Jakafi and Pancreatic carcinoma - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


Pancreatic carcinoma is found among people who take Jakafi, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Jakafi and have Pancreatic carcinoma. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 46,732 people who have side effects when taking Jakafi from the FDA, and is updated regularly. You can use the study as a second opinion to make health care decisions.

Phase IV trials are used to detect adverse drug outcomes and monitor drug effectiveness in the real world. With medical big data and AI algorithms, eHealthMe is running millions of phase IV trials and makes the results available to the public. Our original studies have been referenced on 600+ medical publications including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature.

On Nov, 26, 2022

46,732 people reported to have side effects when taking Jakafi.
Among them, 11 people (0.02%) have Pancreatic carcinoma.

What is Jakafi?

Jakafi has active ingredients of ruxolitinib phosphate. It is often used in primary myelofibrosis. eHealthMe is studying from 46,803 Jakafi users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Pancreatic carcinoma?

Pancreatic carcinoma (pancreatic cancer) is found to be associated with 1,473 drugs and 838 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Jakafi and Pancreatic carcinoma reports submitted per year:

Could Jakafi cause Pancreatic carcinoma?

Time on Jakafi when people have Pancreatic carcinoma *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 100 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Pancreatic carcinoma when taking Jakafi *:

  • female: 28.57 %
  • male: 71.43 %

Age of people who have Pancreatic carcinoma when taking Jakafi *:

  • 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: 20 %
  • 60+: 80 %

Common drugs people take besides Jakafi *:

  1. Vitamin B12: 1 person, 9.09%
  2. Tasigna: 1 person, 9.09%
  3. Biktarvy: 1 person, 9.09%
  4. Calcium: 1 person, 9.09%
  5. Carafate: 1 person, 9.09%
  6. Creon: 1 person, 9.09%
  7. Cytotec: 1 person, 9.09%
  8. Eliquis: 1 person, 9.09%
  9. Fish Oil: 1 person, 9.09%
  10. Flovent Hfa: 1 person, 9.09%

Common side effects people have besides Pancreatic carcinoma *:

  1. Second Primary Malignancy (after getting cure a cancer, a new cancer development): 6 people, 54.55%
  2. Abdominal Pain: 2 people, 18.18%
  3. Metastases To Liver (cancer spreads to liver): 2 people, 18.18%
  4. Anaemia (lack of blood): 2 people, 18.18%
  5. Splenomegaly (enlargement of spleen): 2 people, 18.18%
  6. Appetite - Decreased (decreased appetite occurs when you have a reduced desire to eat): 1 person, 9.09%
  7. Breathing Difficulty: 1 person, 9.09%
  8. Gait Disturbance: 1 person, 9.09%
  9. Gallstones (stone formation by bile component): 1 person, 9.09%
  10. Gamma-Glutamyltransferase Increased: 1 person, 9.09%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. Rectal Cancer (cancer of rectum): 1 person, 9.09%
  2. Polycythaemia Vera (blood disorder in which the bone marrow makes too many red blood cells): 1 person, 9.09%
  3. Leukaemia (blood or bone marrow cancer): 1 person, 9.09%
  4. Cytomegalovirus Infection: 1 person, 9.09%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Jakafi and have Pancreatic carcinoma?

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How to use the study?

You can discuss the study with your doctor, to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

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How the study uses the data?

The study uses data from the FDA. It is based on ruxolitinib phosphate (the active ingredients of Jakafi) and Jakafi (the brand name). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered. Dosage of drugs is not considered in the study.

Who is eHealthMe?

With medical big data and proven AI algorithms, eHealthMe provides a platform for everyone to run phase IV clinical trials. We study millions of patients and 5,000 more each day. Results of our real-world drug study have been referenced on 600+ medical publications, including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature. Our analysis results are available to researchers, health care professionals, patients (testimonials), and software developers (open API).


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