Who have Diarrhea with Sandostatin lar - from FDA reports


Diarrhea is found among people who take Sandostatin lar, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 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 Jan, 31, 2019

21,554 people reported to have side effects when taking Sandostatin lar.
Among them, 4,538 people (21.05%) have Diarrhea


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Sandostatin lar cause Diarrhea?

Time on Sandostatin lar when people have Diarrhea *:

  • < 1 month: 15.69 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 25.73 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 14.23 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 13.18 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 22.38 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 7.32 %
  • 10+ years: 1.46 %

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

  • female: 58.03 %
  • male: 41.97 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.17 %
  • 10-19: 0.38 %
  • 20-29: 1.18 %
  • 30-39: 4.14 %
  • 40-49: 11.35 %
  • 50-59: 22.36 %
  • 60+: 60.4 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Neuroendocrine Tumor: 975 people, 21.49%
  2. Carcinoid Tumor: 963 people, 21.22%
  3. Metastatic Carcinoid Tumor: 267 people, 5.88%
  4. Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumor: 206 people, 4.54%
  5. High Blood Pressure: 193 people, 4.25%
  6. Neuroendocrine Carcinoma (cancer tumour that arise from cells of the endocrine (hormonal) and nervous systems): 134 people, 2.95%
  7. Pain: 131 people, 2.89%
  8. Diabetes: 72 people, 1.59%
  9. Pancreatic Carcinoma (pancreatic cancer): 70 people, 1.54%
  10. Carcinoid Tumor Of The Small Bowel: 65 people, 1.43%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Sandostatin: 915 people, 20.16%
  2. Afinitor: 290 people, 6.39%
  3. Synthroid: 142 people, 3.13%
  4. Norvasc: 130 people, 2.86%
  5. Morphine: 103 people, 2.27%
  6. Metformin: 99 people, 2.18%
  7. Lipitor: 97 people, 2.14%
  8. Pantoprazole: 73 people, 1.61%
  9. Vitamin D: 73 people, 1.61%
  10. Aspirin: 72 people, 1.59%

Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 1,556 people, 34.29%
  2. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 1,493 people, 32.90%
  3. High Blood Pressure: 1,403 people, 30.92%
  4. Abdominal Pain: 1,311 people, 28.89%
  5. Weakness: 1,176 people, 25.91%
  6. Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness): 1,121 people, 24.70%
  7. Nausea And Vomiting: 1,086 people, 23.93%
  8. Weight Decreased: 1,075 people, 23.69%
  9. Blood Pressure Systolic Increased: 989 people, 21.79%
  10. Pain: 929 people, 20.47%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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