Review: could Herceptin cause Peripheral sensory neuropathy?
This is a review of Peripheral sensory neuropathy by studying 9,663 people who take Herceptin. We analyze: the time on Herceptin when people have Peripheral sensory neuropathy, gender and age of these people, the severity of Peripheral sensory neuropathy, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Herceptin. The review is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Herceptin (latest outcomes from 9,763 users) has active ingredients of trastuzumab. It is often used in breast cancer, breast cancer her2+. Commonly reported side effects of Herceptin include pain, acupuncture and pain, pain relief by acupuncture, diarrhea, pain exacerbated.
Peripheral sensory neuropathy
Peripheral sensory neuropathy (damage to one or more of your peripheral nerves) (latest reports from 10,578 patients) has been reported by people with multiple myeloma, breast cancer, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, colon cancer.
On Feb, 23, 2014: 9,663 people reported to have side effects when taking Herceptin. Among them, 15 people (0.16%) have Peripheral Sensory Neuropathy.
Time on Herceptin when people have Peripheral sensory neuropathy * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Peripheral sensory neuropathy||75.00%||12.50%||0.00%||12.50%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Peripheral sensory neuropathy when taking Herceptin * :
|Peripheral sensory neuropathy||87.50%||12.50% |
Age of people who have Peripheral sensory neuropathy when taking Herceptin * :
|Peripheral sensory neuropathy||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||21.05%||21.05%||36.84%||21.05% |
Severity of Peripheral sensory neuropathy when taking Herceptin ** :
How people recovered from Peripheral sensory neuropathy ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Breast cancer (11 people, 73.33%)
- Breast cancer metastatic (5 people, 33.33%)
- Gastric cancer (2 people, 13.33%)
- Neoplasm malignant (1 people, 6.67%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Paclitaxel (12 people, 80.00%)
- Cyclophosphamide (7 people, 46.67%)
- Doxorubicin hcl (6 people, 40.00%)
- Tamoxifen citrate (4 people, 26.67%)
- Leucovorin calcium (3 people, 20.00%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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