From FDA reports: Androgel and Pulmonary hypertension
This is a study of Pulmonary hypertension among people who take Androgel. The study analyzes: the time on Androgel when people have Pulmonary hypertension, age of these people, the severity of Pulmonary hypertension, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Androgel. In total 3,713 Androgel users are studied. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and is updated regularly.
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Androgel has active ingredients of testosterone. It is used in testosterone, hypogonadism male, blood testosterone decreased, hypogonadism, hormone levels. Commonly reported side effects of Androgel include fatigue, blood testosterone decreased, weakness, breathing difficulty, nausea.
Pulmonary hypertension has been reported by people with primary pulmonary hypertension, depression, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, multiple myeloma.
On May, 25, 2013: 3,713 people reported to have side effects when taking Androgel. Among them, 16 people (0.43%) have Pulmonary Hypertension.
Time on Androgel when people have Pulmonary hypertension * :
Age of people who have Pulmonary hypertension when taking Androgel * :
|Pulmonary hypertension||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||7.69%||0.00%||23.08%||15.38%||53.85% |
Severity of Pulmonary hypertension when taking Androgel ** :
How people recovered from Pulmonary hypertension ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Thalassaemia (3 people, 18.75%)
- Iron overload (2 people, 12.50%)
- Pain (2 people, 12.50%)
- Acquired immunodeficiency syndrome (2 people, 12.50%)
- Osteoporosis (2 people, 12.50%)
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Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Lasix (7 people, 43.75%)
- Aspirin (6 people, 37.50%)
- Digoxin (5 people, 31.25%)
- Vitamin d (5 people, 31.25%)
- Lorazepam (4 people, 25.00%)
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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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