Who have Depression with Sandostatin lar - from FDA reports


Depression is found among people who take Sandostatin lar, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Sandostatin, and have Neuroendocrine tumor. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 21,554 people who have side effects when taking Sandostatin lar from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Feb, 01, 2019

21,554 people reported to have side effects when taking Sandostatin lar.
Among them, 517 people (2.4%) have Depression


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Sandostatin lar cause Depression?

Time on Sandostatin lar when people have Depression *:

  • < 1 month: 5.08 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 22.03 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 28.81 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 25.42 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 8.47 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 10.17 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Depression when taking Sandostatin lar *:

  • female: 62.7 %
  • male: 37.3 %

Age of people who have Depression when taking Sandostatin lar *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.96 %
  • 10-19: 0.32 %
  • 20-29: 1.28 %
  • 30-39: 3.83 %
  • 40-49: 17.57 %
  • 50-59: 22.36 %
  • 60+: 53.67 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Neuroendocrine Tumor: 122 people, 23.60%
  2. High Blood Pressure: 74 people, 14.31%
  3. Pain: 73 people, 14.12%
  4. Carcinoid Tumor: 57 people, 11.03%
  5. Pancreatic Carcinoma (pancreatic cancer): 33 people, 6.38%
  6. Metastatic Carcinoid Tumor: 26 people, 5.03%
  7. Emphysema (chronic respiratory disease - over inflation of the air sacs (alveoli) in the lungs): 19 people, 3.68%
  8. Diarrhea: 11 people, 2.13%
  9. Thyroid Diseases: 11 people, 2.13%
  10. Pituitary Tumor: 11 people, 2.13%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Sandostatin: 79 people, 15.28%
  2. Norvasc: 48 people, 9.28%
  3. Afinitor: 39 people, 7.54%
  4. Zoloft: 30 people, 5.80%
  5. Folic Acid: 28 people, 5.42%
  6. Pantoprazole: 28 people, 5.42%
  7. Protonix: 27 people, 5.22%
  8. Vioxx: 27 people, 5.22%
  9. Questran: 26 people, 5.03%
  10. Miacalcin: 26 people, 5.03%

Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Diarrhea: 242 people, 46.81%
  2. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 236 people, 45.65%
  3. Weakness: 183 people, 35.40%
  4. Stress And Anxiety: 182 people, 35.20%
  5. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 181 people, 35.01%
  6. Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness): 178 people, 34.43%
  7. High Blood Pressure: 177 people, 34.24%
  8. Pain: 177 people, 34.24%
  9. Weight Decreased: 169 people, 32.69%
  10. Headache (pain in head): 168 people, 32.50%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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