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 23,124 people who have side effects while taking Avastin from FDA and social media. Among them, 218 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 colorectal cancer metastatic. (latest outcomes from Avastin 23,197 users)

Cough

Cough has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, fever, rashes, drug ineffective, diarrhea (latest reports from 72,941 Cough patients).

On Jul, 27, 2016

23,124 people reported to have side effects when taking Avastin.
Among them, 218 people (0.94%) have Cough


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Avastin cause Cough?

Time on Avastin when people have Cough *:

  • < 1 month: 40.58 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 37.68 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 11.59 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 8.7 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 1.45 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Cough when taking Avastin *:

  • female: 71.92 %
  • male: 28.08 %

Age of people who have Cough when taking Avastin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.55 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 2.76 %
  • 40-49: 23.2 %
  • 50-59: 23.76 %
  • 60+: 49.72 %

Severity if Cough when taking Avastin **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 100 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Cough **:

  • while on drug: 50 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 50 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Breast Cancer (26 people)
  • Breast Cancer Metastatic (22 people)
  • Metastases To Bone (16 people)
  • Colon Cancer Metastatic (15 people)
  • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (13 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (55 people)
  • Fluorouracil (29 people)
  • Xeloda (28 people)
  • Aredia (27 people)
  • Dexamethasone (26 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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