Review: could Januvia cause Colon cancer?
We study 19,144 people who have side effects while taking Januvia from FDA and social media. Among them, 15 have Colon cancer. Find out below who they are, when they have Colon cancer and more.
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Januvia (latest outcomes from 19,542 users) has active ingredients of sitagliptin phosphate. It is often used in diabetes.
Colon cancer (latest reports from 42,441 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, preventive health care.
On Aug, 17, 2014: 19,144 people reported to have side effects when taking Januvia. Among them, 15 people (0.08%) have Colon Cancer. They amount to 0.04% of all the 42,371 people who have Colon Cancer on eHealthMe.
Time on Januvia when people have Colon cancer * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Colon cancer||0.00%||37.50%||25.00%||37.50%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Colon cancer when taking Januvia * :
|Colon cancer||42.86%||57.14% |
Age of people who have Colon cancer when taking Januvia * :
|Colon cancer||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||14.29%||85.71% |
Severity of Colon cancer when taking Januvia ** :
How people recovered from Colon cancer ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Type 2 diabetes mellitus (12 people, 80.00%)
- Hypertension (7 people, 46.67%)
- Dyslipidaemia (5 people, 33.33%)
- Diabetes mellitus (3 people, 20.00%)
- Pain (1 people, 6.67%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zocor (6 people, 40.00%)
- Metformin pamoate (5 people, 33.33%)
- Eprosartan mesylate (5 people, 33.33%)
- Janumet (5 people, 33.33%)
- Metformin (4 people, 26.67%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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