Review: could Digoxin cause Squamous Cell Carcinoma?


Squamous cell carcinoma is found among people who take Digoxin, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take medication Prednisone, and have Paraesthesia . We study 56,058 people who have side effects while taking Digoxin from FDA and social media. Among them, 26 have Squamous cell carcinoma. Find out below who they are, when they have Squamous cell carcinoma and more.

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Digoxin has active ingredients of digoxin. It is often used in heart rate irregular. (latest outcomes from Digoxin 66,463 users)

Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Squamous cell carcinoma (a cancer of a kind of epithelial cell) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, psoriasis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, crohn's disease (latest reports from 7,391 Squamous cell carcinoma patients).

On Oct, 22, 2016

56,058 people reported to have side effects when taking Digoxin.
Among them, 26 people (0.05%) have Squamous Cell Carcinoma

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Digoxin cause Squamous cell carcinoma?

Time on Digoxin when people have Squamous Cell Carcinoma *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 33.33 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 33.33 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 33.33 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Squamous Cell Carcinoma when taking Digoxin *:

  • female: 42.31 %
  • male: 57.69 %

Age of people who have Squamous Cell Carcinoma when taking Digoxin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 9.09 %
  • 50-59: 4.55 %
  • 60+: 86.36 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Paraesthesia (5 people, 19.23%)
  • Bone Loss (4 people, 15.38%)
  • Lung Neoplasm Malignant (3 people, 11.54%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (2 people, 7.69%)
  • Atrial Fibrillation (2 people, 7.69%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Prednisone (10 people, 38.46%)
  • Neurontin (9 people, 34.62%)
  • Levaquin (8 people, 30.77%)
  • Lasix (8 people, 30.77%)
  • Coumadin (8 people, 30.77%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (9 people, 34.62%)
  • Dehydration (9 people, 34.62%)
  • Basal Cell Carcinoma (9 people, 34.62%)
  • Atrial Fibrillation (9 people, 34.62%)
  • Atelectasis (9 people, 34.62%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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