Metronidazole and Pancreatic cancer - from FDA reports


Pancreatic cancer is found among people who take Metronidazole, especially for people who are female, 60+ old also take medication Byetta, and have Pancreatic carcinoma metastatic. This review analyzes which people have Pancreatic cancer with Metronidazole. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 21,854 people who have side effects when taking Metronidazole from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 11, 2017

21,854 people reported to have side effects when taking Metronidazole.
Among them, 6 people (0.03%) 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: 60 %
  • male: 40 %

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: 16.67 %
  • 50-59: 33.33 %
  • 60+: 50.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Pancreatic Carcinoma Metastatic (2 people, 33.33%)
  • Psoriasis (1 person, 16.67%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Vitamin D (3 people, 50.00%)
  • Metformin (3 people, 50.00%)
  • Byetta (3 people, 50.00%)
  • Altace (2 people, 33.33%)
  • Actos (2 people, 33.33%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Jaundice Cholestatic (2 people, 33.33%)
  • Pyloric Stenosis (1 person, 16.67%)
  • Peritonitis (1 person, 16.67%)
  • Metastasis (1 person, 16.67%)
  • Malignant Peritoneal Neoplasm (1 person, 16.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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