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Summary: Alopecia is found among people who take Xeloda, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zometa, and have Metastases to bone.
We study 18,060 people who have side effects while taking Xeloda from FDA and social media. Among them, 204 have Alopecia. Find out below who they are, when they have Alopecia and more.
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Xeloda (latest outcomes from 18,174 users) has active ingredients of capecitabine. It is often used in colon cancer.
Alopecia (absence of hair from areas of the body) (latest reports from 229,504 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.
On Oct, 28, 2014: 18,060 people reported to have side effects when taking Xeloda. Among them, 204 people (1.13%) have Alopecia.
Time on Xeloda when people have Alopecia * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Alopecia when taking Xeloda * :
Severity of Alopecia when taking Xeloda ** :
How people recovered from Alopecia ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Metastases to bone (127 people, 62.25%)
- Breast cancer (113 people, 55.39%)
- Breast cancer metastatic (93 people, 45.59%)
- Breast cancer recurrent (63 people, 30.88%)
- Prophylaxis (63 people, 30.88%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (204 people, 100.00%)
- Taxotere (173 people, 84.80%)
- Aredia (129 people, 63.24%)
- Decadron (110 people, 53.92%)
- Capecitabine (78 people, 38.24%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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