Review: could Taxol cause Ear Pain?


Ear pain is found among people who take Taxol, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zometa, and have Breast cancer . We study 22,347 people who have side effects while taking Taxol from FDA and social media. Among them, 83 have Ear pain. Find out below who they are, when they have Ear 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)

Ear Pain

Ear pain has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, rashes, pneumonia, hypersensitivity, fatigue (latest reports from 8,113 Ear pain patients).

On Aug, 26, 2016

22,347 people reported to have side effects when taking Taxol.
Among them, 83 people (0.37%) have Ear Pain

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Taxol cause Ear pain?

Time on Taxol when people have Ear Pain *:

  • < 1 month: 100 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 86.42 %
  • male: 13.58 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 2.5 %
  • 40-49: 26.25 %
  • 50-59: 58.75 %
  • 60+: 12.5 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Breast Cancer (54 people)
  • Metastases To Bone (46 people)
  • Breast Cancer Metastatic (37 people)
  • Prophylaxis (17 people)
  • Hot Flush (16 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (77 people)
  • Aredia (75 people)
  • Tamoxifen Citrate (46 people)
  • Ativan (46 people)
  • Arimidex (42 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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