Review: could Cisplatin cause Hypertension?


Summary

Hypertension is found among people who take Cisplatin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Avastin, 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, 549 have Hypertension. Find out below who they are, when they have Hypertension 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 38,746 users)

Hypertension

Hypertension (high blood pressure) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, hypotension, rashes, drug ineffective, diarrhea (latest reports from 345,989 Hypertension patients).

On Aug, 22, 2016

38,856 people reported to have side effects when taking Cisplatin.
Among them, 549 people (1.41%) have Hypertension


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Cisplatin cause Hypertension?

Time on Cisplatin when people have Hypertension *:

  • < 1 month: 51.76 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 38.82 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 9.41 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Hypertension when taking Cisplatin *:

  • female: 61.67 %
  • male: 38.33 %

Age of people who have Hypertension when taking Cisplatin *:

  • 0-1: 1.79 %
  • 2-9: 4.7 %
  • 10-19: 2.91 %
  • 20-29: 0.22 %
  • 30-39: 4.03 %
  • 40-49: 10.96 %
  • 50-59: 27.74 %
  • 60+: 47.65 %

Severity if Hypertension when taking Cisplatin **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 33.33 %
  • severe: 66.67 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Hypertension **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (77 people)
  • Chemotherapy (28 people)
  • Hypertension (22 people)
  • Prophylaxis (19 people)
  • Gastric Cancer (19 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Avastin (73 people)
  • Etoposide (72 people)
  • Paclitaxel (61 people)
  • Carboplatin (59 people)
  • Dexamethasone (52 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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