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Review: could Taxol cause Fatigue?

We study 21,489 people who have side effects while taking Taxol from FDA and social media. Among them, 948 have Fatigue. Find out below who they are, when they have Fatigue and more.

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Taxol

Taxol (latest outcomes from 21,580 users) has active ingredients of paclitaxel. It is often used in breast cancer.

Fatigue

Fatigue (feeling of tiredness) (latest reports from 1,544,038 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis.

On Aug, 23, 2014: 21,488 people reported to have side effects when taking Taxol. Among them, 948 people (4.41%) have Fatigue. They amount to 0.06% of all the 1,544,229 people who have Fatigue on eHealthMe.

Trend of Fatigue in Taxol reports

Time on Taxol when people have Fatigue * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Fatigue64.55%32.28%0.53%2.65%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Fatigue when taking Taxol * :

FemaleMale
Fatigue66.33%33.67%

Age of people who have Fatigue when taking Taxol * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Fatigue0.00%0.00%0.13%0.38%7.90%9.94%28.41%53.25%

Severity of Fatigue when taking Taxol ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Fatigue ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Breast cancer (167 people, 17.62%)
  2. Non-small cell lung cancer (83 people, 8.76%)
  3. Metastases to bone (82 people, 8.65%)
  4. Breast cancer metastatic (61 people, 6.43%)
  5. Pain (24 people, 2.53%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Carboplatin (381 people, 40.19%)
  2. Zometa (272 people, 28.69%)
  3. Aredia (205 people, 21.62%)
  4. Cisplatin (129 people, 13.61%)
  5. Decadron (127 people, 13.40%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • All lesions necrosis
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    Lisa on Sep, 4, 2014:

    Female 55 I have bechets. Diagnosed at 39. I take every medication on that list except I dropped methotrexate. I worse since I dropped it. And I have every symptom including ganglion cyst which needs to be surgically removed to the throat lesion. I can barely function. The only 5hing I dont have is the allergic cough. I did have mrsa phenomia once. Oh most recently plursey. I have been ivig dependent for 13 years.

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  • From this study (2 days ago):

  • I can't bare loud sounds! Balloons are just freaking me out! I feel like the whole world is talking about me or planing and plotting against me to hurt me or kill me or attack me or just to make me feel miserable! There are balloons everywhere in my office and I feel like they are all going to burst any minute now I feel like everyone has purposely brought balloons to kill me! Please help me no one believes me! I cant see them anymore much but I can hear! I can constantly hear! I can't concentrate on work or anyone speak! I feel suffocated I feel like killing myself! I have major depression! I feel so alone and so so frustrated and irritated! Please help me I can't live like this! Make it stop! Please please make it stop!!!

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  • From this study (3 days ago):

  • Just wondering if after so many years my heart is effected by this medication.

    Reply

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