Taxol and Chest pain - from FDA reports


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. This review analyzes which people have Chest pain with Taxol. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 25,529 people who have side effects when taking Taxol from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 15, 2017

25,529 people reported to have side effects when taking Taxol.
Among them, 1,144 people (4.48%) have Chest Pain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Taxol cause Chest pain?

Time on Taxol when people have Chest Pain *:

  • < 1 month: 71.15 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 23.08 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 4.81 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.48 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.48 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 72.11 %
  • male: 27.89 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.25 %
  • 20-29: 0.62 %
  • 30-39: 3.69 %
  • 40-49: 17.24 %
  • 50-59: 30.79 %
  • 60+: 47.41 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Breast Cancer (138 people, 12.06%)
  • Metastases To Bone (70 people, 6.12%)
  • Breast Cancer Metastatic (55 people, 4.81%)
  • Pain (47 people, 4.11%)
  • Lung Cancer - Non-Small Cell (47 people, 4.11%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Carboplatin (303 people, 26.49%)
  • Zometa (232 people, 20.28%)
  • Decadron (173 people, 15.12%)
  • Aredia (150 people, 13.11%)
  • Zofran (132 people, 11.54%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Breathing Difficulty (398 people, 34.79%)
  • Nausea (269 people, 23.51%)
  • Back Pain (250 people, 21.85%)
  • Pain (207 people, 18.09%)
  • Fatigue (192 people, 16.78%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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