Review: could Lovaza cause Prostate cancer?
Summary: Prostate cancer is found among people who take Lovaza, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Baclofen, and have Multiple myeloma.
We study 10,071 people who have side effects while taking Lovaza from FDA and social media. Among them, 26 have Prostate cancer. Find out below who they are, when they have Prostate cancer and more.
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Lovaza has active ingredients of omega-3-acid ethyl esters. It is often used in high blood cholesterol. (latest outcomes from 10,424 Lovaza users)
Prostate cancer has been reported by people with high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, erection problems. (latest reports from 21,863 Prostate cancer patients)
On Mar, 17, 2015: 10,071 people reported to have side effects when taking Lovaza. Among them, 26 people (0.26%) have Prostate Cancer.
Time on Lovaza when people have Prostate cancer * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Prostate cancer||0.00%||0.00%||50.00%||50.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Prostate cancer when taking Lovaza * :
|Prostate cancer||0.00%||100.00% |
Age of people who have Prostate cancer when taking Lovaza * :
|Prostate cancer||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||44.00%||56.00% |
Severity of Prostate cancer when taking Lovaza ** :
How people recovered from Prostate cancer ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Multiple myeloma (9 people, 34.62%)
- Diabetes mellitus (9 people, 34.62%)
- Blood cholesterol (7 people, 26.92%)
- Hypertension (7 people, 26.92%)
- Arthralgia (5 people, 19.23%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Baclofen (14 people, 53.85%)
- Pravastatin (11 people, 42.31%)
- Gabapentin (11 people, 42.31%)
- Prednisone (10 people, 38.46%)
- Protonix (10 people, 38.46%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
Could your condition cause:
- A study of side effects of Lovaza for a 85-year old woman with High Blood Cholesterol And Triglycerides. The patient has Paralysis Spastic (excl Congenital), Hearing Loss, Hand Tremor, Sneezing, Loss Of Sensation, Numbness And Tingling, Paresthesias, Sensory Loss, Tingling And Numbness (unusual prickling sensations), Loose Bowel Movements (weak bowel movement), Breathing Difficulty - Lying Down, Short-term Memory Loss, Nasal Congestion (blockage of the nasal passages usually due to membranes lining the nose becoming swollen from inflamed blood vessels), Cough, Watery Eyes (excess tearing from eye)
Recent Lovaza related drug comparison:
- Comparions of Lovaza, Fenofibrate for a 48-year old man who has High Blood Cholesterol And Triglycerides
- Comparions of Metoprolol Succinate, Lovaza, Coumadin, Nuvigil, Oxycontin for a 61-year old man who has Polyneuropathy Chronic
- Comparions of Lovaza, Seroquel Xr, Depakote Er, Wellbutrin Xl, Focalin Xr for a 18-year old boy who has Inattention, Behavior Problems, Depression
- Comparions of Antara, Lovaza for a 52-year old man who has High Blood Cholesterol And Triglycerides
- Comparions of Lovaza, Vascepa for a 50-year old man who has Blood Triglycerides
NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.
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