Who have Diarrhea with Carcinoid syndrome - from FDA reports


Diarrhea is found among people with Carcinoid syndrome, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, take medication Sandostatin lar and have Carcinoid tumor. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 767 people who have Carcinoid syndrome from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Feb, 10, 2019

767 people who have Carcinoid Syndrome and Diarrhea are studied.


Number of reports submitted per year:

Would you have Diarrhea when you have Carcinoid syndrome?

Gender of people who have Carcinoid Syndrome and experience Diarrhea *:

  • female: 56.76 %
  • male: 43.24 %

Age of people who have Carcinoid Syndrome and experience Diarrhea *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.46 %
  • 30-39: 2.9699999999999998 %
  • 40-49: 12.36 %
  • 50-59: 16.48 %
  • 60+: 67.73 %

Top co-existing conditions for these people *:

  1. Carcinoid Tumor: 46 people, 6.00%
  2. Neuroendocrine Tumor: 44 people, 5.74%
  3. High Blood Pressure: 32 people, 4.17%
  4. Pain: 14 people, 1.83%
  5. Neuroendocrine Carcinoma (cancer tumour that arise from cells of the endocrine (hormonal) and nervous systems): 13 people, 1.69%
  6. Drowsiness: 11 people, 1.43%
  7. Sleep Disorder: 8 people, 1.04%
  8. Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (atrial fibrillation and flutter are abnormal heart rhythms in which the atria, or upper chambers of the heart, are out of sync with the ventricles): 7 people, 0.91%
  9. Hypothyroidism (abnormally low activity of the thyroid gland, resulting in retardation of growth and mental development): 6 people, 0.78%
  10. Asthma: 6 people, 0.78%

Most common drugs for these people *:

  1. Sandostatin Lar: 285 people, 37.16%
  2. Sandostatin: 143 people, 18.64%
  3. Afinitor: 71 people, 9.26%
  4. Creon: 38 people, 4.95%
  5. Lomotil: 32 people, 4.17%
  6. Vitamin D: 26 people, 3.39%
  7. Metformin: 22 people, 2.87%
  8. Somatuline Depot: 21 people, 2.74%
  9. Synthroid: 19 people, 2.48%
  10. Tylenol: 18 people, 2.35%

Top symptoms for these people *:

  1. Abdominal Pain: 192 people, 25.03%
  2. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 176 people, 22.95%
  3. Skin Blushing/flushing (a sudden reddening of the face, neck): 153 people, 19.95%
  4. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 146 people, 19.04%
  5. Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness): 138 people, 17.99%
  6. High Blood Pressure: 132 people, 17.21%
  7. Abdominal Distension: 127 people, 16.56%
  8. Breathing Difficulty: 122 people, 15.91%
  9. Weight Decreased: 119 people, 15.51%
  10. Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling): 119 people, 15.51%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.



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