Review: could Taxol cause Shortness Of Breath?


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 21,271 people who have side effects while taking Taxol from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,278 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 21,422 users)

Shortness Of Breath

Shortness of breath has been reported by people with hypotension, pain, nausea, pneumonia, chest pain (latest reports from 160,430 Shortness of breath patients).

On Jul, 29, 2016

21,271 people reported to have side effects when taking Taxol.
Among them, 1,278 people (6.01%) 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: 73.79 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 22.39 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 2.04 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 1.27 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.51 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

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

  • female: 69.14 %
  • male: 30.86 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.1 %
  • 20-29: 0.87 %
  • 30-39: 5.1 %
  • 40-49: 11.54 %
  • 50-59: 34.81 %
  • 60+: 47.6 %

Severity if Shortness Of Breath when taking Taxol **:

  • 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 conditions involved for these people *:

  • Breast Cancer (229 people)
  • Metastases To Bone (154 people)
  • Non-Small Cell Lung Cancer (122 people)
  • Breast Cancer Metastatic (87 people)
  • Ovarian Cancer (67 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Carboplatin (541 people)
  • Zometa (362 people)
  • Aredia (253 people)
  • Decadron (181 people)
  • Taxotere (159 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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