Review: could Avastin cause Vocal cord paralysis (Laryngeal nerve damage)?
We study 23,963 people who have side effects while taking Avastin from FDA and social media. Among them, 35 have Vocal cord paralysis. Find out below who they are, when they have Vocal cord paralysis and more.
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Avastin (latest outcomes from 24,092 users) has active ingredients of bevacizumab. It is often used in glioblastoma multiforme.
Vocal cord paralysis
Vocal cord paralysis (latest reports from 6,269 patients) has been reported by people with depression, breast cancer metastatic, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure.
On Aug, 21, 2014: 23,963 people reported to have side effects when taking Avastin. Among them, 35 people (0.15%) have Vocal Cord Paralysis. They amount to 0.56% of all the 6,269 people who have Vocal Cord Paralysis on eHealthMe.
Time on Avastin when people have Vocal cord paralysis * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Vocal cord paralysis||50.00%||16.67%||33.33%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Vocal cord paralysis when taking Avastin * :
|Vocal cord paralysis||77.78%||22.22% |
Age of people who have Vocal cord paralysis when taking Avastin * :
|Vocal cord paralysis||0.00%||0.00%||11.76%||0.00%||5.88%||5.88%||23.53%||52.94% |
Severity of Vocal cord paralysis when taking Avastin ** :
How people recovered from Vocal cord paralysis ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Breast cancer (8 people, 22.86%)
- Breast cancer metastatic (7 people, 20.00%)
- Drug dependence (6 people, 17.14%)
- Osteonecrosis of jaw (4 people, 11.43%)
- Colon cancer metastatic (3 people, 8.57%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (14 people, 40.00%)
- Femara (13 people, 37.14%)
- Lorazepam (13 people, 37.14%)
- Taxotere (13 people, 37.14%)
- Xeloda (13 people, 37.14%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (1 week ago):
Report on my Fiancee -
She took 1st dose of Avastin, late July 2014, slept most of 1 1/2 days, did not feel well as usual. After 2 days, saw mobility on right arm and leg increase, only partial success but able to get around on her own. Speech improved although word searching continues, LT memory is good, problem with some ST memory. Amazed at the improvement! 2 weeks of good days and bad days.
2nd dose, same side effects of sleeping and tiredness but major improvements in all other areas. Now seems stronger on her right side, arm and leg. Her face, skin color and eyes seem like her old self, still slightly moon face from radiation and chemo but getting back to normal. Takes short walks, able to go out shopping and eating, visiting friends. Still needs assistance but gives us hope for some good quality of life for her. Only a few bad days during this time. Waiting on next dose.
From this study (2 weeks ago):
jillian on Aug, 15, 2014:
Long term use of Pred Forte, and add Lucentis injections every two weeks is a recipe for what?
From this study (3 weeks ago):
My Husband it taking Avastin for a Glioblastoma wich he had almost five years ago. He has been on Avastin now for 3 years and has had 73 treatments. The treatment is working for his tumour but During this time the left side of his body has become weaker and he has problems walking. He does walk with a stick but if he has to walk far he uses a wheelchair. Is this caused by the Avastin.
I look forward to your reply.
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