Review: could Metronidazole cause Pancreatic Cancer?


Summary

Pancreatic cancer is reported only by a few people who take Metronidazole. We study 12,808 people who have side effects while taking Metronidazole from FDA and social media. Among them, 2 have Pancreatic cancer. Find out below who they are, when they have Pancreatic cancer and more.

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Metronidazole

Metronidazole has active ingredients of metronidazole. It is often used in infection. (latest outcomes from Metronidazole 13,582 users)

Pancreatic Cancer

Pancreatic cancer has been reported by people with death, malignant neoplasm progression, weakness, diarrhea, dehydration (latest reports from 7,236 Pancreatic cancer patients).

On Jul, 24, 2016

12,808 people reported to have side effects when taking Metronidazole.
Among them, 2 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: 50 %
  • male: 50 %

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: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pancreatic Carcinoma Metastatic (2 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Tramadol Hcl (2 people)
  • Pantoprazole Sodium (2 people)
  • Gemcitabine (2 people)
  • Erlotinib (2 people)
  • Vancomycin (1 person)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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