Taxol and Fatigue - from FDA reports


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. This review analyzes which people have Fatigue with Taxol. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 25,529 people who have side effects when taking Taxol from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On May, 13, 2017

25,529 people reported to have side effects when taking Taxol.
Among them, 1,539 people (6.03%) have Fatigue


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Taxol cause Fatigue?

Time on Taxol when people have Fatigue *:

  • < 1 month: 55.79 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 37.77 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 2.15 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 3.86 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.43 %

Gender of people who have Fatigue when taking Taxol *:

  • female: 69.87 %
  • male: 30.13 %

Age of people who have Fatigue when taking Taxol *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.28 %
  • 20-29: 0.75 %
  • 30-39: 6.95 %
  • 40-49: 11.94 %
  • 50-59: 28.29 %
  • 60+: 51.79 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Breast Cancer (220 people, 14.29%)
  • Lung Cancer - Non-Small Cell (109 people, 7.08%)
  • Metastases To Bone (107 people, 6.95%)
  • Lung Neoplasm Malignant (91 people, 5.91%)
  • Breast Cancer Metastatic (90 people, 5.85%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Carboplatin (456 people, 29.63%)
  • Zometa (350 people, 22.74%)
  • Avastin (294 people, 19.10%)
  • Decadron (241 people, 15.66%)
  • Herceptin (240 people, 15.59%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Nausea (521 people, 33.85%)
  • Weakness (446 people, 28.98%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (415 people, 26.97%)
  • Pain (354 people, 23.00%)
  • Nausea And Vomiting (329 people, 21.38%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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