Review: could Taxol cause Bone Pain?


Bone pain 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, 335 have Bone pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Bone pain 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)

Bone Pain

Bone pain has been reported by people with weight decreased, breathing difficulty, stress and anxiety, diarrhea, pain in jaw (latest reports from 22,928 Bone pain patients).

On Aug, 21, 2016

22,347 people reported to have side effects when taking Taxol.
Among them, 335 people (1.5%) have Bone Pain

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Taxol cause Bone pain?

Time on Taxol when people have Bone Pain *:

  • < 1 month: 45.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 37.5 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 5.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 10.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 2.5 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Bone Pain when taking Taxol *:

  • female: 84.8 %
  • male: 15.2 %

Age of people who have Bone Pain when taking Taxol *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.83 %
  • 20-29: 0.83 %
  • 30-39: 5.79 %
  • 40-49: 15.29 %
  • 50-59: 34.3 %
  • 60+: 42.98 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Breast Cancer (99 people)
  • Metastases To Bone (71 people)
  • Chemotherapy (45 people)
  • Breast Cancer Metastatic (40 people)
  • Depression (26 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (177 people)
  • Aredia (147 people)
  • Xeloda (127 people)
  • Carboplatin (99 people)
  • Taxotere (86 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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