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Review: could Taxol cause Shortness of breath?

We study 21,488 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

Taxol (latest outcomes from 21,579 users) has active ingredients of paclitaxel. It is often used in breast cancer.

Shortness of breath

Shortness of breath (latest reports from 1,346,278 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, asthma, rheumatoid arthritis, pain, chronic obstructive pulmonary disease.

On Aug, 13, 2014: 21,488 people reported to have side effects when taking Taxol. Among them, 1,283 people (5.97%) have Shortness Of Breath. They amount to 0.10% of all the 1,342,531 people who have Shortness Of Breath on eHealthMe.

Trend of Shortness of breath in Taxol reports

Time on Taxol when people have Shortness of breath * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Shortness of breath75.12%21.01%2.42%0.97%0.48%0.00%0.00%

Gender of people who have Shortness of breath when taking Taxol * :

FemaleMale
Shortness of breath68.23%31.77%

Age of people who have Shortness of breath when taking Taxol * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Shortness of breath0.00%0.00%0.09%0.81%5.19%11.63%33.36%48.93%

Severity of Shortness of breath when taking Taxol ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Shortness of breath0.00%0.00%0.00%100.00%

How people recovered from Shortness of breath ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Shortness of breath0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Breast cancer (242 people, 18.86%)
  2. Metastases to bone (155 people, 12.08%)
  3. Non-small cell lung cancer (128 people, 9.98%)
  4. Breast cancer metastatic (98 people, 7.64%)
  5. Pain (76 people, 5.92%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Carboplatin (586 people, 45.67%)
  2. Zometa (375 people, 29.23%)
  3. Aredia (263 people, 20.50%)
  4. Decadron (196 people, 15.28%)
  5. Taxotere (163 people, 12.70%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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