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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 mellitus.

We study 19,154 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 Januvia 19,552 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 Colon cancer 20,070 patients)

On Dec, 3, 2014: 19,154 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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  • I have recently been put on humulin 70/30 and januvia 100mg and am concerned about weight gain as i am on quite high doses ttake 80 units in the morning and 60 at night
    (Asked by a 44 year old woman who has Weight Gain, and takes Metformin, Januvia , Humulin 70/30 Pen)
    I have recently Changed from novomix 70/30 flex pen to humulin 70/30 flex pen 80 units before breakfast and 60 units before supper, metformin 1000 mg morning and 1000 mg in the evening both to be taken after meals, and januvia 100 to be taken after breakfast. Unfortunately the novomix insulin cause ...
  • Do dpp4 inhibitors increase cancer risk?
    (Asked by a 55 year old man who has Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus, and takes Glimepiride, Lisinopril, Lipitor, Januvia)
    Metabolic syndrome, ed, triglycerides untreated over 200, bp untreated 160/96, A1c untreated 9.
  • Is janumet gives side effects for piles
    (Asked by a 58 year old man who has Small Boil It Gives Pain When I Take Janumet, Toungue Swelling, Lose Motion And Ommitting Sensation, and takes Janumet, Sitagliptin Phosphate)
    Will you please suggest better medicine which has no side effects for Diabetic
  • Can ileus be caused by shingles
    (Asked by a 96 year old woman who has Postherpetic Neuralgia, Diabetes Mellitus Non Insulin-dependent, High Blood Pressure, Chronic Insomnia, and takes Gabapentin, Clonidine Hydrochloride, Januvia, Temazepam)
    CT scan shows possible mild ileus and impending fecal impaction. I have terrible intestinal pain and bloating and very little appetite. I got shingles 3 years ago and now have PHN in the side areas where the rash was but its less painful. However, it seems to me that the bowel pain began around the ...
  • Can being hiv positive and diabetic cause false postive drug screens for amphetamines and thc? (1 answer)
    (Asked by a 50 year old man who has Hiv Antibody Positive, and takes Isentress, Truvada, Januvia, Glucotrol, Oxycodone, Fentanyl-25, Trazodone Hydrochloride, Ondansetron, Tylenol, Chlor-trimeton, Omeprazole Magnesium, Lonox, Imodium A-d)
    I am constantly throwing positive drug tests for Marijuana and Amphetamines. My pain management doctor is the only one that has told me of this. I am wondering if my medical conditions or medications could cause false positives. I have not done either of those drugs since I was 20 and I will be 50 t ...

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