Review: could Taxol cause Bone pain?
Summary: Bone pain could be caused by Taxol, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Zometa, and have Breast cancer.
We study 21,486 people who have side effects while taking Taxol from FDA and social media. Among them, 316 have Bone pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Bone pain and more.
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Taxol (latest outcomes from 21,577 users) has active ingredients of paclitaxel. It is often used in breast cancer.
Bone pain (latest reports from 144,061 patients) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, breast cancer, high blood pressure, pain, multiple myeloma.
On Apr, 13, 2014: 21,477 people reported to have side effects when taking Taxol. Among them, 316 people (1.47%) have Bone Pain. They amount to 0.22% of all the 143,924 people who have Bone Pain on eHealthMe.
Time on Taxol when people have Bone pain * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Bone pain||48.65%||29.73%||5.41%||13.51%||2.70%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Bone pain when taking Taxol * :
|Bone pain||83.08%||16.92% |
Age of people who have Bone pain when taking Taxol * :
|Bone pain||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.39%||6.25%||12.89%||33.98%||46.48% |
Severity of Bone pain when taking Taxol ** :
How people recovered from Bone pain ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Breast cancer (92 people, 29.11%)
- Metastases to bone (65 people, 20.57%)
- Breast cancer metastatic (45 people, 14.24%)
- Chemotherapy (40 people, 12.66%)
- Depression (21 people, 6.65%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (185 people, 58.54%)
- Aredia (144 people, 45.57%)
- Xeloda (125 people, 39.56%)
- Carboplatin (89 people, 28.16%)
- Taxotere (86 people, 27.22%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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From this study (1 week ago):
BECAUSE OF A STROKE I EXPERIENCED AUGUST 5, 2010, I AM UNCOMFORTABLE IN MY OWN SKIN 24/7 ADD THE DISCOMFORTS CREATED FROM THE MEDICINE I TAKE SOME DAYS ARE HARDER TO STAY POSITIVE ABOUT MY LIFE. I HAVE A LOT OF STRESS DAILY AND TRYING TO FIGURE OUT HOW TO ACHIEVE SOME LEVEL OF COMFORT AND I SEEM TO BE FAILING AND I FEEL ITS DUE TO THE COMBINATION OF THE MEDICINES I TAKE.
From this study (4 weeks ago):
fatigue upon exersion, high heart rate at rest
From this study (3 months ago):
The pain started on my left arm and one both arms and my leg hurt. Pain still worse in left arm.
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