Review: could Taxol cause Shortness of breath (Breathing difficulty)?
We study 21,489 people who have side effects while taking Taxol from FDA and social media. Among them, 1,283 have Shortness of breath. Find out below who they are, when they have Shortness of breath and more.
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Taxol (latest outcomes from 21,580 users) has active ingredients of paclitaxel. It is often used in breast cancer.
Shortness of breath
Shortness of breath (latest reports from 1,342,605 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, asthma, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.
On Oct, 13, 2014: 21,489 people reported to have side effects when taking Taxol. Among them, 1,283 people (5.97%) have Shortness Of Breath.
Time on Taxol when people have Shortness of breath * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Shortness of breath||75.12%||21.01%||2.42%||0.97%||0.48%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Shortness of breath when taking Taxol * :
|Shortness of breath||68.23%||31.77% |
Age of people who have Shortness of breath when taking Taxol * :
|Shortness of breath||0.00%||0.00%||0.09%||0.81%||5.19%||11.63%||33.36%||48.93% |
Severity of Shortness of breath when taking Taxol ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Shortness of breath||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
How people recovered from Shortness of breath ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Shortness of breath||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Breast cancer (242 people, 18.86%)
- Metastases to bone (155 people, 12.08%)
- Non-small cell lung cancer (128 people, 9.98%)
- Breast cancer metastatic (98 people, 7.64%)
- Pain (76 people, 5.92%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Carboplatin (586 people, 45.67%)
- Zometa (375 people, 29.23%)
- Aredia (263 people, 20.50%)
- Decadron (196 people, 15.28%)
- Taxotere (163 people, 12.70%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Shirl on Oct, 9, 2014:
I am 60 yr old lady diagnosed with breast cancer in march 2013 . I had mastectomy, and chemo. I am due my last herceptin which I have been on for a year in 2weeks time . My problem is breathlessness and it is getting worse .i have had heart scans etc but I am beginning to feel very tired and weak I will be glad when it is finished. Also forgot to mention I have Parkinson's disease too and this is definitely getting worse with the herceptin.
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I have had these symptoms for many years but recently they have become worse. I don't know what to do or what to take.
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