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Review: could Cisplatin cause Heart attack?

We study 35,599 people who have side effects while taking Cisplatin from FDA and social media. Among them, 399 have Heart attack. Find out below who they are, when they have Heart attack and more.

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Cisplatin

Cisplatin (latest outcomes from 35,644 users) has active ingredients of cisplatin. It is often used in chemotherapy.

Heart attack

Heart attack (latest reports from 631,378 patients) has been reported by people with diabetes, arthritis, pain, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis.

On Jun, 23, 2014: 35,599 people reported to have side effects when taking Cisplatin. Among them, 399 people (1.12%) have Heart Attack. They amount to 0.06% of all the 630,813 people who have Heart Attack on eHealthMe.

Trend of Heart attack in Cisplatin reports

Time on Cisplatin when people have Heart attack * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Heart attack71.43%26.53%0.00%1.02%1.02%0.00%0.00%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Heart attack0.00%0.28%0.00%3.92%10.64%10.64%19.61%54.90%

Severity of Heart attack when taking Cisplatin ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Heart attack ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Non-small cell lung cancer (40 people, 10.03%)
  2. Nausea (25 people, 6.27%)
  3. Testis cancer (14 people, 3.51%)
  4. Bladder cancer (14 people, 3.51%)
  5. Hypertension (13 people, 3.26%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Etoposide (103 people, 25.81%)
  2. Dexamethasone (58 people, 14.54%)
  3. Fluorouracil (36 people, 9.02%)
  4. Folic acid (35 people, 8.77%)
  5. Zofran (35 people, 8.77%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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