Cisplatin and Heart attack - from FDA reports


Summary

Heart attack is found among people who take Cisplatin, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Etoposide, and have Lung cancer - non-small cell . We study 47,938 people who have side effects while taking Cisplatin from FDA. Among them, 500 have Heart attack. Find out below who they are, when they have Heart attack and more.

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Cisplatin

Cisplatin has active ingredients of cisplatin. It is often used in chemotherapy. (latest outcomes from Cisplatin 48,087 users)

Heart Attack

Heart attack has been reported by people with diabetes, arthritis, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis (latest reports from 193,916 Heart attack patients).

On Feb, 04, 2017

47,938 people reported to have side effects when taking Cisplatin.
Among them, 500 people (1.04%) have Heart Attack


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Cisplatin cause Heart attack?

Time on Cisplatin when people have Heart Attack *:

  • < 1 month: 65.81 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 31.62 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 1.71 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.85 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Heart Attack when taking Cisplatin *:

  • female: 25.16 %
  • male: 74.84 %

Age of people who have Heart Attack when taking Cisplatin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.25 %
  • 10-19: 0.25 %
  • 20-29: 5.5 %
  • 30-39: 12.25 %
  • 40-49: 11.25 %
  • 50-59: 19.25 %
  • 60+: 51.25 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Lung Cancer - Non-Small Cell (52 people, 10.40%)
  • Nausea (21 people, 4.20%)
  • High Blood Pressure (18 people, 3.60%)
  • Testis Cancer (16 people, 3.20%)
  • Preventive Health Care (16 people, 3.20%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Etoposide (104 people, 20.80%)
  • Dexamethasone (59 people, 11.80%)
  • Fluorouracil (45 people, 9.00%)
  • Zofran (37 people, 7.40%)
  • Folic Acid (37 people, 7.40%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Chest Pain (50 people, 10.00%)
  • Thrombocytopenia (45 people, 9.00%)
  • Nausea (45 people, 9.00%)
  • Nausea And Vomiting (34 people, 6.80%)
  • Hypotension (29 people, 5.80%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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