Androgel and Pulmonary hypertension - from FDA reports


Summary

Pulmonary hypertension is found among people who take Androgel, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Lasix, and have Thalassaemia. This review analyzes which people have Pulmonary hypertension with Androgel. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 18,045 people who have side effects when taking Androgel from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 16, 2017

18,045 people reported to have side effects when taking Androgel.
Among them, 34 people (0.19%) have Pulmonary Hypertension


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Androgel cause Pulmonary hypertension?

Time on Androgel when people have Pulmonary Hypertension *:

  • < 1 month: 18.18 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 18.18 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 18.18 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 9.09 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 18.18 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 18.18 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Pulmonary Hypertension when taking Androgel *:

  • female: 2.94 %
  • male: 97.06 %

Age of people who have Pulmonary Hypertension when taking Androgel *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 3.85 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 19.23 %
  • 50-59: 34.62 %
  • 60+: 42.31 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Thalassaemia (6 people, 17.65%)
  • Blood Testosterone Decreased (4 people, 11.76%)
  • Osteoporosis (3 people, 8.82%)
  • Pain (2 people, 5.88%)
  • Depression (2 people, 5.88%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Lasix (7 people, 20.59%)
  • Testim (6 people, 17.65%)
  • Prilosec (6 people, 17.65%)
  • Exjade (6 people, 17.65%)
  • Aspirin (6 people, 17.65%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pulmonary Embolism (13 people, 38.24%)
  • Oedema Peripheral (9 people, 26.47%)
  • Deep Venous Thrombosis (9 people, 26.47%)
  • Abdominal Discomfort (8 people, 23.53%)
  • Cardiac Failure Congestive (7 people, 20.59%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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