Review: could Taxol cause Nausea?


Summary

Nausea 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 Breast cancer . We study 22,347 people who have side effects while taking Taxol from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,790 have Nausea. Find out below who they are, when they have Nausea and more.

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Taxol

Taxol has active ingredients of paclitaxel. It is often used in breast cancer. (latest outcomes from Taxol 22,949 users)

Nausea

Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, fever, pain, abdominal pain, diarrhea (latest reports from 313,272 Nausea patients).

On Aug, 28, 2016

22,347 people reported to have side effects when taking Taxol.
Among them, 1,790 people (8.01%) have Nausea


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Taxol cause Nausea?

Time on Taxol when people have Nausea *:

  • < 1 month: 67.57 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 28.34 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 2.18 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 1.91 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Nausea when taking Taxol *:

  • female: 74.32 %
  • male: 25.68 %

Age of people who have Nausea when taking Taxol *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.07 %
  • 10-19: 0.59 %
  • 20-29: 1.26 %
  • 30-39: 4.83 %
  • 40-49: 12.79 %
  • 50-59: 32.42 %
  • 60+: 48.03 %

Severity if Nausea when taking Taxol **:

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

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Breast Cancer (227 people)
  • Metastases To Bone (115 people)
  • Breast Cancer Metastatic (97 people)
  • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (82 people)
  • Ovarian Cancer (79 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Carboplatin (709 people)
  • Zometa (356 people)
  • Aredia (289 people)
  • Cisplatin (282 people)
  • Decadron (211 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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