Review: Anaphylaxis in Carboplatin
(By eHealthMe on Nov, 5, 2013)
Severity ratings: 2.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
This is a review of Anaphylaxis by studying 27,738 people who take Carboplatin. We analyze: the time on Carboplatin when people have Anaphylaxis, gender and age of these people, the severity of Anaphylaxis, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Carboplatin. The review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Carboplatin (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of carboplatin. It is used in cancer, lung cancer - non-small cell, chemotherapy, ovarian cancer metastatic. Commonly reported side effects of Carboplatin include breathing difficulty, agranulocytosis, nausea, nausea and vomiting, dehydration.
Anaphylaxis (serious allergic reaction that is rapid in onset and may cause death) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, asthma, high blood pressure, premedication, pain.
On Dec, 5, 2013: 27,738 people reported to have side effects when taking Carboplatin. Among them, 263 people (0.95%) have Anaphylaxis.
Time on Carboplatin when people have Anaphylaxis * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Anaphylaxis when taking Carboplatin * :
Age of people who have Anaphylaxis when taking Carboplatin * :
Severity of Anaphylaxis when taking Carboplatin ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Anaphylaxis ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Ovarian cancer (69 people, 26.24%)
- Premedication (27 people, 10.27%)
- Non-small cell lung cancer (25 people, 9.51%)
- Ovarian cancer nos (12 people, 4.56%)
- Breast cancer (10 people, 3.80%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Taxol (64 people, 24.33%)
- Paclitaxel (54 people, 20.53%)
- Dexamethasone (33 people, 12.55%)
- Zantac (29 people, 11.03%)
- Decadron (27 people, 10.27%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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