Who have Lethargy with Sandostatin - from FDA reports


Lethargy 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, 13, 2019

25,748 people reported to have side effects when taking Sandostatin.
Among them, 3,801 people (14.76%) have Lethargy


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Sandostatin cause Lethargy?

Time on Sandostatin when people have Lethargy *:

  • < 1 month: 38.46 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 18.15 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 11.44 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 12.23 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 13.81 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 4.34 %
  • 10+ years: 1.58 %

Gender of people who have Lethargy when taking Sandostatin *:

  • female: 61.47 %
  • male: 38.53 %

Age of people who have Lethargy when taking Sandostatin *:

  • 0-1: 0.04 %
  • 2-9: 0.29 %
  • 10-19: 0.37 %
  • 20-29: 0.45 %
  • 30-39: 3.23 %
  • 40-49: 12.27 %
  • 50-59: 22.05 %
  • 60+: 61.29 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Neuroendocrine Tumor: 780 people, 20.52%
  2. Carcinoid Syndrome (syndrome includes flushing and diarrhoea, and, less frequently, heart failure and bronchoconstriction): 264 people, 6.95%
  3. High Blood Pressure: 226 people, 5.95%
  4. Neuroendocrine Carcinoma (cancer tumour that arise from cells of the endocrine (hormonal) and nervous systems): 178 people, 4.68%
  5. Metastatic Carcinoid Tumor: 171 people, 4.50%
  6. Pancreatic Neuroendocrine Tumor: 159 people, 4.18%
  7. Pain: 121 people, 3.18%
  8. Diabetes: 89 people, 2.34%
  9. High Blood Cholesterol: 61 people, 1.60%
  10. Diarrhea: 59 people, 1.55%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Afinitor: 301 people, 7.92%
  2. Synthroid: 171 people, 4.50%
  3. Metformin: 131 people, 3.45%
  4. Sutent: 127 people, 3.34%
  5. Lipitor: 123 people, 3.24%
  6. Morphine: 114 people, 3.00%
  7. Norvasc: 108 people, 2.84%
  8. Lasix: 102 people, 2.68%
  9. Amlodipine: 94 people, 2.47%
  10. Ativan: 89 people, 2.34%

Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Diarrhea: 1,792 people, 47.15%
  2. High Blood Pressure: 1,352 people, 35.57%
  3. Weakness: 1,300 people, 34.20%
  4. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 1,265 people, 33.28%
  5. Malaise (a feeling of general discomfort or uneasiness): 1,177 people, 30.97%
  6. Abdominal Pain: 1,014 people, 26.68%
  7. Pain: 989 people, 26.02%
  8. Weight Decreased: 958 people, 25.20%
  9. Blood Pressure Systolic Increased: 955 people, 25.12%
  10. Dizziness: 863 people, 22.70%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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