Viagra and Prostate cancer - from FDA reports


Summary

Prostate cancer is found among people who take Viagra, especially for people who are 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Aspirin, and have Erection problems. This review analyzes which people have Prostate cancer with Viagra. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 47,823 people who have side effects when taking Viagra from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Apr, 20, 2017

47,823 people reported to have side effects when taking Viagra.
Among them, 408 people (0.85%) have Prostate Cancer


Number of reports submitted per year:

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Time on Viagra when people have Prostate Cancer *:

  • < 1 month: 23.81 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 9.52 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 14.29 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 38.1 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 14.29 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Prostate Cancer when taking Viagra *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.48 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 3.38 %
  • 50-59: 24.64 %
  • 60+: 71.5 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Erection Problems (223 people, 54.66%)
  • Ill-Defined Disorder (43 people, 10.54%)
  • High Blood Pressure (35 people, 8.58%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (20 people, 4.90%)
  • Diabetes (16 people, 3.92%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Aspirin (33 people, 8.09%)
  • Cialis (22 people, 5.39%)
  • Norvasc (21 people, 5.15%)
  • Lipitor (19 people, 4.66%)
  • Lisinopril (18 people, 4.41%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Drug Ineffective (114 people, 27.94%)
  • Erection Problems (40 people, 9.80%)
  • Drug Effect Decreased (32 people, 7.84%)
  • High Blood Pressure (25 people, 6.13%)
  • Pain (19 people, 4.66%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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