Will you have Cardiomegaly with Bicalutamide - from FDA reports

Summary

Cardiomegaly is found among people who take Bicalutamide, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zometa, and have Arthritis. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 5,393 people who have side effects when taking Bicalutamide from FDA, and is updated regularly.



What's eHealthMe?

eHealthMe is a health data analysis company based in Mountain View, California. eHealthMe monitors and analyzes the outcomes of drugs and supplements that are currently on the market. The results are readily available to health care professionals and consumers.

eHealthMe has released original studies on market drugs and worked with leading universities and institutions such as IBM, London Health Science Centre, Mayo Clinic, Northwestern University and VA. eHealthMe studies have now been referenced in over 500 peer-reviewed medical publications.

How we gather our data?

Healthcare data is obtained from a number of sources including the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This information is aggregated and used to produce personalized reports that patients can reference.

The information that eHealthMe collects includes:

  • Side effects (including severity and how people recover from them)
  • Associated conditions or symptoms
  • Drug effectiveness
  • Demographic data regarding drug use

How the study uses the data?

The study is based on bicalutamide (the active ingredients of Bicalutamide) and Bicalutamide (the brand name). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered. Synonyms of Cardiomegaly are also considered in the study.

What is Bicalutamide?

Bicalutamide has active ingredients of bicalutamide. It is often used in prostate cancer. (latest outcomes from Bicalutamide 5,435 users)

What is Cardiomegaly?

Cardiomegaly (increased size of heart than normal) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, depression, multiple myeloma, osteoporosis, diabetes (latest reports from 15,631 Cardiomegaly patients).

How to use the study?

Patients can bring a copy of the report to their healthcare provider to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood. It is recommended that patients use the information presented as a part of a broader decision-making process.


On Mar, 13, 2019

5,393 people reported to have side effects when taking Bicalutamide.
Among them, 36 people (0.67%) have Cardiomegaly


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Bicalutamide cause Cardiomegaly?

Time on Bicalutamide when people have Cardiomegaly *:

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

Gender of people who have Cardiomegaly when taking Bicalutamide *:

  • female: 0.0 %
  • male: 100 %

Age of people who have Cardiomegaly when taking Bicalutamide *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 17.14 %
  • 60+: 82.86 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Metastases To Bone (cancer spreads to bone): 7 people, 19.44%
  2. Arthritis (form of joint disorder that involves inflammation of one or more joints): 7 people, 19.44%
  3. Stable Angina (a constant chest pain): 4 people, 11.11%
  4. Reflux Oesophagitis (an oesophageal mucosal injury that occurs of gastric contents into the oesophagus): 3 people, 8.33%
  5. Prostate Cancer Metastatic: 3 people, 8.33%
  6. Hyperuricaemia (level of uric acid in the blood that is abnormally high): 3 people, 8.33%
  7. High Blood Pressure: 3 people, 8.33%
  8. Gastritis (inflammation of stomach): 3 people, 8.33%
  9. Anaesthesia: 2 people, 5.56%
  10. Osteoporosis (bones weak and more likely to break): 1 person, 2.78%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Zometa: 21 people, 58.33%
  2. Vasotec: 20 people, 55.56%
  3. Simvastatin: 20 people, 55.56%
  4. Furosemide: 18 people, 50.00%
  5. Allopurinol: 16 people, 44.44%
  6. Lovaza: 15 people, 41.67%
  7. Vicodin: 14 people, 38.89%
  8. Hydrochlorothiazide: 14 people, 38.89%
  9. Diazepam: 14 people, 38.89%
  10. Decadron: 14 people, 38.89%

Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Bone Disorder: 22 people, 61.11%
  2. Infection: 21 people, 58.33%
  3. Injury: 21 people, 58.33%
  4. Oral Pain: 20 people, 55.56%
  5. Rib Fracture: 20 people, 55.56%
  6. Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (death of bone of jaw): 19 people, 52.78%
  7. Anaemia (lack of blood): 18 people, 50.00%
  8. Fall: 16 people, 44.44%
  9. Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling): 16 people, 44.44%
  10. Lymph Follicular Hypertrophy (an increase in the size of the lymph node follicles): 15 people, 41.67%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.


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