Review: could Taxol cause Flushing (Skin blushing/flushing)?
Summary: Flushing 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 Ovarian cancer.
We study 21,491 people who have side effects while taking Taxol from FDA and social media. Among them, 437 have Flushing. Find out below who they are, when they have Flushing and more.
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Taxol has active ingredients of paclitaxel. It is often used in breast cancer. (latest outcomes from 21,582 Taxol users)
Flushing (the warm, red condition of human skin) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high density lipoprotein decreased, low density lipoprotein increased, high blood pressure, hyperlipidaemia. (latest reports from 45,068 Flushing patients)
On Mar, 10, 2015: 21,490 people reported to have side effects when taking Taxol. Among them, 437 people (2.03%) have Flushing.
Time on Taxol when people have Flushing * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Flushing when taking Taxol * :
Age of people who have Flushing when taking Taxol * :
Severity of Flushing when taking Taxol ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Flushing ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Ovarian cancer (25 people, 5.72%)
- Breast cancer (23 people, 5.26%)
- Lung neoplasm malignant (18 people, 4.12%)
- Non-small cell lung cancer (10 people, 2.29%)
- Radiotherapy (9 people, 2.06%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Carboplatin (106 people, 24.26%)
- Benadryl (105 people, 24.03%)
- Decadron (102 people, 23.34%)
- Tagamet (56 people, 12.81%)
- Dexamethasone (55 people, 12.59%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- A study of drug interactions between Retin-a, Gabapentin, Ibuprofen, Lorazepam, Hydrocodone Bitartrate And Acetaminophen, Sudafed, Duloxetine Hydrochloride for a 46-year old woman with Skin - Dry, Pain In Limb, Anxiety Disorder Due To A General Medical Condition, Knee Replacement - Total, Sinus Headache, Depression. The patient has Skin Discolouration, Facial Edema, Increased Tendency To Bruise, Skin Blushing/flushing
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