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Stilbestrol for a 83-year old man

This is a study of Stilbestrol for a 83 year old male patient who has Prostate Cancer Metastatic. The study is created by eHealthMe based on 46 male patients aged 83 (±5) who take the drug from FDA and social media.

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On Mar, 8, 2014: 46 males aged 78 (±5) who reported to have side effects when taking Stilbestrol are studied

Trend of Stilbestrol's drug interactions, side effects and effectiveness reports (2903073)

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:

Most common side effects experienced by males aged 78 (±5) in the use of Stilbestrol:

Side effectNumber of reports
Anxiety12
Atrial Fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart)10
Pleural Effusion (water on the lungs)10
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)10
Prostate Cancer Stage Iv6
Prostatic Specific Antigen Increased5
Metastases To Lung (cancer spreads to lung)5
Disease Progression5
Mitral Valve Incompetence (inefficient heart valve)5
Cardiac Failure Congestive5

Most common side effects experienced by males aged 78 (±5) in long term use of Stilbestrol:

Side effectNumber of reports
Hyperlipidaemia (presence of excess lipids in the blood)3
Metastases To Bone (cancer spreads to bone)3

How effective is the drug for males aged 78 (±5):

n/a

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Related topic: Prostate Cancer Metastatic, Stilbestrol

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