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Review: could Xeloda cause Diabetes mellitus (Diabetes)?





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 Breast cancer.

We study 18,060 people who have side effects while taking Xeloda from FDA and social media. Among them, 65 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 colon cancer. (latest outcomes from Xeloda 18,174 users)

Diabetes mellitus

Diabetes mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin) has been reported by people with depression, bipolar disorder, high blood pressure, schizophrenia, stress and anxiety.(latest reports from Diabetes mellitus 137,876 patients)

On Nov, 26, 2014: 18,060 people reported to have side effects when taking Xeloda. Among them, 65 people (0.36%) have Diabetes Mellitus.

Trend of Diabetes mellitus in Xeloda reports

Time on Xeloda when people have Diabetes mellitus * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Diabetes mellitus44.44%44.44%11.11%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Diabetes mellitus0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%6.90%43.10%13.79%36.21%

Severity of Diabetes mellitus when taking Xeloda ** :

leastmoderateseveremost severe
Diabetes mellitus0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%

How people recovered from Diabetes mellitus ** :

while on the drugafter off the drugnot yet
Diabetes mellitus0.00%0.00%100.00%

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Breast cancer (11 people, 16.92%)
  2. Metastases to bone (11 people, 16.92%)
  3. Bone neoplasm malignant (10 people, 15.38%)
  4. Smoking cessation therapy (10 people, 15.38%)
  5. Anxiety (8 people, 12.31%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (34 people, 52.31%)
  2. Peridex (23 people, 35.38%)
  3. Dexamethasone (21 people, 32.31%)
  4. Taxotere (20 people, 30.77%)
  5. Avastin (19 people, 29.23%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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