Review: could Cisplatin cause Heart Attack?


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 Non-small cell lung cancer . We study 38,856 people who have side effects while taking Cisplatin from FDA and social media. Among them, 436 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 lung cancer - non-small cell. (latest outcomes from Cisplatin 39,413 users)

Heart Attack

Heart attack has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, hypotension, thrombocytopenia, drug ineffective, weakness (latest reports from 144,179 Heart attack patients).

On Aug, 26, 2016

38,856 people reported to have side effects when taking Cisplatin.
Among them, 436 people (1.12%) have Heart Attack


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Cisplatin cause Heart attack?

Time on Cisplatin when people have Heart Attack *:

  • < 1 month: 65.45 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 31.82 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 1.82 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.91 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 25.8 %
  • male: 74.2 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.28 %
  • 10-19: 0.28 %
  • 20-29: 3.92 %
  • 30-39: 11.2 %
  • 40-49: 10.08 %
  • 50-59: 19.61 %
  • 60+: 54.62 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (46 people)
  • Nausea (20 people)
  • Hypertension (17 people)
  • Prophylaxis (15 people)
  • Testis Cancer (14 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Etoposide (103 people)
  • Dexamethasone (56 people)
  • Fluorouracil (44 people)
  • Zofran (37 people)
  • Folic Acid (36 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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