RISKS FROM COMMON DRUGS


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


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