Review: could Taxol cause Weight Gain?


Summary

Weight gain is found among people who take Taxol, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zometa, and have Breast cancer . We study 24,470 people who have side effects while taking Taxol from FDA and social media. Among them, 182 have Weight gain. Find out below who they are, when they have Weight gain 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)

Weight Gain

Weight gain has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, rashes, oedema peripheral, memory loss, fatigue (latest reports from 114,276 Weight gain patients).

On Sep, 17, 2016

24,470 people reported to have side effects when taking Taxol.
Among them, 182 people (0.74%) have Weight Gain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Taxol cause Weight gain?

Time on Taxol when people have Weight Gain *:

  • < 1 month: 50 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 50 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Weight Gain when taking Taxol *:

  • female: 90.29 %
  • male: 9.71 %

Age of people who have Weight Gain when taking Taxol *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 1.36 %
  • 20-29: 2.04 %
  • 30-39: 21.09 %
  • 40-49: 28.57 %
  • 50-59: 31.97 %
  • 60+: 14.97 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Breast Cancer (59 people, 32.42%)
  • Metastases To Bone (41 people, 22.53%)
  • Anxiety (26 people, 14.29%)
  • Depression (24 people, 13.19%)
  • Pain (20 people, 10.99%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (105 people, 57.69%)
  • Herceptin (65 people, 35.71%)
  • Decadron (57 people, 31.32%)
  • Tamoxifen Citrate (54 people, 29.67%)
  • Femara (50 people, 27.47%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (97 people, 53.30%)
  • Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (95 people, 52.20%)
  • Anxiety (85 people, 46.70%)
  • Pyrexia (77 people, 42.31%)
  • Anaemia (76 people, 41.76%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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