Review: could Xeloda cause Diabetes Mellitus?


Summary

Diabetes mellitus is found among people who take Xeloda, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Zometa, and have Metastases to bone . We study 23,290 people who have side effects while taking Xeloda from FDA and social media. Among them, 75 have Diabetes mellitus. Find out below who they are, when they have Diabetes mellitus and more.

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Xeloda

Xeloda has active ingredients of capecitabine. It is often used in breast cancer. (latest outcomes from Xeloda 23,452 users)

Diabetes Mellitus

Diabetes mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin) has been reported by people with breathing difficulty, death, cardiac failure congestive, diarrhea, stroke (latest reports from 150,532 Diabetes mellitus patients).

On Aug, 28, 2016

23,290 people reported to have side effects when taking Xeloda.
Among them, 75 people (0.32%) have Diabetes Mellitus


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Xeloda cause Diabetes mellitus?

Time on Xeloda when people have Diabetes Mellitus *:

  • < 1 month: 23.08 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 53.85 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 23.08 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Diabetes Mellitus when taking Xeloda *:

  • female: 73.61 %
  • male: 26.39 %

Age of people who have Diabetes Mellitus when taking Xeloda *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 6.78 %
  • 40-49: 40.68 %
  • 50-59: 22.03 %
  • 60+: 30.51 %

Severity if Diabetes Mellitus when taking Xeloda **:

  • least: 0.0 %
  • moderate: 100 %
  • severe: 0.0 %
  • most severe: 0.0 %

How people recovered from Diabetes Mellitus **:

  • while on drug: 0.0 %
  • after off the drug: 0.0 %
  • not yet: 100 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Metastases To Bone (16 people)
  • Breast Cancer (13 people)
  • Smoking Cessation Therapy (11 people)
  • Bone Neoplasm Malignant (10 people)
  • Anxiety (8 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (42 people)
  • Peridex (26 people)
  • Taxotere (24 people)
  • Faslodex (24 people)
  • Avastin (24 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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