Review: could Metronidazole cause Pancreatic cancer?
We study 13,044 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 (latest outcomes from 13,895 users) has active ingredients of metronidazole. It is often used in vaginitis bacterial.
Pancreatic cancer (pancreatic cancer) (latest reports from 21,553 patients) has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, pancreatic carcinoma.
On Aug, 17, 2014: 13,044 people reported to have side effects when taking Metronidazole. Among them, 2 people (0.02%) have Pancreatic Cancer. They amount to 0.01% of all the 21,547 people who have Pancreatic Cancer on eHealthMe.
Time on Metronidazole when people have Pancreatic cancer * :
Age of people who have Pancreatic cancer when taking Metronidazole * :
|Pancreatic cancer||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Severity of Pancreatic cancer when taking Metronidazole ** :
How people recovered from Pancreatic cancer ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Pancreatic carcinoma metastatic (2 people, 100.00%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Tramadol hcl (2 people, 100.00%)
- Pantoprazole sodium (2 people, 100.00%)
- Gemcitabine (2 people, 100.00%)
- Erythromycin (1 people, 50.00%)
- Vancomycin (1 people, 50.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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