Avastin and Vocal cord paralysis - from FDA reports


Summary

Vocal cord paralysis 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 metastatic. This review analyzes which people have Vocal cord paralysis with Avastin. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 45,267 people who have side effects when taking Avastin from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Sep, 25, 2017

45,267 people reported to have side effects when taking Avastin.
Among them, 53 people (0.12%) have Vocal cord paralysis


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Avastin cause Vocal cord paralysis?

Time on Avastin when people have Vocal cord paralysis *:

  • < 1 month: 55.56 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 22.22 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 22.22 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Vocal cord paralysis when taking Avastin *:

  • female: 73.33 %
  • male: 26.67 %

Age of people who have Vocal cord paralysis when taking Avastin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 7.69 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 7.69 %
  • 40-49: 7.69 %
  • 50-59: 19.23 %
  • 60+: 57.69 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Breast Cancer Metastatic (9 people, 16.98%)
  • Breast Cancer (8 people, 15.09%)
  • Drug Dependence (7 people, 13.21%)
  • Colon Cancer Metastatic (6 people, 11.32%)
  • Malignant Respiratory Tract Neoplasm (3 people, 5.66%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (20 people, 37.74%)
  • Taxotere (18 people, 33.96%)
  • Femara (17 people, 32.08%)
  • Zofran (16 people, 30.19%)
  • Xeloda (16 people, 30.19%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Breathing Difficulty (28 people, 52.83%)
  • Swallowing Difficulty (25 people, 47.17%)
  • Metastases To Bone (20 people, 37.74%)
  • Weight Decreased (19 people, 35.85%)
  • Pleural Effusion (18 people, 33.96%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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