Androgel and High blood pressure - from FDA reports


Summary

High blood pressure is found among people who take Androgel, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Aspirin, and have Blood testosterone decreased . We study 17,270 people who have side effects while taking Androgel from FDA. Among them, 369 have High blood pressure. Find out below who they are, when they have High blood pressure and more.

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Androgel

Androgel has active ingredients of testosterone. It is often used in testosterone. (latest outcomes from Androgel 17,858 users)

High Blood Pressure

High blood pressure has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, depression (latest reports from 493,522 High blood pressure patients).

On Jan, 29, 2017

17,270 people reported to have side effects when taking Androgel.
Among them, 369 people (2.14%) have High Blood Pressure


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Androgel cause High blood pressure?

Time on Androgel when people have High Blood Pressure *:

  • < 1 month: 16.39 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 27.05 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 11.48 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 15.57 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 18.85 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 9.02 %
  • 10+ years: 1.64 %

Gender of people who have High Blood Pressure when taking Androgel *:

  • female: 3.92 %
  • male: 96.08 %

Age of people who have High Blood Pressure when taking Androgel *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.88 %
  • 30-39: 3.95 %
  • 40-49: 12.28 %
  • 50-59: 37.72 %
  • 60+: 45.18 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Blood Testosterone Decreased (134 people, 36.31%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (47 people, 12.74%)
  • Gastrooesophageal Reflux Disease (21 people, 5.69%)
  • Hypogonadism (20 people, 5.42%)
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy (19 people, 5.15%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (39 people, 10.57%)
  • Lipitor (29 people, 7.86%)
  • Synthroid (25 people, 6.78%)
  • Lisinopril (25 people, 6.78%)
  • Nexium (24 people, 6.50%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Heart Attack (38 people, 10.30%)
  • Headache (36 people, 9.76%)
  • Chest Pain (36 people, 9.76%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (34 people, 9.21%)
  • Fatigue (32 people, 8.67%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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