Cisplatin and Diverticular perforation - from FDA reports

Diverticular perforation is found among people who take Cisplatin, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Taxotere, and have Multiple myeloma. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 57,148 people who have side effects when taking Cisplatin from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Oct, 21, 2018

57,148 people reported to have side effects when taking Cisplatin.
Among them, 66 people (0.12%) have Diverticular perforation

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Cisplatin cause Diverticular perforation?

Time on Cisplatin when people have Diverticular perforation *:

Gender of people who have Diverticular perforation when taking Cisplatin *:

  • female: 3.03 %
  • male: 96.97 %

Age of people who have Diverticular perforation when taking Cisplatin *:

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Multiple Myeloma (cancer of the plasma cells): 10 people, 15.15%
  2. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 8 people, 12.12%
  3. Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer Stage Iv: 6 people, 9.09%
  4. Chronic Obstructive Pulmonary Disease (a progressive disease that makes it hard to breathe): 6 people, 9.09%
  5. Pain: 5 people, 7.58%

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Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Taxotere: 14 people, 21.21%
  2. Fluorouracil: 12 people, 18.18%
  3. Dexamethasone: 11 people, 16.67%
  4. Combivent: 11 people, 16.67%
  5. Alimta: 10 people, 15.15%

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Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Peritonitis (inflammation of the peritoneum, the thin tissue that lines the inner wall of the abdomen and covers most of the abdominal organs): 12 people, 18.18%
  2. Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure): 10 people, 15.15%
  3. Diverticulitis (digestive disease which involves the formation of pouches (diverticula) within the bowel wall): 10 people, 15.15%
  4. Infectious Peritonitis (inflammation of the peritoneum, typically caused by bacterial infection): 10 people, 15.15%
  5. Constipation: 7 people, 10.61%

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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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