Review: could Taxol cause Chest Pain?


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 22,347 people who have side effects while taking Taxol from FDA and social media. Among them, 922 have Chest pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Chest pain and more.

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Taxol has active ingredients of paclitaxel. It is often used in breast cancer. (latest outcomes from Taxol 22,949 users)

Chest Pain

Chest pain has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, hypotension, pain, weakness, high blood pressure (latest reports from 154,013 Chest pain patients).

On Aug, 27, 2016

22,347 people reported to have side effects when taking Taxol.
Among them, 922 people (4.13%) have Chest Pain

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Taxol cause Chest pain?

Time on Taxol when people have Chest Pain *:

  • < 1 month: 72.11 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 22.63 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 4.21 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.53 %
  • 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: 71.56 %
  • male: 28.44 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.3 %
  • 20-29: 0.45 %
  • 30-39: 3.33 %
  • 40-49: 18.15 %
  • 50-59: 31.47 %
  • 60+: 46.29 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Breast Cancer (116 people)
  • Metastases To Bone (63 people)
  • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (44 people)
  • Breast Cancer Metastatic (40 people)
  • Ovarian Cancer (30 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Carboplatin (277 people)
  • Zometa (205 people)
  • Aredia (143 people)
  • Decadron (128 people)
  • Zofran (112 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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