Review: could Testosterone cause Cardiomyopathy?


Summary

Cardiomyopathy is reported only by a few people who take Testosterone. We study 1,171 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 blood testosterone decreased. (latest outcomes from Testosterone 1,265 users)

Cardiomyopathy

Cardiomyopathy (weakening of the heart muscle) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, hypotension, renal failure acute, acute kidney failure, weakness (latest reports from 9,822 Cardiomyopathy patients).

On Aug, 30, 2016

1,171 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?

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 conditions involved for these people *:

  • Prostatomegaly (1 person, 25.00%)
  • Depression (1 person, 25.00%)
  • Cardiac Disorder (1 person, 25.00%)
  • Blood Testosterone Decreased (1 person, 25.00%)
  • Blood Cholesterol Abnormal (1 person, 25.00%)

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%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Renal Failure (2 people, 50.00%)
  • Pain (2 people, 50.00%)
  • Neuropathy Peripheral (2 people, 50.00%)
  • Cardiac Failure Congestive (2 people, 50.00%)
  • Gynaecomastia (1 person, 25.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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