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Review: could Spiriva cause Prostate cancer?

We study 49,973 people who have side effects while taking Spiriva from FDA and social media. Among them, 105 have Prostate cancer. Find out below who they are, when they have Prostate cancer and more.

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Spiriva

Spiriva (latest outcomes from 50,453 users) has active ingredients of tiotropium bromide monohydrate. It is often used in chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

Prostate cancer

Prostate Cancer (latest reports from 54,021 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, erection problems.

On Oct, 13, 2014: 49,973 people reported to have side effects when taking Spiriva. Among them, 105 people (0.21%) have Prostate Cancer.

Trend of Prostate cancer in Spiriva reports

Time on Spiriva when people have Prostate cancer * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Prostate cancer12.50%12.50%0.00%12.50%62.50%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Prostate cancer when taking Spiriva * :

FemaleMale
Prostate cancer0.00%100.00%

Age of people who have Prostate cancer when taking Spiriva * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Prostate cancer0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%8.57%91.43%

Severity of Prostate cancer when taking Spiriva ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Prostate cancer0.00%0.00%100.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Prostate cancer ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Chronic obstructive pulmonary disease (46 people, 43.81%)
  2. Emphysema (29 people, 27.62%)
  3. Anxiety (19 people, 18.10%)
  4. Hypertension (18 people, 17.14%)
  5. Benign prostatic hyperplasia (9 people, 8.57%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Duoneb (19 people, 18.10%)
  2. Xanax (19 people, 18.10%)
  3. Hydrochlorothiazide (16 people, 15.24%)
  4. Flomax (15 people, 14.29%)
  5. Albuterol (13 people, 12.38%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • Brandi on Sep, 30, 2014:

    I am not a doctor but I take the spariva inhaler and the atbuterol inhaler and nebulizer and it's albuteral making you crazy and jumpy! No doubt!

    Reply

    Lucy Balboa on Jul, 21, 2011:

    I take spervia inhaler twice a day, plus synthroid
    sparevia for the lungs, sythroid for the throat, and albuterol in a nebulizer, for the lungs, plus a mask at night to help stay asleep. I dont know which keeps me shaking more, or even if I have to have sperevia, with all else. I was given isorbide that I stopped myself because it made me act like a mad women. I need to know if just taking isorbide
    would let me eliminate the rest. I was diagnosed with copd,and even though I have a perfect heart, the vessles are too narrow, which makes my breathing worse. Any real comments on what to do to rid medicines either all together or take just one would be a GOD send. Sincerely, Lucy

    Reply

  • From this study (1 month ago):

  • Do either spiriva or symbicort cause diahria, urinary problems or loss of calcium in bones or teeth?

    If so, how to prevent reaction.
    If so, is it worth the trade off for an 84 year old to use these drugs?

    Reply

  • From this study (1 month ago):

  • X rays did not show any joint problems.

    Reply

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