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Review: could Januvia cause Colon cancer?

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 Zocor, and have Type 2 diabetes.

We study 19,155 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

Januvia has active ingredients of sitagliptin phosphate. It is often used in diabetes. (latest outcomes from 19,557 Januvia users)

Colon cancer

Colon cancer has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, preventive health care. (latest reports from 20,070 Colon cancer patients)

On Jan, 4, 2015: 19,155 people reported to have side effects when taking Januvia. Among them, 15 people (0.08%) have Colon Cancer.

Trend of Colon cancer in Januvia reports

Time on Januvia when people have Colon cancer * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Colon cancer0.00%37.50%25.00%37.50%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Colon cancer42.86%57.14%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Colon cancer0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%14.29%85.71%

Severity of Colon cancer when taking Januvia ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Colon cancer ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (12 people, 80.00%)
  2. Hypertension (7 people, 46.67%)
  3. Dyslipidaemia (5 people, 33.33%)
  4. Diabetes mellitus (3 people, 20.00%)
  5. Pain (1 people, 6.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zocor (6 people, 40.00%)
  2. Metformin pamoate (5 people, 33.33%)
  3. Eprosartan mesylate (5 people, 33.33%)
  4. Janumet (5 people, 33.33%)
  5. Metformin (4 people, 26.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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