Review: could Spiriva cause Prostate cancer?
(By eHealthMe on Feb, 16, 2014)
Severity ratings: 3.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 49,907 people who take Spiriva. Among them, 99 have Prostate cancer. See who they are, when they have Prostate cancer and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Spiriva (latest outcomes from 50,398 users) has active ingredients of tiotropium bromide monohydrate. It is often used in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, asthma. Commonly reported side effects of Spiriva include dyspnoea exacerbated, breathing difficulty, pneumonia, pneumonia aggravated, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
Prostate cancer (latest reports from 52,492 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, erection problems.
On Feb, 16, 2014: 47,006 people reported to have side effects when taking Spiriva. Among them, 99 people (0.21%) have Prostate Cancer.
Time on Spiriva 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||12.50%||12.50%||0.00%||12.50%||62.50%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Prostate cancer when taking Spiriva * :
|Prostate cancer||0.00%||100.00% |
Age of people who have Prostate cancer when taking Spiriva * :
|Prostate cancer||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||9.09%||90.91% |
Severity of Prostate cancer when taking Spiriva ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Prostate cancer||0.00%||0.00%||100.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Prostate cancer ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (45 people, 45.45%)
- Emphysema (29 people, 29.29%)
- Anxiety (18 people, 18.18%)
- Hypertension (18 people, 18.18%)
- Benign prostatic hyperplasia (6 people, 6.06%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Duoneb (19 people, 19.19%)
- Xanax (18 people, 18.18%)
- Hydrochlorothiazide (16 people, 16.16%)
- Flomax (15 people, 15.15%)
- Albuterol (12 people, 12.12%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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