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Review: could Herceptin cause Heartburn - chronic?

Summary: Heartburn - chronic could be caused by Herceptin, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Paclitaxel, and have Breast cancer.

We study 10,341 people who have side effects while taking Herceptin from FDA and social media. Among them, 11 have Heartburn - chronic. Find out below who they are, when they have Heartburn - chronic and more.

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Herceptin

Herceptin (latest outcomes from 10,435 users) has active ingredients of trastuzumab. It is often used in breast cancer.

Heartburn - chronic

Heartburn - chronic (a condition in which stomach contents leak backward from the stomach into the oesophagus) (latest reports from 43,986 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, depression, pain, high blood cholesterol.

On Apr, 22, 2014: 10,341 people reported to have side effects when taking Herceptin. Among them, 11 people (0.11%) have Heartburn - Chronic. They amount to 0.03% of all the 43,963 people who have Heartburn - Chronic on eHealthMe.

Trend of Heartburn - chronic in Herceptin reports

Time on Herceptin when people have Heartburn - chronic * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Heartburn - chronic100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Heartburn - chronic100.00%0.00%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Heartburn - chronic0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%26.67%26.67%33.33%13.33%

Severity of Heartburn - chronic when taking Herceptin ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Heartburn - chronic ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Breast cancer (11 people, 100.00%)
  2. Neoplasm malignant (2 people, 18.18%)
  3. Metastases to central nervous system (1 people, 9.09%)
  4. Breast cancer metastatic (1 people, 9.09%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Paclitaxel (9 people, 81.82%)
  2. Cyclophosphamide (6 people, 54.55%)
  3. Doxorubicin hcl (4 people, 36.36%)
  4. Tamoxifen citrate (4 people, 36.36%)
  5. Dexamethasone (3 people, 27.27%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • Wondering if it's the jigsaw mag. that's causing these symptoms?

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    Hummingflower on Apr, 21, 2014:

    I also occasionally take sonata to sleep

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    Hummingflower on Apr, 21, 2014:

    I also take metroprolol succinate with the warfarin and vitamin d3

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  • From this study (1 week ago):

  • Bringing up acid into throat. Painful 'lumpy/burning/squeezing/very painful' sensation in mid chest when swallowing food/drink or even just air. Constant dull burning discomfort in between swallowing.

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