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Review: could Avastin cause Nasal congestion?

Summary: Nasal congestion is found among people who take Avastin, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 2 years, also take medication Zometa, and have Lung cancer - non-small cell.

We study 23,967 people who have side effects while taking Avastin from FDA and social media. Among them, 33 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 glioblastoma multiforme. (latest outcomes from 24,096 Avastin 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 rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, asthma, osteoporosis, erection problems. (latest reports from 14,496 Nasal congestion patients)

On Feb, 5, 2015: 23,967 people reported to have side effects when taking Avastin. Among them, 33 people (0.14%) have Nasal Congestion.

Trend of Nasal congestion in Avastin reports

Time on Avastin when people have Nasal congestion * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Nasal congestion0.00%20.00%6.67%73.33%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Nasal congestion90.91%9.09%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Nasal congestion0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%5.00%75.00%20.00%

Severity of Nasal congestion when taking Avastin ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Nasal congestion ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Non-small cell lung cancer (10 people, 30.30%)
  2. Hypercalcaemia of malignancy (10 people, 30.30%)
  3. Breast cancer (6 people, 18.18%)
  4. Blood cholesterol increased (6 people, 18.18%)
  5. Pain (4 people, 12.12%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (24 people, 72.73%)
  2. Taxotere (23 people, 69.70%)
  3. Coumadin (22 people, 66.67%)
  4. Actonel (17 people, 51.52%)
  5. Taxol (16 people, 48.48%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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