Could Testosterone cause Cardiomyopathy - from FDA reports


Summary

Cardiomyopathy is reported only by a few people who take Testosterone. We study 1,174 people who have side effects while taking Testosterone from FDA and social media. Among them, 4 have Cardiomyopathy. Find out below who they are, when they have Cardiomyopathy and more.

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Testosterone

Testosterone has active ingredients of testosterone. It is often used in testosterone. (latest outcomes from Testosterone 1,427 users)

Cardiomyopathy

Cardiomyopathy (weakening of the heart muscle) has been reported by people with diabetes, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, depression, multiple sclerosis (latest reports from 12,094 Cardiomyopathy patients).

On Nov, 25, 2016

1,174 people reported to have side effects when taking Testosterone.
Among them, 4 people (0.34%) have Cardiomyopathy


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Testosterone cause Cardiomyopathy?

Time on Testosterone when people have Cardiomyopathy *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 100 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Cardiomyopathy when taking Testosterone *:

  • female: 25 %
  • male: 75 %

Age of people who have Cardiomyopathy when taking Testosterone *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 33.33 %
  • 50-59: 66.67 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Prednisone (2 people, 50.00%)
  • Nexium (2 people, 50.00%)
  • Lisinopril (2 people, 50.00%)
  • Klor-Con (2 people, 50.00%)
  • Clonidine (2 people, 50.00%)

Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Testosterone, learn more )

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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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