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Review: could Avastin cause Cough?

Summary: Cough is found among people who take Avastin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zometa, and have Breast cancer.

We study 23,967 people who have side effects while taking Avastin from FDA and social media. Among them, 197 have Cough. Find out below who they are, when they have Cough and more.

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Avastin

Avastin has active ingredients of bevacizumab. It is often used in macular degeneration. (latest outcomes from 24,095 Avastin users)

Cough

Cough has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, asthma, osteoporosis, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 75,650 Cough patients)

On Jan, 7, 2015: 23,966 people reported to have side effects when taking Avastin. Among them, 197 people (0.82%) have Cough.

Trend of Cough in Avastin reports

Time on Avastin when people have Cough * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Cough40.91%36.36%12.12%9.09%1.52%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Cough when taking Avastin * :

FemaleMale
Cough71.09%28.91%

Age of people who have Cough when taking Avastin * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Cough0.00%0.53%0.00%0.00%2.66%22.34%23.40%51.06%

Severity of Cough when taking Avastin ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Cough0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Cough ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Cough50.00%0.00%50.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Breast cancer (26 people, 13.20%)
  2. Colon cancer metastatic (24 people, 12.18%)
  3. Pain (23 people, 11.68%)
  4. Breast cancer metastatic (22 people, 11.17%)
  5. Prophylaxis (19 people, 9.64%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (64 people, 32.49%)
  2. Aredia (36 people, 18.27%)
  3. Fluorouracil (36 people, 18.27%)
  4. Morphine (31 people, 15.74%)
  5. Aspirin (29 people, 14.72%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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