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 24,470 people who have side effects while taking Taxol from FDA and social media. Among them, 2,119 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 25,195 users)

Nausea

Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, fever, pain, weakness, diarrhea (latest reports from 414,429 Nausea patients).

On Sep, 15, 2016

24,470 people reported to have side effects when taking Taxol.
Among them, 2,119 people (8.66%) have Nausea


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Taxol cause Nausea?

Time on Taxol when people have Nausea *:

  • < 1 month: 64.74 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 29.72 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 2.52 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 2.52 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.25 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.25 %

Gender of people who have Nausea when taking Taxol *:

  • female: 74.7 %
  • male: 25.3 %

Age of people who have Nausea when taking Taxol *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.06 %
  • 10-19: 0.58 %
  • 20-29: 1.47 %
  • 30-39: 4.67 %
  • 40-49: 13.18 %
  • 50-59: 32.31 %
  • 60+: 47.73 %

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 (267 people, 12.60%)
  • Breast Cancer Metastatic (134 people, 6.32%)
  • Metastases To Bone (125 people, 5.90%)
  • Ovarian Cancer (98 people, 4.62%)
  • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (89 people, 4.20%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Carboplatin (715 people, 33.74%)
  • Zometa (414 people, 19.54%)
  • Aredia (307 people, 14.49%)
  • Decadron (302 people, 14.25%)
  • Cisplatin (282 people, 13.31%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Vomiting (992 people, 46.81%)
  • Fatigue (475 people, 22.42%)
  • Diarrhoea (446 people, 21.05%)
  • Dehydration (436 people, 20.58%)
  • Pain (413 people, 19.49%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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