Metronidazole and Pancreatic cancer - from FDA reports


Pancreatic cancer is reported only by a few people who take Metronidazole. We study 20,441 people who have side effects while taking Metronidazole from FDA and social media. Among them, 5 have Pancreatic cancer. Find out below who they are, when they have Pancreatic cancer and more.

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Pancreatic Cancer

Pancreatic cancer has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, diabetes, pancreatic carcinoma, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 17,006 Pancreatic cancer patients).

On Feb, 04, 2017

20,441 people reported to have side effects when taking Metronidazole.
Among them, 5 people (0.02%) have Pancreatic Cancer

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Metronidazole cause Pancreatic cancer?

Gender of people who have Pancreatic Cancer when taking Metronidazole *:

  • female: 75 %
  • male: 25 %

Age of people who have Pancreatic Cancer when taking Metronidazole *:

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pancreatic Carcinoma Metastatic (2 people, 40.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Vitamin D (3 people, 60.00%)
  • Byetta (3 people, 60.00%)
  • Niaspan (2 people, 40.00%)
  • Metformin (2 people, 40.00%)
  • Actos (2 people, 40.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Jaundice Cholestatic (2 people, 40.00%)
  • Pyloric Stenosis (1 person, 20.00%)
  • Peritonitis (1 person, 20.00%)
  • Metastasis (1 person, 20.00%)
  • Malignant Peritoneal Neoplasm (1 person, 20.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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