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From FDA reports: side effects of Avandia for a Male patient aged 85

This is a personalized study for a 85 year old male patient. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 68,339 people who take the same drug and have side effectsfrom FDA.

On Sep, 1, 2014: 68,339 people who reported to have side effects when taking Avandia are studied

Trend of Avandia's drug interactions, side effects, and effectiveness reports (2482625)

Information of the patient in this study:

Age: 85

Gender: male

Drugs taking:
- Avandia: used for 1 - 2 years

Side effects have: Bladder Cancer, Cardiac Tamponade, Heart Rate Irregular, Pericardial Effusion Malignant, Pharmaceutical Product Complaint, Pulmonary Oedema

eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes among males aged 85 (±5):

Side effectNumber of reports
Bladder Cancer10 (1.04%)
Cardiac Tamponade (fluid accumulates in heart covering)4 (0.41%)
Heart Rate Irregular16 (1.66%)
Pericardial Effusion Malignant (cancerous fluid around the heart)2 (0.21%)
Pharmaceutical Product Complaint12 (1.24%)
Pulmonary Oedema (fluid accumulation in the lungs)31 (3.22%)

Most common side effects experienced by males aged 85 (±5) in the use of Avandia:

Side effectNumber of reports
Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)699
Cardiac Failure Congestive406
Cerebrovascular Accident (sudden death of some brain cells due to lack of oxygen when the blood flow to the brain is impaired by blockage or rupture)337
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)220
Coronary Artery Disease (plaque building up along the inner walls of the arteries of the heart, which narrows the arteries and restricts blood flow to the heart)182
Death130
Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)120
Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)117
Weight Increased98
Blood Glucose Increased82

Most common side effects experienced by males aged 85 (±5) in long term use of Avandia:

Side effectNumber of reports
Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)289
Cardiac Failure Congestive226
Cerebrovascular Accident (sudden death of some brain cells due to lack of oxygen when the blood flow to the brain is impaired by blockage or rupture)198
Coronary Artery Disease (plaque building up along the inner walls of the arteries of the heart, which narrows the arteries and restricts blood flow to the heart)120
Cardiovascular Disorder (heart diseases)63
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)57
Death52
Cardiac Disorder52
Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling)46
Cardiac Failure34

For people in general (regardless of gender or age):

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

Side effectNumber of reports
Bladder Cancer54 (0.08%)
Cardiac Tamponade (fluid accumulates in heart covering)36 (0.05%)
Heart Rate Irregular866 (1.27%)
Pericardial Effusion Malignant (cancerous fluid around the heart)2 (0.00%)
Pharmaceutical Product Complaint116 (0.17%)
Pulmonary Oedema (fluid accumulation in the lungs)1,224 (1.79%)

Most common side effects experienced by people in the use of Avandia:

Side effectNumber of reports
Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)64,344
Cardiac Failure Congestive27,690
Cerebrovascular Accident (sudden death of some brain cells due to lack of oxygen when the blood flow to the brain is impaired by blockage or rupture)24,307
Coronary Artery Disease (plaque building up along the inner walls of the arteries of the heart, which narrows the arteries and restricts blood flow to the heart)17,211
Death11,993
Cardiac Disorder9,752
Cardiovascular Disorder (heart diseases)9,254
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)9,090
Weight Increased6,386
Blood Glucose Increased5,720

Most common side effects experienced by people in long term use of Avandia:

Side effectNumber of reports
Myocardial Infarction (destruction of heart tissue resulting from obstruction of the blood supply to the heart muscle)22,061
Cardiac Failure Congestive15,122
Cerebrovascular Accident (sudden death of some brain cells due to lack of oxygen when the blood flow to the brain is impaired by blockage or rupture)12,460
Coronary Artery Disease (plaque building up along the inner walls of the arteries of the heart, which narrows the arteries and restricts blood flow to the heart)10,667
Cardiac Disorder5,000
Cardiovascular Disorder (heart diseases)4,509
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)3,283
Death2,853
Myocardial Ischaemia (the blood flow through one or more of the blood vessels that lead to heart (coronary arteries) is decreased)2,756
Pain2,066

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  • From this study (13 months ago):

  • I took avandia for a couple of years. Afterwards, I developed an abdminal aoritic aneurysm. Did Avandia cause the aneurysm?

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  • From this study (2 years ago):

  • Myocardial infarction & Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis result in death.

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  • From this study (2 years ago):

  • Had Myocardial Infarction many times since taking the drug, Avandia, ending in a pace-maker.

    Had Amyotrophic lateral sclerosis after taking Avandia, and death 1/22/2013.

    Reply

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