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Review: could Verapamil cause Breast cancer?

Summary: Breast cancer could be caused by Verapamil, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 5 - 10 years, also take Synthroid, and have Hypertension.

We study 2,602 people who have side effects while taking Verapamil from FDA and social media. Among them, 9 have Breast cancer. Find out below who they are, when they have Breast cancer and more.

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Verapamil hydrochloride

Verapamil hydrochloride (latest outcomes from 3,130 users) has active ingredients of verapamil hydrochloride. It is often used in high blood pressure.

Breast cancer

Breast cancer (latest reports from 197,351 patients) has been reported by people with hormone replacement therapy, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, menopausal symptoms, osteoporosis.

On Apr, 16, 2014: 2,602 people reported to have side effects when taking Verapamil hydrochloride. Among them, 9 people (0.35%) have Breast Cancer. They amount to 0.00% of all the 197,467 people who have Breast Cancer on eHealthMe.

Trend of Breast cancer in Verapamil hydrochloride reports

Time on Verapamil hydrochloride when people have Breast cancer * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Breast cancer0.00%33.33%0.00%0.00%0.00%66.67%0.00%

Gender of people who have Breast cancer when taking Verapamil hydrochloride * :

FemaleMale
Breast cancer100.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Breast cancer when taking Verapamil hydrochloride * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Breast cancer0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%37.50%0.00%62.50%

Severity of Breast cancer when taking Verapamil hydrochloride ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Breast cancer ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Hypertension (3 people, 33.33%)
  2. Diabetes mellitus (2 people, 22.22%)
  3. Hot flush (2 people, 22.22%)
  4. Breast cancer (2 people, 22.22%)
  5. Hormone replacement therapy (2 people, 22.22%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Synthroid (3 people, 33.33%)
  2. Prempro (2 people, 22.22%)
  3. Glyburide (2 people, 22.22%)
  4. Lansoprazole (2 people, 22.22%)
  5. Enbrel (2 people, 22.22%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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