Review: could Nicotine cause Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia?


Benign prostatic hyperplasia is found among people who take Nicotine, especially for people who are 50-59 old also take medication Nexium, and have Constipation . We study 6,147 people who have side effects while taking Nicotine from FDA and social media. Among them, 13 have Benign prostatic hyperplasia. Find out below who they are, when they have Benign prostatic hyperplasia and more.

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Nicotine has active ingredients of nicotine. It is often used in quit smoking. (latest outcomes from Nicotine 9,074 users)

Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

Benign prostatic hyperplasia (benign enlargement of the prostate) has been reported by people with erection problems, high blood pressure, enlarged prostate, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 24,128 Benign prostatic hyperplasia patients).

On Oct, 18, 2016

6,147 people reported to have side effects when taking Nicotine.
Among them, 13 people (0.21%) have Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Nicotine cause Benign prostatic hyperplasia?

Age of people who have Benign Prostatic Hyperplasia when taking Nicotine *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 12.5 %
  • 50-59: 62.5 %
  • 60+: 25.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Weight Control (1 person, 7.69%)
  • Vitamin D Deficiency (1 person, 7.69%)
  • Embolism (1 person, 7.69%)
  • Dizziness (1 person, 7.69%)
  • Constipation (1 person, 7.69%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Nexium (9 people, 69.23%)
  • Lasix (8 people, 61.54%)
  • Xanax (7 people, 53.85%)
  • Neurontin (7 people, 53.85%)
  • Doxil (7 people, 53.85%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (11 people, 84.62%)
  • Diarrhoea (11 people, 84.62%)
  • Dehydration (11 people, 84.62%)
  • Pulmonary Embolism (10 people, 76.92%)
  • Hypertension (9 people, 69.23%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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