Norvasc and Breast cancer - from FDA reports


Summary

Breast cancer is found among people who take Norvasc, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Premarin, and have High blood pressure . We study 98,397 people who have side effects while taking Norvasc from FDA. Among them, 302 have Breast cancer. Find out below who they are, when they have Breast cancer and more.

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Norvasc

Norvasc has active ingredients of amlodipine besylate. It is often used in high blood pressure. (latest outcomes from Norvasc 101,066 users)

Breast Cancer

Breast cancer has been reported by people with hormone replacement therapy, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, breast cancer, osteoporosis (latest reports from 105,560 Breast cancer patients).

On Feb, 04, 2017

98,397 people reported to have side effects when taking Norvasc.
Among them, 302 people (0.31%) have Breast Cancer


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Norvasc cause Breast cancer?

Time on Norvasc when people have Breast Cancer *:

  • < 1 month: 8.33 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 66.67 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 8.33 %
  • 10+ years: 16.67 %

Gender of people who have Breast Cancer when taking Norvasc *:

  • female: 98.66 %
  • male: 1.34 %

Age of people who have Breast Cancer when taking Norvasc *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.4 %
  • 30-39: 0.8 %
  • 40-49: 9.2 %
  • 50-59: 30.4 %
  • 60+: 59.2 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • High Blood Pressure (112 people, 37.09%)
  • Hormone Replacement Therapy (57 people, 18.87%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (52 people, 17.22%)
  • Menopause (37 people, 12.25%)
  • Osteoporosis (35 people, 11.59%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Premarin (97 people, 32.12%)
  • Provera (85 people, 28.15%)
  • Lipitor (58 people, 19.21%)
  • Prempro (55 people, 18.21%)
  • Aspirin (49 people, 16.23%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Arthritis (38 people, 12.58%)
  • Depression (36 people, 11.92%)
  • Fall (35 people, 11.59%)
  • Breast Lump (35 people, 11.59%)
  • Chest Pain (33 people, 10.93%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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