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What could cause Breast Tenderness for a 69-year old man?

This is a study of Lovaza for a 69 year old male patient. The study is created by eHealthMe based on 1,094 male patients aged 69 (±5) who take the drug from FDA and social media.

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Information of the patient in this study:

Age: 66

Gender: male

Conditions: Triglyceride level

Drugs taking:
- Lovaza - 1GM (omega-3-acid ethyl esters): used for 2 - 5 years

On Jan, 28, 2014: 1,094 males aged 66 (±5) who reported to have side effects when taking Lovaza are studied

Trend of Lovaza's drug interactions, side effects and effectiveness reports (3863208)

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

Side effectNumber of reports
among males aged 66 (±5) who take the drug
Breast Tenderness1 (0.10%)

(as an adverse outcome could be a symptom of a condition, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, regardless of which drug is taken, how many female HBP patients aged 50 (±5) have nausea)

SymptomNumber of reports
among males aged 66 (±5) who have the condition, regardless of which drug is taken
Breast Tenderness in Triglyceride Level5 (0.04%)

Most common side effects experienced by males aged 66 (±5) in the use of Lovaza:

Side effectNumber of reports
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)181
Flushing (the warm, red condition of human skin)150
Pruritus (severe itching of the skin)122
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)81
Blood Glucose Increased62
Headache (pain in head)59
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)52
Weight Decreased48
Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)47

Most common side effects experienced by males aged 66 (±5) in long term use of Lovaza:

Side effectNumber of reports
Dysgeusia (disorder of the sense of taste)6
Oliguria (not enough urine)4
Eructation (release of gas from the digestive tract)4
Hyperkalaemia (damage to or disease of the kidney)4
Asthenia (weakness)4
Cerebral Ischaemia (insufficient blood flow to the brain to meet metabolic demand)2
Renal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)2
Rhabdomyolysis (a condition in which damaged skeletal muscle tissue breaks down)2
Product Quality Issue2

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