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Review: could Cytoxan cause Proteinuria?

Summary: Proteinuria could be caused by Cytoxan, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, also take Zometa, and have Osteoporosis.

We study 6,430 people who have side effects while taking Cytoxan from FDA and social media. Among them, 37 have Proteinuria. Find out below who they are, when they have Proteinuria and more.

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Cytoxan

Cytoxan (latest outcomes from 6,489 users) has active ingredients of cyclophosphamide. It is often used in breast cancer.

Proteinuria

Proteinuria (presence of protein in the urine) (latest reports from 44,968 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, kidney transplant, hiv infection, rheumatoid arthritis, multiple myeloma.

On Apr, 12, 2014: 6,429 people reported to have side effects when taking Cytoxan. Among them, 37 people (0.58%) have Proteinuria. They amount to 0.08% of all the 44,852 people who have Proteinuria on eHealthMe.

Trend of Proteinuria in Cytoxan reports

Time on Cytoxan when people have Proteinuria * :

n/a

Gender of people who have Proteinuria when taking Cytoxan * :

FemaleMale
Proteinuria86.84%13.16%

Age of people who have Proteinuria when taking Cytoxan * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Proteinuria0.00%0.00%0.00%13.89%19.44%13.89%27.78%25.00%

Severity of Proteinuria when taking Cytoxan ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Proteinuria ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Osteoporosis (11 people, 29.73%)
  2. Bone loss (6 people, 16.22%)
  3. Computerised tomogram abdomen (5 people, 13.51%)
  4. Nuclear magnetic resonance imaging abdominal (5 people, 13.51%)
  5. Hypercalcaemia (5 people, 13.51%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (27 people, 72.97%)
  2. Lasix (22 people, 59.46%)
  3. Aredia (20 people, 54.05%)
  4. Prednisone (20 people, 54.05%)
  5. Lorazepam (18 people, 48.65%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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