Review: could Taxol cause Bladder Infection?


Bladder infection is found among people who take Taxol, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zometa, and have Breast cancer . We study 22,347 people who have side effects while taking Taxol from FDA and social media. Among them, 396 have Bladder infection. Find out below who they are, when they have Bladder infection and more.

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Taxol has active ingredients of paclitaxel. It is often used in breast cancer. (latest outcomes from Taxol 22,699 users)

Bladder Infection

Bladder infection has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, fever, rashes, urinary tract infection, weakness (latest reports from 73,693 Bladder infection patients).

On Aug, 22, 2016

22,347 people reported to have side effects when taking Taxol.
Among them, 396 people (1.77%) have Bladder Infection

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Taxol cause Bladder infection?

Time on Taxol when people have Bladder Infection *:

  • < 1 month: 53.19 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 27.66 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 4.26 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 14.89 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Bladder Infection when taking Taxol *:

  • female: 85.24 %
  • male: 14.76 %

Age of people who have Bladder Infection when taking Taxol *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.89 %
  • 20-29: 2.38 %
  • 30-39: 2.98 %
  • 40-49: 16.37 %
  • 50-59: 30.65 %
  • 60+: 46.73 %

Severity if Bladder Infection when taking Taxol **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 0.0 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 100 %

How people recovered from Bladder Infection **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Metastases To Bone (78 people)
  • Breast Cancer (78 people)
  • Breast Cancer Metastatic (41 people)
  • Hypertension (26 people)
  • Ovarian Cancer (24 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (203 people)
  • Aredia (170 people)
  • Carboplatin (141 people)
  • Xeloda (93 people)
  • Compazine (88 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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