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Risks from common drugs

MagazineNovember 1998 (Vol. 9 Issue 8)Risks from common drugs

Common prescription drugs may trigger or exacerbate the development of breast cancer

Common prescription drugs may trigger or exacerbate the development of breast cancer. These medications may be linked with causing the disease in animal or man:

Antihypertensives

Serpasil (reserpine)

Apresoline (hydralazine)

Spiroctan or Aldactone in the US (spironolactone)

Tenormin (atenolol)

Antibiotics

Flagyl (metronidazole)

Tranquillisers

Valium (diazepam)

Xanax (alprazolam)

Antidepressants

Elavil (amitryptiline hydrochloride)

Prozac (fluoxetine hydrochloride)

Antipsychotics

Haldol (haloperidol)

Cholesterol lowering drugs

All fibrates and statin drugs, particularly Lipostat, or Pravachol in the US (pravastatin).

Chemotherapy

According to the National Cancer Institute, nitrogen mustard, vincristine, procarbazine and prednisolone (a steroid prednisone in the US) for treatment of Hodgkin's disease and other cancers place women at a significantly higher risk for developing breast cancer 15 or more years later.

Antacids

Tagamet


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