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. This review analyzes which people have Colon cancer with Januvia. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 40,163 people who have side effects when taking Januvia from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 05, 2017

40,163 people reported to have side effects when taking Januvia.
Among them, 62 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: 21.74 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 30.43 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 13.04 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 8.7 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 31.67 %
  • male: 68.33 %

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: 4.88 %
  • 50-59: 12.2 %
  • 60+: 82.93 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Type 2 Diabetes (30 people, 48.39%)
  • High Blood Pressure (20 people, 32.26%)
  • Diabetes (16 people, 25.81%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (7 people, 11.29%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (5 people, 8.06%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Metformin (11 people, 17.74%)
  • Crestor (8 people, 12.90%)
  • Lantus (6 people, 9.68%)
  • Janumet (6 people, 9.68%)
  • Byetta (6 people, 9.68%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (10 people, 16.13%)
  • Pancreatic Carcinoma Metastatic (9 people, 14.52%)
  • Nausea (8 people, 12.90%)
  • Metastases To Liver (8 people, 12.90%)
  • Dizziness (6 people, 9.68%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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