Will you have General ill feeling with Firmagon - from FDA reports

Summary

General ill feeling is found among people who take Firmagon, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Xtandi, and have Prostate cancer metastatic. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 1,649 people who have side effects when taking Firmagon from FDA, and is updated regularly.



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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 degarelix acetate (the active ingredients of Firmagon) and Firmagon (the brand name). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered. Synonyms of General ill feeling are also considered in the study.

What is Firmagon?

Firmagon has active ingredients of degarelix acetate. It is often used in prostate cancer. (latest outcomes from Firmagon 1,661 users)

What is General ill feeling?

General ill feeling has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, pain, osteoporosis (latest reports from 304,692 General ill feeling 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, 06, 2019

1,649 people reported to have side effects when taking Firmagon.
Among them, 50 people (3.03%) have General ill feeling


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Firmagon cause General ill feeling?

Time on Firmagon when people have General ill feeling *:

  • < 1 month: 20 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 60 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 20 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have General ill feeling when taking Firmagon *:

  • female: 0.0 %
  • male: 100 %

Age of people who have General ill feeling when taking Firmagon *:

  • 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: 8.57 %
  • 60+: 91.43 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Prostate Cancer Metastatic: 7 people, 14.00%
  2. Pain: 2 people, 4.00%
  3. Diabetes: 2 people, 4.00%
  4. Metastases To Bone (cancer spreads to bone): 1 person, 2.00%
  5. Malignant Melanoma (skin cancer rises from melancytes): 1 person, 2.00%
  6. Chronic Myeloid Leukaemia (long lasting type of cancer that starts in the blood-forming cells of the bone marrow and invades the blood): 1 person, 2.00%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Xtandi: 9 people, 18.00%
  2. Calcium: 5 people, 10.00%
  3. Metformin: 5 people, 10.00%
  4. Amlodipine: 4 people, 8.00%
  5. Aspirin: 4 people, 8.00%
  6. Xgeva: 4 people, 8.00%
  7. Bicalutamide: 3 people, 6.00%
  8. Lisinopril: 3 people, 6.00%
  9. Zytiga: 3 people, 6.00%
  10. Zometa: 3 people, 6.00%

Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 9 people, 18.00%
  2. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 8 people, 16.00%
  3. Pain: 7 people, 14.00%
  4. Nausea And Vomiting: 7 people, 14.00%
  5. Breathing Difficulty: 6 people, 12.00%
  6. Weakness: 6 people, 12.00%
  7. Hyperhidrosis (abnormally increased sweating): 5 people, 10.00%
  8. Chills (felling of cold): 5 people, 10.00%
  9. Injection Site Pain: 4 people, 8.00%
  10. Injection Site Mass: 4 people, 8.00%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.


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