Xeloda and Alopecia - from FDA reports


Summary

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 Metastases to bone. This review analyzes which people have Alopecia with Xeloda. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 28,732 people who have side effects when taking Xeloda from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Jul, 22, 2017

28,732 people reported to have side effects when taking Xeloda.
Among them, 345 people (1.2%) have Alopecia


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Xeloda cause Alopecia?

Time on Xeloda when people have Alopecia *:

  • < 1 month: 36.36 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 29.87 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 12.99 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 19.48 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 1.3 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Alopecia when taking Xeloda *:

  • female: 88.31 %
  • male: 11.69 %

Age of people who have Alopecia when taking Xeloda *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.73 %
  • 20-29: 0.73 %
  • 30-39: 7.33 %
  • 40-49: 21.61 %
  • 50-59: 35.53 %
  • 60+: 34.07 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Metastases To Bone (68 people, 19.71%)
  • Pain (25 people, 7.25%)
  • Depression (23 people, 6.67%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (20 people, 5.80%)
  • High Blood Pressure (16 people, 4.64%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (162 people, 46.96%)
  • Taxotere (132 people, 38.26%)
  • Aredia (132 people, 38.26%)
  • Avastin (89 people, 25.80%)
  • Faslodex (76 people, 22.03%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Fatigue (145 people, 42.03%)
  • Pain (142 people, 41.16%)
  • Diarrhea (140 people, 40.58%)
  • Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (122 people, 35.36%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (120 people, 34.78%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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