Eligard and Sudden death - from FDA reports


Summary

Sudden death is found among people who take Eligard, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 2 - 5 years, also take medication Xtandi, and have Prostate cancer metastatic. This review analyzes which people have Sudden death with Eligard. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 4,172 people who have side effects when taking Eligard from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Oct, 25, 2017

4,172 people reported to have side effects when taking Eligard.
Among them, 739 people (17.71%) have Sudden death


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Eligard cause Sudden death?

Time on Eligard when people have Sudden death *:

  • < 1 month: 8.64 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 12.35 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 12.96 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 15.43 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 33.33 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 14.81 %
  • 10+ years: 2.47 %

Gender of people who have Sudden death when taking Eligard *:

  • female: 0.33 %
  • male: 99.67 %

Age of people who have Sudden death when taking Eligard *:

  • 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: 3.72 %
  • 60+: 96.28 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Prostate Cancer Metastatic (10 people, 1.35%)
  • Pain (5 people, 0.68%)
  • Nervousness (4 people, 0.54%)
  • Indigestion (4 people, 0.54%)
  • High Blood Pressure (3 people, 0.41%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Xtandi (19 people, 2.57%)
  • Casodex (14 people, 1.89%)
  • Zometa (13 people, 1.76%)
  • Xgeva (13 people, 1.76%)
  • Lasix (8 people, 1.08%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Metastases To Bone (13 people, 1.76%)
  • Hospitalisation (13 people, 1.76%)
  • Urinary Tract Infection (11 people, 1.49%)
  • Pneumonia (11 people, 1.49%)
  • Weakness (10 people, 1.35%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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