eHealthMe - FDA and Social Media, Personalized eHealthMe - a cloud computing service for drugs

FDA and Social Media, Personalized

Advanced tools
Browse all drugs       Browse all conditions and symptoms

Review: could Xeloda cause Alopecia?

We study 18,058 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.

Stay connected: join a mobile support group for people who take Xeloda and have Alopecia >>>

Xeloda

Xeloda (latest outcomes from 18,169 users) has active ingredients of capecitabine. It is often used in colon cancer.

Alopecia

Alopecia (absence of hair from areas of the body) (latest reports from 228,468 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol, multiple sclerosis, depression.

On Aug, 14, 2014: 18,056 people reported to have side effects when taking Xeloda. Among them, 204 people (1.13%) have Alopecia. They amount to 0.09% of all the 228,000 people who have Alopecia on eHealthMe.

Trend of Alopecia in Xeloda reports

Time on Xeloda when people have Alopecia * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Alopecia62.50%17.97%10.94%8.59%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Alopecia when taking Xeloda * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Alopecia0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%5.05%38.99%29.60%26.35%

Severity of Alopecia when taking Xeloda ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Alopecia ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Metastases to bone (127 people, 62.25%)
  2. Breast cancer (113 people, 55.39%)
  3. Breast cancer metastatic (93 people, 45.59%)
  4. Breast cancer recurrent (63 people, 30.88%)
  5. Prophylaxis (63 people, 30.88%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (204 people, 100.00%)
  2. Taxotere (173 people, 84.80%)
  3. Aredia (129 people, 63.24%)
  4. Decadron (110 people, 53.92%)
  5. Capecitabine (78 people, 38.24%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

You can also:

Get connected! Join a mobile support group:
- group for people who take Xeloda and have Alopecia
- group for people who take Xeloda
- group for people who have Alopecia

Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (2 days ago):

  • Have been on Xeloda 5days. 2000mg bid and past few days intermittent chest and arm pain. I had check up at hospital, including a stress test which was all normal. Pain fells like muscle tightness and comes on after exertion.

    Reply

  • From this study (1 week ago):

  • Hair thinning started after take Metformin a year ago.

    Reply

  • From this study (1 week ago):

  • Since I started taking Levothyroxine my very thick hair shafts have become VERY THIN AND DRY.

    Reply

Post a new comment    OR    Read more comments

Can you answer these questions (what is this?):

More questions for: Xeloda, Alopecia

You may be interested at these reviews (what is this?):

  • Depo provera overdose
    Dr acidentially gave me something like 9 times the normal dose of depo provera. My life has been miserable! I have fought excessive weight gain, infertility, severe cellulite, and acne for 20 years.

  • Hair loss on this drug
    i began this drug a week and two days now. after the fourth day i saw hair loss, my sister said you have a dry patch in your hair and i went home and brushed my hair there was no much hair loss and a few bald patches about the size of fists at the back of my head. There was no way to hide them, e ...

  • Hair loss, no elevated mood or depression, nausea, tiredness
    Due to hair loss I switched over to Morphine. The hair loss goes on. While taking Tramadol for 5 month I've already lost 2/3 of my long and thick hair. In about 3 month I'll be bold - as a woman. Tramadol elevated my mood. Morphine doesn't. It might even depress me - who knows? Taking 60mg at onc ...

More reviews for: Xeloda, Alopecia

On eHealthMe, Xeloda (capecitabine) is often used for colon cancer. Find out below the conditions Xeloda is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

What is Xeloda used for and how effective is it:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

Could it be a symptom from a condition:

Drugs in real world that are associated with:

Could your condition cause it?

NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.

WARNING: Please DO NOT STOP MEDICATIONS without first consulting a physician since doing so could be hazardous to your health.

DISCLAIMER: All material available on eHealthMe.com is for informational purposes only, and is not a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment provided by a qualified healthcare provider. All information is observation-only, and has not been supported by scientific studies or clinical trials unless otherwise stated. Different individuals may respond to medication in different ways. Every effort has been made to ensure that all information is accurate, up-to-date, and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. The use of the eHealthMe site and its content is at your own risk.

You may report adverse side effects to the FDA at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch/ or 1-800-FDA-1088 (1-800-332-1088).

If you use this eHealthMe study on publication, please acknowledge it with a citation: study title, URL, accessed date.

40 million health professionals and patients have studied on eHealthMe. Recent studies:

- Allegra for a 28-year old woman who has Itching (57 seconds ago)

- Levothyroxine Sodium, Warfarin Sodium for a 54-year o ... (1 minute ago)

- Bactrim Ds for a 19-year old boy who has Acne Pustular (25 minutes ago)

Related study

- Xeloda side effects

 

Related symptom

- Alopecia

 

 

Recent user comments

- "above an implant my gum became swollen while on the d ... " (7 hours ago)

- "I can't bare loud sounds! Balloons are just freaking ... " (13 hours ago)

- "Experiencing groin pain in both legs when sitting and ... " (13 hours ago)

 

Recent mobile support groups

- Joint Aches and Combipatch

- Rituxan and Hearing Loss

- Modafinil and L-tyrosine

- Pseudotumor Cerebri

- Exhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, Weariness and Concerta

 

Popular searches

- Ill Defined Disorder
- Hypothyroidism
- Junel Fe 1.5/30
- Preventive Health Care
- Wellbutrin

   

All drugs: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
All conditions: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

About - Terms of service - Privacy policy - Press - Advertise - Apps - Testimonials - Contact us

 
© 2014 eHealthMe.com. All rights reserved. Use of this site constitutes acceptance of eHealthMe.com's terms of service and privacy policy.