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 . We study 25,146 people who have side effects while taking Taxol from FDA. Among them, 1,133 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 25,356 users)

Chest Pain

Chest pain has been reported by people with high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, osteoporosis (latest reports from 195,967 Chest pain patients).

On Feb, 07, 2017

25,146 people reported to have side effects when taking Taxol.
Among them, 1,133 people (4.51%) have Chest Pain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Taxol cause Chest pain?

Time on Taxol when people have Chest Pain *:

  • < 1 month: 71.43 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 23.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 4.29 %
  • 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: 72.1 %
  • male: 27.9 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.25 %
  • 20-29: 0.5 %
  • 30-39: 3.74 %
  • 40-49: 17.31 %
  • 50-59: 30.76 %
  • 60+: 47.45 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Breast Cancer (135 people, 11.92%)
  • Metastases To Bone (70 people, 6.18%)
  • Breast Cancer Metastatic (55 people, 4.85%)
  • Lung Cancer - Non-Small Cell (47 people, 4.15%)
  • Pain (46 people, 4.06%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Carboplatin (303 people, 26.74%)
  • Zometa (232 people, 20.48%)
  • Decadron (173 people, 15.27%)
  • Aredia (150 people, 13.24%)
  • Zofran (131 people, 11.56%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Breathing Difficulty (397 people, 35.04%)
  • Nausea (266 people, 23.48%)
  • Back Pain (247 people, 21.80%)
  • Pain (205 people, 18.09%)
  • Fatigue (191 people, 16.86%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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