Cartia xt and Prostate cancer - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data

Summary:

Prostate cancer is found among people who take Cartia xt, especially for people who are 60+ old.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Cartia xt and have Prostate cancer. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 5,852 people who have side effects when taking Cartia xt from the FDA, and is updated regularly. You can use the study as a second opinion to make health care decisions.

Phase IV trials are used to detect adverse drug outcomes and monitor drug effectiveness in the real world. With medical big data and AI algorithms, eHealthMe is running millions of phase IV trials and makes the results available to the public. Our original studies have been referenced on 600+ medical publications including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature.



On Sep, 29, 2022

5,852 people reported to have side effects when taking Cartia xt.
Among them, 16 people (0.27%) have Prostate cancer.


What is Cartia xt?

Cartia xt has active ingredients of diltiazem hydrochloride. It is often used in high blood pressure. eHealthMe is studying from 6,174 Cartia xt users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Prostate cancer?

Prostate cancer is found to be associated with 1,695 drugs and 1,092 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Cartia xt and Prostate cancer reports submitted per year:

Could Cartia xt cause Prostate cancer?

Age of people who have Prostate cancer when taking Cartia xt *:

  • 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: 8.33 %
  • 60+: 91.67 %

Common drugs people take besides Cartia xt *:

  1. Fosamax: 5 people, 31.25%
  2. Toprol-Xl: 5 people, 31.25%
  3. Coumadin: 4 people, 25.00%
  4. Prednisone: 4 people, 25.00%
  5. Nexium: 4 people, 25.00%
  6. Cimzia: 3 people, 18.75%
  7. Neurontin: 3 people, 18.75%
  8. Bentyl: 3 people, 18.75%
  9. Cymbalta: 3 people, 18.75%
  10. Zyprexa: 3 people, 18.75%

Common side effects people have besides Prostate cancer *:

  1. Abdominal Pain: 3 people, 18.75%
  2. Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling): 3 people, 18.75%
  3. Heart Palpitations (feelings or sensations that your heart is pounding or racing): 3 people, 18.75%
  4. Dehydration (dryness resulting from the removal of water): 3 people, 18.75%
  5. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 3 people, 18.75%
  6. Nausea And Vomiting: 3 people, 18.75%
  7. Osteoarthritis (a joint disease caused by cartilage loss in a joint): 3 people, 18.75%
  8. Thrombocytopenia (decrease of platelets in blood): 3 people, 18.75%
  9. Anaemia (lack of blood): 3 people, 18.75%
  10. Pneumococcal Infection (infection caused by streptococcus pneumoniae): 2 people, 12.50%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. Cardiac Disorder: 4 people, 25.00%
  2. Crohn's Disease (condition that causes inflammation of the gastrointestinal tract): 4 people, 25.00%
  3. Fluid Retention (an abnormal accumulation of fluid in the blood): 3 people, 18.75%
  4. High Blood Cholesterol: 3 people, 18.75%
  5. Arthritis (form of joint disorder that involves inflammation of one or more joints): 2 people, 12.50%
  6. Rheumatoid Arthritis (a chronic progressive disease causing inflammation in the joints): 2 people, 12.50%
  7. Monarthritis (inflammation (arthritis) of one joint at a time): 2 people, 12.50%
  8. Erection Problems: 2 people, 12.50%
  9. Ulcerative Colitis (inflammatory bowel disease (ibd). it causes swelling, ulcerations, and loss of function of the large intestine): 1 person, 6.25%
  10. Haemorrhoids (a swollen vein or group of veins in the region of the anus): 1 person, 6.25%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Cartia xt and have Prostate cancer?

Check whether Prostate cancer is associated with a drug or a condition

How to use the study?

You can discuss the study with your doctor, to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.



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How the study uses the data?

The study uses data from the FDA. It is based on diltiazem hydrochloride (the active ingredients of Cartia xt) and Cartia xt (the brand name). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered. Dosage of drugs is not considered in the study.

Who is eHealthMe?

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