Review: could Taxol cause Fatigue?


Summary

Fatigue 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, 1,048 have Fatigue. Find out below who they are, when they have Fatigue and more.

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Taxol

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

Fatigue

Fatigue (feeling of tiredness) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, pain, weakness, insomnia, stress and anxiety (latest reports from 250,544 Fatigue patients).

On Aug, 30, 2016

22,347 people reported to have side effects when taking Taxol.
Among them, 1,048 people (4.69%) have Fatigue


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Taxol cause Fatigue?

Time on Taxol when people have Fatigue *:

  • < 1 month: 62.63 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 33.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 1.01 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 3.03 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Fatigue when taking Taxol *:

  • female: 67.54 %
  • male: 32.46 %

Age of people who have Fatigue when taking Taxol *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.38 %
  • 20-29: 0.51 %
  • 30-39: 8.15 %
  • 40-49: 10.45 %
  • 50-59: 27.77 %
  • 60+: 52.74 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Breast Cancer (161 people, 15.36%)
  • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (94 people, 8.97%)
  • Metastases To Bone (94 people, 8.97%)
  • Breast Cancer Metastatic (53 people, 5.06%)
  • Anxiety (25 people, 2.39%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Carboplatin (417 people, 39.79%)
  • Zometa (280 people, 26.72%)
  • Aredia (202 people, 19.27%)
  • Taxotere (152 people, 14.50%)
  • Herceptin (131 people, 12.50%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (324 people, 30.92%)
  • Dyspnoea (282 people, 26.91%)
  • Pain (257 people, 24.52%)
  • Pyrexia (245 people, 23.38%)
  • Anaemia (237 people, 22.61%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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