Review: could Herceptin cause Heartburn - Chronic?


Summary

Heartburn - chronic is found among people who take Herceptin, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Paclitaxel, and have Breast cancer . We study 17,734 people who have side effects while taking Herceptin from FDA and social media. Among them, 10 have Heartburn - chronic. Find out below who they are, when they have Heartburn - chronic and more.

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Herceptin

Herceptin has active ingredients of trastuzumab. It is often used in breast cancer. (latest outcomes from Herceptin 17,937 users)

Heartburn - Chronic

Heartburn - chronic has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, diarrhea, insomnia, fatigue, gastroesophageal reflux disease (latest reports from 17,566 Heartburn - chronic patients).

On Sep, 19, 2016

17,734 people reported to have side effects when taking Herceptin.
Among them, 10 people (0.06%) have Heartburn - Chronic


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Herceptin cause Heartburn - chronic?

Time on Herceptin when people have Heartburn - Chronic *:

  • < 1 month: 100 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Heartburn - Chronic when taking Herceptin *:

  • female: 100 %
  • male: 0.0 %

Age of people who have Heartburn - Chronic when taking Herceptin *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 22.22 %
  • 40-49: 33.33 %
  • 50-59: 33.33 %
  • 60+: 11.11 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Breast Cancer (7 people, 70.00%)
  • Neoplasm Malignant (1 person, 10.00%)
  • Metastases To Central Nervous System (1 person, 10.00%)
  • Breast Cancer Metastatic (1 person, 10.00%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Paclitaxel (5 people, 50.00%)
  • Dexamethasone (3 people, 30.00%)
  • Cyclophosphamide (3 people, 30.00%)
  • Tarceva (2 people, 20.00%)
  • Doxorubicin Hcl (2 people, 20.00%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Dyspnoea (4 people, 40.00%)
  • Hyponatraemia (2 people, 20.00%)
  • Hypokalaemia (2 people, 20.00%)
  • Headache (2 people, 20.00%)
  • Diarrhoea (2 people, 20.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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