Who have Shortness of breath with Taxol?


Summary

Shortness of breath 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 24,628 people who have side effects while taking Taxol from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,655 have Shortness of breath. Find out below who they are, when they have Shortness of breath 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)

Shortness Of Breath

Shortness of breath has been reported by people with high blood pressure, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, asthma, primary pulmonary hypertension, rheumatoid arthritis (latest reports from 283,884 Shortness of breath patients).

On Nov, 21, 2016

24,628 people reported to have side effects when taking Taxol.
Among them, 1,655 people (6.72%) have Shortness Of Breath


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Taxol cause Shortness of breath?

Time on Taxol when people have Shortness Of Breath *:

  • < 1 month: 68.86 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 25.45 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 2.95 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 2.05 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.45 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.23 %

Gender of people who have Shortness Of Breath when taking Taxol *:

  • female: 70.19 %
  • male: 29.81 %

Age of people who have Shortness Of Breath when taking Taxol *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.46 %
  • 20-29: 0.92 %
  • 30-39: 4.62 %
  • 40-49: 12.1 %
  • 50-59: 33.13 %
  • 60+: 48.77 %

Severity of Shortness Of Breath **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 50 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 50 %

How people recovered from Shortness Of Breath **:

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

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Carboplatin (594 people, 35.89%)
  • Zometa (450 people, 27.19%)
  • Aredia (293 people, 17.70%)
  • Decadron (249 people, 15.05%)
  • Herceptin (228 people, 13.78%)

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

Potential co-existing conditions

  • Metastases To Bone (180 people, 10.88%)
  • Lung Cancer - Non-Small Cell (140 people, 8.46%)
  • Breast Cancer Metastatic (132 people, 7.98%)
  • Lung Neoplasm Malignant (89 people, 5.38%)
  • Pain (87 people, 5.26%)

Potential co-existing symptoms

  • Nausea (404 people, 24.41%)
  • Fatigue (401 people, 24.23%)
  • Chest Pain (383 people, 23.14%)
  • Pain (378 people, 22.84%)
  • Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (341 people, 20.60%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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