Review: could Taxol cause Headache?
(By eHealthMe on Feb, 21, 2014)
Severity ratings: 2.0/4
On a scale of 1 to 4: 1=least, 2=moderate, 3=severe, 4=most severe
We study 21,473 people who take Taxol. Among them, 267 have Headache. See who they are, when they have Headache and more. This review is based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Taxol (latest outcomes from 21,235 users) has active ingredients of paclitaxel. It is often used in breast cancer. Commonly reported side effects of Taxol include fever, nausea, agranulocytosis, neutropenia aggravated, dyspnoea exacerbated.
Headache (pain in head) (latest reports from 1,174,124 patients) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, high blood pressure, depression, rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis.
On Feb, 14, 2014: 21,134 people reported to have side effects when taking Taxol. Among them, 326 people (1.54%) have Headache.
Time on Taxol when people have Headache * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Gender of people who have Headache when taking Taxol * :
Age of people who have Headache when taking Taxol * :
Severity of Headache when taking Taxol ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
How people recovered from Headache ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Breast cancer (97 people, 29.75%)
- Metastases to bone (53 people, 16.26%)
- Breast cancer metastatic (40 people, 12.27%)
- Chemotherapy (28 people, 8.59%)
- Osteoporosis (19 people, 5.83%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (160 people, 49.08%)
- Aredia (113 people, 34.66%)
- Decadron (97 people, 29.75%)
- Carboplatin (92 people, 28.22%)
- Tamoxifen citrate (87 people, 26.69%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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