Review: could Omeprazole cause Cancer - Pancreas?


Summary

Cancer - pancreas is found among people who take Omeprazole, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Aspirin, and have Type 2 diabetes mellitus . We study 111,118 people who have side effects while taking Omeprazole from FDA and social media. Among them, 111 have Cancer - pancreas. Find out below who they are, when they have Cancer - pancreas and more.

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Omeprazole

Omeprazole has active ingredients of omeprazole. It is often used in gastrooesophageal reflux disease. (latest outcomes from Omeprazole 154,416 users)

Cancer - Pancreas

Cancer - pancreas has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, fever, malignant neoplasm progression, weakness, diarrhea (latest reports from 16,534 Cancer - pancreas patients).

On Sep, 18, 2016

111,118 people reported to have side effects when taking Omeprazole.
Among them, 111 people (0.1%) have Cancer - Pancreas


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Omeprazole cause Cancer - pancreas?

Time on Omeprazole when people have Cancer - Pancreas *:

  • < 1 month: 40 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 40 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 20 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Cancer - Pancreas when taking Omeprazole *:

  • female: 49.53 %
  • male: 50.47 %

Age of people who have Cancer - Pancreas when taking Omeprazole *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 3.16 %
  • 40-49: 2.11 %
  • 50-59: 14.74 %
  • 60+: 80.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (34 people, 30.63%)
  • Pain (23 people, 20.72%)
  • Hypertension (22 people, 19.82%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (17 people, 15.32%)
  • Anxiety (16 people, 14.41%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (24 people, 21.62%)
  • Simvastatin (20 people, 18.02%)
  • Metformin Hcl (17 people, 15.32%)
  • Lantus (17 people, 15.32%)
  • Glucophage (13 people, 11.71%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Metastases To Liver (7 people, 6.31%)
  • Weight Decreased (6 people, 5.41%)
  • Nausea (6 people, 5.41%)
  • Diarrhoea (5 people, 4.50%)
  • Bile Duct Cancer (5 people, 4.50%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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