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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 89,577 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, gastric ulcer. Commonly reported side effects of Omeprazole include nausea, nausea aggravated, dyspnoea exacerbated, breathing difficulty, nausea and vomiting.

Cancer - pancreas

Cancer - pancreas (pancreatic cancer) (latest reports from 21,278 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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