Could Taxol cause Acne - from FDA reports


Summary

Acne is found among people who take Taxol, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Decadron, and have Vitiligo . We study 25,146 people who have side effects while taking Taxol from FDA. Among them, 34 have Acne. Find out below who they are, when they have Acne and more.

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Taxol

Taxol has active ingredients of paclitaxel. It is often used in breast cancer. (latest outcomes from Taxol 25,354 users)

Acne

Acne (skin problems that cause pimples) has been reported by people with birth control, acne, rheumatoid arthritis, crohn's disease, multiple sclerosis (latest reports from 44,652 Acne patients).

On Jan, 10, 2017

25,146 people reported to have side effects when taking Taxol.
Among them, 34 people (0.14%) have Acne


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Taxol cause Acne?

Time on Taxol when people have Acne *:

  • < 1 month: 14.29 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 71.43 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 14.29 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Acne when taking Taxol *:

  • female: 58.82 %
  • male: 41.18 %

Age of people who have Acne when taking Taxol *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 3.33 %
  • 30-39: 36.67 %
  • 40-49: 20.0 %
  • 50-59: 20.0 %
  • 60+: 20.0 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Vitiligo (11 people, 32.35%)
  • Lung Neoplasm Malignant (4 people, 11.76%)
  • Lung Cancer - Non-Small Cell (4 people, 11.76%)
  • Breast Cancer (4 people, 11.76%)
  • Lung Cancer Metastatic (2 people, 5.88%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Herceptin (17 people, 50.00%)
  • Decadron (17 people, 50.00%)
  • Kytril (14 people, 41.18%)
  • Neulasta (13 people, 38.24%)
  • Ativan (13 people, 38.24%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Rashes (19 people, 55.88%)
  • Pain (15 people, 44.12%)
  • Hair Loss (14 people, 41.18%)
  • Osteoarthritis (11 people, 32.35%)
  • Eyelid Oedema (11 people, 32.35%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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