Review: could Onglyza cause Pancreatitis?


Summary

Pancreatitis is found among people who take Onglyza, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Metformin Hcl, and have Type 2 diabetes mellitus . We study 4,569 people who have side effects while taking Onglyza from FDA and social media. Among them, 211 have Pancreatitis. Find out below who they are, when they have Pancreatitis and more.

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Onglyza

Onglyza has active ingredients of saxagliptin hydrochloride. It is often used in type 2 diabetes. (latest outcomes from Onglyza 4,678 users)

Pancreatitis

Pancreatitis (inflammation of pancreas) has been reported by people with weight decreased, fever, pain, pancreatitis acute, drug ineffective (latest reports from 35,549 Pancreatitis patients).

On Sep, 16, 2016

4,569 people reported to have side effects when taking Onglyza.
Among them, 211 people (4.62%) have Pancreatitis


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Onglyza cause Pancreatitis?

Time on Onglyza when people have Pancreatitis *:

  • < 1 month: 10.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 67.5 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 2.5 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 12.5 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 7.5 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Pancreatitis when taking Onglyza *:

  • female: 52.63 %
  • male: 47.37 %

Age of people who have Pancreatitis when taking Onglyza *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 1.49 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.75 %
  • 40-49: 15.67 %
  • 50-59: 29.85 %
  • 60+: 52.24 %

Severity if Pancreatitis when taking Onglyza **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 100 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Pancreatitis **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Type 2 Diabetes Mellitus (51 people, 24.17%)
  • Diabetes Mellitus (43 people, 20.38%)
  • Hyperlipidaemia (13 people, 6.16%)
  • Swelling (9 people, 4.27%)
  • Hypertension (5 people, 2.37%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Metformin Hcl (32 people, 15.17%)
  • Metformin (20 people, 9.48%)
  • Lantus (18 people, 8.53%)
  • Synthroid (17 people, 8.06%)
  • Crestor (16 people, 7.58%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Rhabdomyolysis (10 people, 4.74%)
  • Renal Failure Acute (9 people, 4.27%)
  • Hypophosphataemia (9 people, 4.27%)
  • Hyperglycaemia (9 people, 4.27%)
  • Dehydration (6 people, 2.84%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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