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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 21,489 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

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

Trend of taxol reports

Flushing

Flushing (the warm, red condition of human skin) (latest reports from 377,846 patients) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol, high density lipoprotein decreased, low density lipoprotein increased, high blood pressure, hyperlipidaemia.

Trend of Flushing reports

On Oct, 30, 2014: 21,489 people reported to have side effects when taking Taxol. Among them, 437 people (2.03%) have Flushing.

Trend of Flushing in Taxol reports

Time on Taxol when people have Flushing * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Flushing92.55%6.38%1.06%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Flushing when taking Taxol * :

FemaleMale
Flushing73.67%26.33%

Age of people who have Flushing when taking Taxol * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Flushing0.00%0.00%0.30%0.30%6.36%16.36%27.88%48.79%

Severity of Flushing when taking Taxol ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Flushing0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Flushing ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Flushing0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Ovarian cancer (25 people, 5.72%)
  2. Breast cancer (23 people, 5.26%)
  3. Lung neoplasm malignant (18 people, 4.12%)
  4. Non-small cell lung cancer (10 people, 2.29%)
  5. Radiotherapy (9 people, 2.06%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Carboplatin (106 people, 24.26%)
  2. Benadryl (105 people, 24.03%)
  3. Decadron (102 people, 23.34%)
  4. Tagamet (56 people, 12.81%)
  5. Dexamethasone (55 people, 12.59%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    (Asked by a 35 year old man who has Flushing, Headache, Shortness Of Breath, and takes Antabuse)
    I wanted to know whether there is a test which can determine the presence of antabuse in the blood stream????

  • What should i do to relieve the flushing symptoms?
    (Asked by a 87 year old man who has Parkinson's--tremor, Stiffnes, Swallowing, Hoarseness, Small Fiber Neuropathy, Skin Blushing/flushing, Diet - Constipation, IBS, GERD, Cold Intolerance, Spinal Column Stenosis--pain In Arms,"needles" In Feet, and takes Lyrica, Epa (eicosapentaenoic Acid), Vitamin B12, Losartan Potassium, Benadryl, Norvasc, Vitamin C, Aspirin, Fentanyl-12, Omeprazole, Amitiza)
    Was diagnosed with Parkinson's in March 2013. My doctor has prescribed sinemet, which I have tried 3 times, but during each,I have experienced periods of flushing, agitation, and restless legs--to the point of feeling truly ill. He doesn't believe that there is a cause and effect relationship bet ...

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