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Review: could Taxol cause Fatigue?

We study 21,488 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 21,579 users) has active ingredients of paclitaxel. It is often used in breast cancer.

Fatigue

Fatigue (feeling of tiredness) (latest reports from 1,544,318 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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