Could Xeloda cause Alopecia - from FDA reports
Alopecia is found among people who take Xeloda, 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 27,913 people who have side effects while taking Xeloda from FDA. Among them, 331 have Alopecia. Find out below who they are, when they have Alopecia and more.
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Xeloda has active ingredients of capecitabine. It is often used in breast cancer metastatic. (latest outcomes from Xeloda 28,220 users)
Alopecia (absence of hair from areas of the body) has been reported by people with multiple sclerosis, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, hepatitis c, depression (latest reports from 79,186 Alopecia patients).
On Dec, 24, 2016
27,913 people reported to have side effects when taking Xeloda.
Among them, 331 people (1.19%) have Alopecia
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Xeloda when people have Alopecia *:
- < 1 month: 34.62 %
- 1 - 6 months: 32.05 %
- 6 - 12 months: 10.26 %
- 1 - 2 years: 20.51 %
- 2 - 5 years: 2.56 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Alopecia when taking Xeloda *:
- female: 88.18 %
- male: 11.82 %
Age of people who have Alopecia when taking Xeloda *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.77 %
- 20-29: 0.77 %
- 30-39: 7.31 %
- 40-49: 21.92 %
- 50-59: 36.54 %
- 60+: 32.69 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Breast Cancer (129 people, 38.97%)
- Metastases To Bone (67 people, 20.24%)
- Breast Cancer Metastatic (57 people, 17.22%)
- Pain (24 people, 7.25%)
- Depression (22 people, 6.65%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Zometa (162 people, 48.94%)
- Aredia (132 people, 39.88%)
- Taxotere (128 people, 38.67%)
- Avastin (83 people, 25.08%)
- Faslodex (74 people, 22.36%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Pain (141 people, 42.60%)
- Fatigue (141 people, 42.60%)
- Diarrhea (132 people, 39.88%)
- Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (122 people, 36.86%)
- Stress And Anxiety (119 people, 35.95%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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