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. This review analyzes which people have Flushing 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, 06, 2017
25,529 people reported to have side effects when taking Taxol.
Among them, 479 people (1.88%) 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: 74.3 %
- male: 25.7 %
Age of people who have Flushing when taking Taxol *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.3 %
- 20-29: 1.19 %
- 30-39: 5.97 %
- 40-49: 14.93 %
- 50-59: 30.45 %
- 60+: 47.16 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Breast Cancer (30 people, 6.26%)
- Ovarian Cancer (25 people, 5.22%)
- Lung Neoplasm Malignant (22 people, 4.59%)
- Lung Cancer - Non-Small Cell (13 people, 2.71%)
- Breast Cancer Metastatic (9 people, 1.88%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Benadryl (112 people, 23.38%)
- Decadron (108 people, 22.55%)
- Carboplatin (100 people, 20.88%)
- Dexamethasone (54 people, 11.27%)
- Tagamet (52 people, 10.86%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Chest Pain (112 people, 23.38%)
- Breathing Difficulty (93 people, 19.42%)
- Nausea (90 people, 18.79%)
- Hypotension (70 people, 14.61%)
- Back Pain (70 people, 14.61%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
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