metastatic (9 people, 16.07%)
  • Nausea (8 people, 14.29%)
  • Metastases To Liver (8 people, 14.29%)
  • Abdominal Pain (6 people, 10.71%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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