Who have Flushing with Taxol?


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 Benadryl, and have Breast cancer . We study 24,628 people who have side effects while taking Taxol from FDA and social media. Among them, 465 have Flushing. Find out below who they are, when they have Flushing and more.

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Taxol

Taxol has active ingredients of paclitaxel. It is often used in breast cancer. (latest outcomes from Taxol 25,354 users)

Flushing

Flushing (the warm, red condition of human skin) has been reported by people with high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 67,555 Flushing patients).

On Nov, 20, 2016

24,628 people reported to have side effects when taking Taxol.
Among them, 465 people (1.89%) have Flushing


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Taxol cause Flushing?

Time on Taxol when people have Flushing *:

  • < 1 month: 91.3 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 7.61 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 1.09 %
  • 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: 75.5 %
  • male: 24.5 %

Age of people who have Flushing when taking Taxol *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.31 %
  • 20-29: 0.92 %
  • 30-39: 6.13 %
  • 40-49: 15.64 %
  • 50-59: 30.37 %
  • 60+: 46.63 %

Severity of Flushing **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 100 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Flushing **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Benadryl (111 people, 23.87%)
  • Decadron (108 people, 23.23%)
  • Carboplatin (99 people, 21.29%)
  • Tagamet (52 people, 11.18%)
  • Dexamethasone (52 people, 11.18%)

Forecasts by ePatient.care (We will alert you to new symptoms or undetected conditions when you take Taxol, learn more )

Potential co-existing conditions

  • Ovarian Cancer (25 people, 5.38%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Chest Pain (108 people, 23.23%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (89 people, 19.14%)
  • Nausea (86 people, 18.49%)
  • Hypotension (66 people, 14.19%)
  • Back Pain (66 people, 14.19%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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