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Review: could Taxol cause Bladder infection (Urinary tract infection)?

Summary: 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 Metastases to bone.

We study 21,491 people who have side effects while taking Taxol from FDA and social media. Among them, 392 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 21,582 Taxol users)

Bladder infection

Bladder infection has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, pain. (latest reports from 66,857 Bladder infection patients)

On Apr, 18, 2015: 21,491 people reported to have side effects when taking Taxol. Among them, 385 people (1.79%) have Bladder Infection.

Trend of Bladder infection in Taxol reports

Time on Taxol when people have Bladder infection * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Bladder infection57.14%28.57%2.04%12.24%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

Bladder infection83.94%16.06%

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

Bladder infection0.00%0.00%0.00%2.78%2.22%15.56%31.39%48.06%

Severity of Bladder infection when taking Taxol ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Bladder infection0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%

How people recovered from Bladder infection ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Bladder infection0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Metastases to bone (68 people, 17.66%)
  2. Breast cancer (65 people, 16.88%)
  3. Breast cancer metastatic (43 people, 11.17%)
  4. Prostate cancer (29 people, 7.53%)
  5. Anxiety (27 people, 7.01%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (202 people, 52.47%)
  2. Aredia (174 people, 45.19%)
  3. Carboplatin (138 people, 35.84%)
  4. Compazine (93 people, 24.16%)
  5. Chemotherapeutics nos (87 people, 22.60%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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