Taxol and Flushing - from FDA reports
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 Benadryl, and have Breast cancer . We study 25,146 people who have side effects while taking Taxol from FDA. Among them, 475 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 Taxol 25,356 users)
Flushing (the warm, red condition of human skin) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 67,580 Flushing patients).
On Jan, 20, 2017
25,146 people reported to have side effects when taking Taxol.
Among them, 475 people (1.89%) have Flushing
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Taxol when people have Flushing *:
- < 1 month: 91.49 %
- 1 - 6 months: 7.45 %
- 6 - 12 months: 1.06 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Flushing when taking Taxol *:
- female: 74.51 %
- male: 25.49 %
Age of people who have Flushing when taking Taxol *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.3 %
- 20-29: 0.9 %
- 30-39: 6.02 %
- 40-49: 15.06 %
- 50-59: 30.42 %
- 60+: 47.29 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Breast Cancer (30 people, 6.32%)
- Ovarian Cancer (25 people, 5.26%)
- Lung Neoplasm Malignant (22 people, 4.63%)
- Lung Cancer - Non-Small Cell (13 people, 2.74%)
- Breast Cancer Metastatic (9 people, 1.89%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Benadryl (111 people, 23.37%)
- Decadron (108 people, 22.74%)
- Carboplatin (100 people, 21.05%)
- Dexamethasone (54 people, 11.37%)
- Tagamet (52 people, 10.95%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Chest Pain (109 people, 22.95%)
- Breathing Difficulty (93 people, 19.58%)
- Nausea (87 people, 18.32%)
- Hypotension (69 people, 14.53%)
- Back Pain (69 people, 14.53%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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