Review: could Avastin cause Nasal Congestion?


Summary

Nasal congestion is found among people who take Avastin, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Zometa, and have Non-small cell lung cancer . We study 41,372 people who have side effects while taking Avastin from FDA and social media. Among them, 82 have Nasal congestion. Find out below who they are, when they have Nasal congestion 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 42,220 users)

Nasal Congestion

Nasal congestion (blockage of the nasal passages usually due to membranes lining the nose becoming swollen from inflamed blood vessels) has been reported by people with drug effect decreased, breathing difficulty, drug ineffective, insomnia, smell - impaired (latest reports from 29,342 Nasal congestion patients).

On Sep, 21, 2016

41,372 people reported to have side effects when taking Avastin.
Among them, 82 people (0.2%) have Nasal Congestion


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Avastin cause Nasal congestion?

Time on Avastin when people have Nasal Congestion *:

  • < 1 month: 12 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 36 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 4 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 48 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Nasal Congestion when taking Avastin *:

  • female: 70.37 %
  • male: 29.63 %

Age of people who have Nasal Congestion when taking Avastin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 4.17 %
  • 40-49: 16.67 %
  • 50-59: 39.58 %
  • 60+: 39.58 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (13 people, 15.85%)
  • Hypercalcaemia Of Malignancy (11 people, 13.41%)
  • Pain (9 people, 10.98%)
  • Breast Cancer (7 people, 8.54%)
  • Blood Cholesterol Increased (7 people, 8.54%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (40 people, 48.78%)
  • Taxotere (31 people, 37.80%)
  • Taxol (27 people, 32.93%)
  • Decadron (25 people, 30.49%)
  • Coumadin (25 people, 30.49%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (45 people, 54.88%)
  • Fatigue (43 people, 52.44%)
  • Death (41 people, 50.00%)
  • Dyspnoea (37 people, 45.12%)
  • Hypoaesthesia (34 people, 41.46%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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