Who have Depression with Sandostatin - from FDA reports


Depression is found among people who take Sandostatin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 6 - 12 months, also take medication Norvasc, and have Neuroendocrine tumor. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 25,748 people who have side effects when taking Sandostatin from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Feb, 01, 2019

25,748 people reported to have side effects when taking Sandostatin.
Among them, 592 people (2.3%) have Depression


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Sandostatin cause Depression?

Time on Sandostatin when people have Depression *:

  • < 1 month: 21.92 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 23.29 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 23.29 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 15.07 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 8.22 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 8.22 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Depression when taking Sandostatin *:

  • female: 63.76 %
  • male: 36.24 %

Age of people who have Depression when taking Sandostatin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.81 %
  • 10-19: 0.27 %
  • 20-29: 1.08 %
  • 30-39: 5.39 %
  • 40-49: 18.87 %
  • 50-59: 22.1 %
  • 60+: 51.48 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Neuroendocrine Tumor: 138 people, 23.31%
  2. Pain: 86 people, 14.53%
  3. High Blood Pressure: 77 people, 13.01%
  4. Carcinoid Syndrome (syndrome includes flushing and diarrhoea, and, less frequently, heart failure and bronchoconstriction): 45 people, 7.60%
  5. Pancreatic Carcinoma (pancreatic cancer): 33 people, 5.57%
  6. Metastatic Carcinoid Tumor: 26 people, 4.39%
  7. Emphysema (chronic respiratory disease - over inflation of the air sacs (alveoli) in the lungs): 19 people, 3.21%
  8. Diarrhea: 14 people, 2.36%
  9. Diabetes: 13 people, 2.20%
  10. Neuroendocrine Carcinoma (cancer tumour that arise from cells of the endocrine (hormonal) and nervous systems): 12 people, 2.03%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Norvasc: 48 people, 8.11%
  2. Afinitor: 45 people, 7.60%
  3. Zoloft: 32 people, 5.41%
  4. Protonix: 31 people, 5.24%
  5. Pantoprazole: 30 people, 5.07%
  6. Folic Acid: 28 people, 4.73%
  7. Vioxx: 27 people, 4.56%
  8. Oxycontin: 27 people, 4.56%
  9. Miacalcin: 26 people, 4.39%
  10. Questran: 26 people, 4.39%

Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Diarrhea: 275 people, 46.45%
  2. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 267 people, 45.10%
  3. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 211 people, 35.64%
  4. Weakness: 205 people, 34.63%
  5. High Blood Pressure: 202 people, 34.12%
  6. Pain: 202 people, 34.12%
  7. Stress And Anxiety: 200 people, 33.78%
  8. Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness): 196 people, 33.11%
  9. Weight Decreased: 194 people, 32.77%
  10. Headache (pain in head): 191 people, 32.26%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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