Truvada and Pancreatitis - from FDA reports

Pancreatitis is found among people who take Truvada, especially for people who are male, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Norvir, and have Preventive health care. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 20,039 people who have side effects when taking Truvada from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Nov, 14, 2018

20,039 people reported to have side effects when taking Truvada.
Among them, 146 people (0.73%) have Pancreatitis

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Truvada cause Pancreatitis?

Time on Truvada when people have Pancreatitis *:

  • < 1 month: 35.48 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 9.68 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 9.68 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 22.58 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 22.58 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Pancreatitis when taking Truvada *:

  • female: 39.57 %
  • male: 60.43 %

Age of people who have Pancreatitis when taking Truvada *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.98 %
  • 30-39: 27.45 %
  • 40-49: 38.24 %
  • 50-59: 17.65 %
  • 60+: 15.69 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Preventive Health Care: 14 people, 9.59%
  2. Depression: 13 people, 8.90%
  3. Cough: 12 people, 8.22%
  4. Acquired Immunodeficiency Syndrome (disease of the human immune system caused by the human immunodeficiency virus (hiv)): 10 people, 6.85%
  5. High Blood Pressure: 10 people, 6.85%

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Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Norvir: 33 people, 22.60%
  2. Isentress: 25 people, 17.12%
  3. Azithromycin: 23 people, 15.75%
  4. Zidovudine: 22 people, 15.07%
  5. Prezista: 22 people, 15.07%

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Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Diarrhea: 34 people, 23.29%
  2. Renal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction): 34 people, 23.29%
  3. Immune Reconstitution Syndrome (immune recovery syndrome): 24 people, 16.44%
  4. Hepatotoxicity (chemical-driven liver damage): 22 people, 15.07%
  5. Fever: 21 people, 14.38%

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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

FDA reports used in this study

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