Review: could Stelara cause Cancer - Colon?


Summary

Cancer - colon is found among people who take Stelara, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Humira, and have Psoriasis . We study 13,276 people who have side effects while taking Stelara from FDA and social media. Among them, 40 have Cancer - colon. Find out below who they are, when they have Cancer - colon and more.

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Stelara

Stelara has active ingredients of ustekinumab. It is often used in psoriasis. (latest outcomes from Stelara 13,299 users)

Cancer - Colon

Cancer - colon has been reported by people with death, rashes, agranulocytosis, weakness, diarrhea (latest reports from 30,114 Cancer - colon patients).

On Sep, 16, 2016

13,276 people reported to have side effects when taking Stelara.
Among them, 40 people (0.3%) have Cancer - Colon


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Stelara cause Cancer - colon?

Time on Stelara when people have Cancer - Colon *:

  • < 1 month: 19.05 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 9.52 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 19.05 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 23.81 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 28.57 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Cancer - Colon when taking Stelara *:

  • female: 35.9 %
  • male: 64.1 %

Age of people who have Cancer - Colon when taking Stelara *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 42.86 %
  • 60+: 57.14 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Psoriasis (36 people, 90.00%)
  • Myocardial Ischaemia (2 people, 5.00%)
  • Dyslipidaemia (2 people, 5.00%)
  • Prophylaxis (1 person, 2.50%)
  • Insomnia (1 person, 2.50%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Humira (6 people, 15.00%)
  • Methotrexate (5 people, 12.50%)
  • Enbrel (3 people, 7.50%)
  • Folic Acid (2 people, 5.00%)
  • Betamethasone (2 people, 5.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Metastases To Liver (2 people, 5.00%)
  • Colon Adenoma (2 people, 5.00%)
  • Weight Decreased (1 person, 2.50%)
  • Gastric Ulcer (1 person, 2.50%)
  • Colon Cancer Stage Ii (1 person, 2.50%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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