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A study for a 62-year old woman who takes Taxol

Summary: 6,781 female patients aged 62 (±5) who take the same drug are studied.

This is a personalized study for a 62 year old female patient. The study is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media.

 

On Mar, 19, 2015: 6,781 females aged 60 (±5) who take Taxol are studied

Taxol outcomes

Information of the patient in this study:

Age: 60

Gender: female

Conditions: Metastases To Liver

Drugs taking:
- Taxol (paclitaxel): used for 6 - 12 months

Side effects have: severe hoarseness or changing voice

eHealthMe real world results:

Comparison with this patient's adverse outcomes:

Side effectNumber of reports on eHealthMe
Hoarseness Or Changing Voice13 (0.40% of females aged 60 (±5) who take the drug)

(as an adverse outcome could be a symptom of a condition, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, regardless of which drug is taken, how many female HBP patients aged 50 (±5) have nausea)

Symptom (click a symptom for in-depth analysis)Number of reports on eHealthMe
Hoarseness Or Changing Voice in Metastases To Liver1 (0.88% of females aged 60 (±5) who have Metastases to liver)

(as an adverse outcome could be a side effect of a drug, additional studies are listed to help identify the cause: for example, how many female Aspirin users aged 50 (±5) have nausea)

Side effect (click a side effect for in-depth analysis)Number of reports on eHealthMe
Hoarseness Or Changing Voice in Taxol13 (0.40% of females aged 60 (±5) who take Taxol)

Drug effectiveness over time :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Taxol is effective0.00%
(0 of 2 people)
33.33%
(2 of 6 people)
33.33%
(1 of 3 people)
0.00%
(0 of 1 people)
n/an/an/an/a

Most common side effects over time * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ yearsnot specified
Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Anaemia (lack of blood)Macular Oedema (fluid and protein deposits collect on or under the macula of the eye (a yellow central area of the retina) and causes it to thicken)Osteonecrosis (death of bone)Anaemia (lack of blood)Malignant Neoplasm Progression (cancer tumour came back)n/aNausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)
Pyrexia (fever)Dyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)Haemoglobin DecreasedOsteomyelitis (infection of bone)Tooth ExtractionMyelodysplastic Syndrome (a group of conditions that occur when the blood-forming cells in the bone marrow are damaged)Pyrexia (fever)
Neutropenia (an abnormally low number of neutrophils)Pyrexia (fever)Asthenia (weakness)Tooth ExtractionOsteomyelitis (infection of bone)Breast CancerDyspnoea (difficult or laboured respiration)
Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)PneumoniaPlatelet Count DecreasedBone DisorderC-reactive Protein IncreasedDeathVomiting
Dehydration (dryness resulting from the removal of water)Pleural Effusion (water on the lungs)Cardiac Failure CongestiveToothache (tooth pain)Primary Sequestrum (piece of dead bone that has become separated during the process of necrosis from normal/sound bone)ConstipationDiarrhoea
VomitingAsthenia (weakness)Ascites (accumulation of fluid in the abdominal cavity)Alveolar Osteitis (complication of wound healing following extraction of a tooth)Pain In JawNausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit)Neutropenia (an abnormally low number of neutrophils)
White Blood Cell Count DecreasedDehydration (dryness resulting from the removal of water)Ejection Fraction Decreased (systolic heart failure)Haematocrit DecreasedToothache (tooth pain)VomitingAnaemia (lack of blood)
DiarrhoeaRenal Failure Acute (rapid kidney dysfunction)Facial Palsy (paralysis of face nerve)Anaemia (lack of blood)Blood Alkaline Phosphatase IncreasedAlopecia (absence of hair from areas of the body)Dehydration (dryness resulting from the removal of water)
Anaemia (lack of blood)PainOsteonecrosis (death of bone)Myelodysplastic Syndrome (a group of conditions that occur when the blood-forming cells in the bone marrow are damaged)Osteonecrosis (death of bone)Pain
Febrile Neutropenia (fever with reduced white blood cells)Fatigue (feeling of tiredness)Pruritus (severe itching of the skin)Haemoglobin DecreasedHaematocrit DecreasedFatigue (feeling of tiredness)

* Some reports may have incomplete information.

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- support group for people who take Taxol and have Hoarseness Or Changing Voice
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- support group for people who take Taxol

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