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Review: could Xeloda cause Diabetes mellitus?

Summary: Diabetes mellitus could be caused by Xeloda, especially for people who are female, 40-49 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Zometa, and have Breast cancer.

We study 18,051 people who have side effects while taking Xeloda from FDA and social media. Among them, 54 have Diabetes mellitus. Find out below who they are, when they have Diabetes mellitus and more.

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Xeloda

Xeloda (latest outcomes from 18,163 users) has active ingredients of capecitabine. It is often used in colon cancer.

Diabetes mellitus

Diabetes mellitus (diabetes, caused by a deficiency of the pancreatic hormone insulin) (latest reports from 383,267 patients) has been reported by people with depression, bipolar disorder, high blood pressure, schizophrenia, stress and anxiety.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 18,033 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 381,540 people who have Diabetes Mellitus on eHealthMe.

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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  • After two hours from taking Xeloda in the morning my glucose levels are extrememly high. In morning before Xedoda they were in the 100's

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  • was on victoza, ended up causing pancreatitis, doctor doesnt think it was caused by victoza, wants to send me to ge doctor

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  • What are the chances of developing diabetes and liver disease?

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