Eligard and Sudden death - from FDA reports
Sudden death is found among people who take Eligard, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Xtandi, and have Prostate cancer. This review analyzes which people have Sudden death with Eligard. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 2,182 people who have side effects when taking Eligard from FDA, and is updated regularly.
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On Mar, 03, 2017
2,182 people reported to have side effects when taking Eligard.
Among them, 483 people (22.14%) have Sudden Death
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Eligard when people have Sudden Death *:
- < 1 month: 6.82 %
- 1 - 6 months: 13.64 %
- 6 - 12 months: 15.91 %
- 1 - 2 years: 11.36 %
- 2 - 5 years: 30.68 %
- 5 - 10 years: 19.32 %
- 10+ years: 2.27 %
Gender of people who have Sudden Death when taking Eligard *:
- female: 0.48 %
- male: 99.52 %
Age of people who have Sudden Death when taking Eligard *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 0.0 %
- 40-49: 0.0 %
- 50-59: 3.33 %
- 60+: 96.67 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Prostate Cancer (436 people, 90.27%)
- Prostate Cancer Metastatic (7 people, 1.45%)
- Pain (5 people, 1.04%)
- Nervousness (4 people, 0.83%)
- Indigestion (4 people, 0.83%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Xtandi (14 people, 2.90%)
- Zometa (13 people, 2.69%)
- Casodex (12 people, 2.48%)
- Xgeva (9 people, 1.86%)
- Restoril (8 people, 1.66%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Metastases To Bone (13 people, 2.69%)
- Urinary Tract Infection (11 people, 2.28%)
- Pneumonia (9 people, 1.86%)
- Joint Pain (9 people, 1.86%)
- Fall (9 people, 1.86%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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Eligard has active ingredients of leuprolide acetate. It is often used in prostate cancer. (latest outcomes from Eligard 2,205 users)
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