Victoza and Pancreatic cancer - from FDA reports
Pancreatic cancer is found among people who take Victoza, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Byetta, and have High blood pressure. This review analyzes which people have Pancreatic cancer with Victoza. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 25,869 people who have side effects when taking Victoza from FDA , and is updated regularly.
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On Sep, 21, 2017
25,869 people reported to have side effects when taking Victoza.
Among them, 758 people (2.93%) have Pancreatic cancer
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Victoza when people have Pancreatic cancer *:
- < 1 month: 5.47 %
- 1 - 6 months: 27.73 %
- 6 - 12 months: 16.02 %
- 1 - 2 years: 24.41 %
- 2 - 5 years: 23.83 %
- 5 - 10 years: 2.54 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Pancreatic cancer when taking Victoza *:
- female: 43.55 %
- male: 56.45 %
Age of people who have Pancreatic cancer when taking Victoza *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 0.53 %
- 40-49: 3.46 %
- 50-59: 26.86 %
- 60+: 69.15 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- High Blood Pressure (35 people, 4.62%)
- High Blood Cholesterol (17 people, 2.24%)
- Depression (9 people, 1.19%)
- Pain (7 people, 0.92%)
- Hyperlipidaemia (7 people, 0.92%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Byetta (284 people, 37.47%)
- Januvia (204 people, 26.91%)
- Janumet (92 people, 12.14%)
- Metformin (77 people, 10.16%)
- Lantus (57 people, 7.52%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Pancreatitis (43 people, 5.67%)
- Death (25 people, 3.30%)
- Metastases To Liver (20 people, 2.64%)
- Weight Decreased (19 people, 2.51%)
- Diabetes Mellitus Inadequate Control (18 people, 2.37%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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