Who have Diarrhea with Sandostatin - from FDA reports


Diarrhea is found among people who take Sandostatin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Afinitor, 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, 04, 2019

25,748 people reported to have side effects when taking Sandostatin.
Among them, 5,195 people (20.18%) have Diarrhea


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Sandostatin cause Diarrhea?

Time on Sandostatin when people have Diarrhea *:

  • < 1 month: 37.75 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 22.22 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 10.05 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 9.89 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 14.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 5.18 %
  • 10+ years: 0.91 %

Gender of people who have Diarrhea when taking Sandostatin *:

  • female: 58.2 %
  • male: 41.8 %

Age of people who have Diarrhea when taking Sandostatin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.27 %
  • 10-19: 0.39 %
  • 20-29: 1.21 %
  • 30-39: 4.01 %
  • 40-49: 11.17 %
  • 50-59: 22.4 %
  • 60+: 60.55 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Neuroendocrine Tumor: 1,102 people, 21.21%
  2. Carcinoid Syndrome (syndrome includes flushing and diarrhoea, and, less frequently, heart failure and bronchoconstriction): 555 people, 10.68%
  3. Metastatic Carcinoid Tumor: 281 people, 5.41%
  4. Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumor: 247 people, 4.75%
  5. High Blood Pressure: 239 people, 4.60%
  6. Pain: 165 people, 3.18%
  7. Neuroendocrine Carcinoma (cancer tumour that arise from cells of the endocrine (hormonal) and nervous systems): 154 people, 2.96%
  8. Diabetes: 84 people, 1.62%
  9. Pancreatic Carcinoma (pancreatic cancer): 84 people, 1.62%
  10. Carcinoid Tumor Of The Small Bowel: 74 people, 1.42%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Afinitor: 352 people, 6.78%
  2. Synthroid: 165 people, 3.18%
  3. Norvasc: 140 people, 2.69%
  4. Lipitor: 126 people, 2.43%
  5. Morphine: 125 people, 2.41%
  6. Metformin: 124 people, 2.39%
  7. Lasix: 113 people, 2.18%
  8. Vitamin D: 106 people, 2.04%
  9. Imodium: 103 people, 1.98%
  10. Pantoprazole: 102 people, 1.96%

Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 1,792 people, 34.49%
  2. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 1,709 people, 32.90%
  3. High Blood Pressure: 1,613 people, 31.05%
  4. Abdominal Pain: 1,470 people, 28.30%
  5. Weakness: 1,340 people, 25.79%
  6. Nausea And Vomiting: 1,243 people, 23.93%
  7. Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness): 1,242 people, 23.91%
  8. Weight Decreased: 1,241 people, 23.89%
  9. Blood Pressure Systolic Increased: 1,122 people, 21.60%
  10. Pain: 1,068 people, 20.56%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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