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Stilbestrol for a 83-year old man

Summary: 46 male patients aged 83 (±5) who take the same drug are studied.

This is a personalized study for a 83 year old male patient who has Prostate Cancer Metastatic. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

What is the drug

Stilbestrol (latest outcomes from 465 users) has active ingredients of diethylstilbestrol.

What is the condition

Prostate cancer metastatic (latest reports from 4,415 patients) can be treated by Casodex.

On Nov, 23, 2014: 46 males aged 78 (±5) who take Stilbestrol are studied

Stilbestrol outcomes

Information of the patient in this study:

Age: 78

Gender: male

Conditions: Prostate Cancer Metastatic

Drugs taking:
- Stilbestrol (diethylstilbestrol): used for 2 - 5 years

eHealthMe real world results:

Drug effectiveness over time :

n/a

Most common side effects over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Aspartate Aminotransferase IncreasedSubdural Haematoma (blood collects between the skull and the surface of the brain)n/an/aMetastases To Bone (cancer spreads to bone)n/an/aPleural Effusion (water on the lungs)
Blood Alkaline Phosphatase IncreasedHyperlipidaemia (presence of excess lipids in the blood)Anxiety
Ileus (a painful obstruction of the ileum or other part of the intestine)Pulmonary Hypertension (increase in blood pressure in the lung artery)
Blood Creatinine IncreasedMitral Valve Incompetence (inefficient heart valve)
Prostatic Specific Antigen IncreasedDyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Blood Uric Acid IncreasedDisease Progression
Prostate Cancer Stage IvDiabetic Ketoacidosis (diabetic ketoacidosis (dka) is high concentrations of ketone bodies)
Subdural Haematoma (blood collects between the skull and the surface of the brain)Hydrocephalus (water on the brain)
Interstitial Lung DiseaseMetastases To Lung (cancer spreads to lung)
Blood Creatine Phosphokinase IncreasedProstate Cancer Stage Iv

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

You can also:

You are not alone! Join a related mobile support group:
- support group for people who have Prostate Cancer Metastatic
- support group for people who take Stilbestrol

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Complete drug side effects:

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Related drug studies for: Prostate Cancer Metastatic, Stilbestrol

Common symptoms:

Men of age 60+ with Prostate Cancer Metastatic:
  1. Weakness (329 reports)
  2. Anaemia (319 reports)
  3. Fatigue (305 reports)
  4. Breathing difficulty (261 reports)
  5. Dehydration (250 reports)
  6. Pain (239 reports)
  7. Haemoglobin decreased (207 reports)
  8. Pneumonia (205 reports)
  9. Back pain (199 reports)
  10. Nausea (195 reports)

NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients are also considered.

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