Review: could Xeloda cause Diabetes mellitus?
We study 18,057 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 (latest outcomes from 18,169 users) has active ingredients of capecitabine. It is often used in colon cancer.
Diabetes mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin) (latest reports from 388,001 patients) has been reported by people with depression, bipolar disorder, high blood pressure, schizophrenia, stress and anxiety.
On Aug, 22, 2014: 18,056 people reported to have side effects when taking Xeloda. Among them, 65 people (0.36%) have Diabetes Mellitus. They amount to 0.02% of all the 388,719 people who have Diabetes Mellitus on eHealthMe.
Time on Xeloda when people have Diabetes mellitus * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Diabetes mellitus||44.44%||44.44%||11.11%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Diabetes mellitus when taking Xeloda * :
|Diabetes mellitus||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||6.90%||43.10%||13.79%||36.21% |
Severity of Diabetes mellitus when taking Xeloda ** :
|least||moderate||severe||most severe |
|Diabetes mellitus||0.00%||100.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
How people recovered from Diabetes mellitus ** :
|while on the drug||after off the drug||not yet |
|Diabetes mellitus||0.00%||0.00%||100.00% |
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Breast cancer (11 people, 16.92%)
- Metastases to bone (11 people, 16.92%)
- Bone neoplasm malignant (10 people, 15.38%)
- Smoking cessation therapy (10 people, 15.38%)
- Anxiety (8 people, 12.31%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (34 people, 52.31%)
- Peridex (23 people, 35.38%)
- Dexamethasone (21 people, 32.31%)
- Taxotere (20 people, 30.77%)
- Avastin (19 people, 29.23%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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Comments from related studies:
From this study (2 weeks ago):
79 years old female started with 4 500mg pills 2x a day -- because of side effects cut back to 3 500 mg pills 2x a day
From this study (2 months ago):
taking capecitabine oral tab for past 5months for ca colon...now having purulant otorhoea
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