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 21,490 people who have side effects while taking Taxol from FDA and social media. Among them, 470 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 has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, pain. (latest reports from 66,840 Bladder infection patients)
On Feb, 11, 2015: 21,490 people reported to have side effects when taking Taxol. Among them, 384 people (1.79%) have Bladder Infection.
Time on Taxol when people have Bladder infection * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Bladder infection||56.25%||29.17%||2.08%||12.50%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Bladder infection when taking Taxol * :
|Bladder infection||83.90%||16.10% |
Age of people who have Bladder infection when taking Taxol * :
|Bladder infection||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||2.79%||2.23%||15.60%||31.20%||48.19% |
Severity of Bladder infection when taking Taxol ** :
How people recovered from Bladder infection ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Metastases to bone (68 people, 17.71%)
- Breast cancer (65 people, 16.93%)
- Breast cancer metastatic (43 people, 11.20%)
- Prostate cancer (29 people, 7.55%)
- Anxiety (27 people, 7.03%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (202 people, 52.60%)
- Aredia (174 people, 45.31%)
- Carboplatin (138 people, 35.94%)
- Compazine (93 people, 24.22%)
- Chemotherapeutics nos (87 people, 22.66%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- Warfarin and urinary infections (1 answer)
HELP! Hello we are in the UK - my husband had an aortic valve replacement 4 years ago - he is now 61 and on warfarin. Over the past few years, since his AVR, he has had about 4/5 urinary infections which have caused him to be hospitalised with very high temperature/rigors etc. The medical profession in the UK seem to think there is no correlation between warfarin and urinary infections. He has been checked out to see if there is a problem with his bladder/prostrate/kidneys but all are okay and the only link we can see is when his warfarin is increased to a high dose (10mg or above) he gets this infection.
Has anyone else experienced this or does anyone know where I could go for more information on a possible link?
Thank you for your help.
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I had been diagnosed with UTI last week. I had been experiencing pain when unrinating thus I consulted my OBGyne for I had been once checked by a Urologist and told me that my UTI is not related to any kidney problems thus recommending me to see an OBGyne.
My OBGyne told me that I take Zinnat twice a day for seven days. I had been taking my medicine since then. However, I had sore throat by the 6th day I had been taking the medicine. I am not sure whether I had sore throat due to the medication or for any other reasons. My next appointment with my OBGyne is three days away. I do not know whether I should tell her about it or wait till my appointment.
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Years ago on two occasions (11 years in between) I had severe thrombocytopenia some weeks after taking Septrin (trimethroprim and sulfamethoxazole ). I now have a UTI which hasn't responded to home treatment and my doctor has offered trimethroprim or amoxicillin. I have also had megaloblastic anaemia, for which I was prescribed folic acid. That is now at a very low level. Which drug is safer in my case?
Does it help to take strong probiotics when on antibiotics, as I have a tendency to IBS with diarrhoea, although that is much improved now after diet changes.
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