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Review: could Viagra cause Prostate cancer?

Summary: Prostate cancer is found among people who take Viagra, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Aspirin, and have Erection problems.

We study 33,734 people who have side effects while taking Viagra from FDA and social media. Among them, 357 have Prostate cancer. Find out below who they are, when they have Prostate cancer and more.

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Viagra

Viagra has active ingredients of sildenafil citrate. It is often used in erection problems. (latest outcomes from 35,073 Viagra users)

Prostate cancer

Prostate cancer has been reported by people with high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, erection problems. (latest reports from 21,860 Prostate cancer patients)

On Jan, 12, 2015: 33,728 people reported to have side effects when taking Viagra. Among them, 357 people (1.06%) have Prostate Cancer.

Trend of Prostate cancer in Viagra reports

Time on Viagra when people have Prostate cancer * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Prostate cancer31.58%10.53%0.00%10.53%36.84%10.53%0.00%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Prostate cancer0.00%0.00%0.00%0.53%0.00%5.85%22.87%70.74%

Severity of Prostate cancer when taking Viagra ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Prostate cancer ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Erectile dysfunction (187 people, 52.38%)
  2. Ill-defined disorder (43 people, 12.04%)
  3. Hypertension (22 people, 6.16%)
  4. Blood cholesterol increased (9 people, 2.52%)
  5. Prostate examination abnormal (9 people, 2.52%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Aspirin (38 people, 10.64%)
  2. Norvasc (20 people, 5.60%)
  3. Lupron (19 people, 5.32%)
  4. Lipitor (19 people, 5.32%)
  5. Cialis (18 people, 5.04%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • From this study (3 weeks ago):

  • I take the Omeprazole (10+ years)in the morning and the Ranitidine (4-5 years) before bed to prevent night time vomiting while sleeping. I still have to supplement with Ant-acids periodically. I have been off several medications for over a year to include, Lisinopril, Simvastatin and Viagra which I chose to quit taken. I still have ED symptoms, but my main concern is short/long term memory loss. I have noticed over the last two years that I'll think of something that I want to look up on the internet. I'll sit down, open my netbook to do so and within the time the netbook is booting up, I'll have forgotten what I was going to search for. Long term hasn't been as noticeable but, I have noticed a decline in my mechanical knowledge.

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  • From this study (1 month ago):

  • I don't know if Viagra is causing this but I have something going on here. My hair seems to be falling out and I have itching and brake out into a red flushing rash, even days after I have taken it

    Reply

  • From this study (3 months ago):

  • I get urethritis after taking Sildenafil. The most intense discomfort lasts for two days, then wears off

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