Review: could Taxol cause Chest Pain?


Summary

Chest 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 Carboplatin, and have Breast cancer . We study 22,150 people who have side effects while taking Taxol from FDA and social media. Among them, 920 have Chest pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Chest pain and more.

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Taxol

Taxol has active ingredients of paclitaxel. It is often used in breast cancer. (latest outcomes from Taxol 22,223 users)

Chest Pain

Chest pain has been reported by people with hypotension, pain, weakness, fatigue, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 133,752 Chest pain patients).

On Jul, 22, 2016

22,150 people reported to have side effects when taking Taxol.
Among them, 920 people (4.15%) have Chest Pain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Taxol cause Chest pain?

Time on Taxol when people have Chest Pain *:

  • < 1 month: 73.68 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 22.11 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 3.68 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.53 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 70.69 %
  • male: 29.31 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.15 %
  • 20-29: 0.46 %
  • 30-39: 3.34 %
  • 40-49: 17.93 %
  • 50-59: 30.85 %
  • 60+: 47.26 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Breast Cancer (103 people)
  • Metastases To Bone (57 people)
  • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (42 people)
  • Breast Cancer Metastatic (32 people)
  • Ovarian Cancer (29 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Carboplatin (259 people)
  • Zometa (184 people)
  • Aredia (129 people)
  • Decadron (124 people)
  • Dexamethasone (100 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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