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Review: could Omeprazole cause Cancer - pancreas?

Summary: Cancer - pancreas could be caused by Omeprazole, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Aspirin, and have Type 2 diabetes mellitus.

We study 89,590 people who have side effects while taking Omeprazole from FDA and social media. Among them, 68 have Cancer - pancreas. Find out below who they are, when they have Cancer - pancreas and more.

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Omeprazole

Omeprazole (latest outcomes from 92,443 users) has active ingredients of omeprazole. It is often used in gastroesophageal reflux disease.

Cancer - pancreas

Cancer - pancreas (pancreatic cancer) (latest reports from 21,382 patients) has been reported by people with type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure, diabetes, rheumatoid arthritis, pancreatic carcinoma.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 89,754 people reported to have side effects when taking Omeprazole. Among them, 68 people (0.08%) have Cancer - Pancreas. They amount to 0.32% of all the 21,183 people who have Cancer - Pancreas on eHealthMe.

Trend of Cancer - pancreas in Omeprazole reports

Time on Omeprazole when people have Cancer - pancreas * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Cancer - pancreas66.67%33.33%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Cancer - pancreas46.15%53.85%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Cancer - pancreas0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%1.72%15.52%82.76%

Severity of Cancer - pancreas when taking Omeprazole ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Cancer - pancreas ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Type 2 diabetes mellitus (20 people, 29.41%)
  2. Pain (15 people, 22.06%)
  3. Hypertension (14 people, 20.59%)
  4. Rheumatoid arthritis (14 people, 20.59%)
  5. Anxiety (7 people, 10.29%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (20 people, 29.41%)
  2. Metformin hcl (14 people, 20.59%)
  3. Simvastatin (12 people, 17.65%)
  4. Victoza (9 people, 13.24%)
  5. Lantus (9 people, 13.24%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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