Review: could Xeloda cause Hardening Of The Arteries?


Summary

Hardening of the arteries is found among people who take Xeloda, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Zometa, and have Metastases to bone . We study 27,336 people who have side effects while taking Xeloda from FDA and social media. Among them, 113 have Hardening of the arteries. Find out below who they are, when they have Hardening of the arteries and more.

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Xeloda

Xeloda has active ingredients of capecitabine. It is often used in breast cancer. (latest outcomes from Xeloda 27,571 users)

Hardening Of The Arteries

Hardening of the arteries has been reported by people with muscle aches, rashes, itching, fatigue, weakness (latest reports from 11,896 Hardening of the arteries patients).

On Sep, 18, 2016

27,336 people reported to have side effects when taking Xeloda.
Among them, 113 people (0.41%) have Hardening Of The Arteries


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Xeloda cause Hardening of the arteries?

Time on Xeloda when people have Hardening Of The Arteries *:

  • < 1 month: 33.33 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 50.0 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 16.67 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Hardening Of The Arteries when taking Xeloda *:

  • female: 90.09 %
  • male: 9.91 %

Age of people who have Hardening Of The Arteries when taking Xeloda *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 2.3 %
  • 20-29: 2.3 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 9.2 %
  • 50-59: 44.83 %
  • 60+: 41.38 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Metastases To Bone (51 people, 45.13%)
  • Breast Cancer (27 people, 23.89%)
  • Pain (22 people, 19.47%)
  • Breast Cancer Metastatic (21 people, 18.58%)
  • Depression (18 people, 15.93%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (105 people, 92.92%)
  • Aredia (93 people, 82.30%)
  • Femara (64 people, 56.64%)
  • Faslodex (64 people, 56.64%)
  • Tamoxifen Citrate (56 people, 49.56%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (98 people, 86.73%)
  • Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (95 people, 84.07%)
  • Anxiety (91 people, 80.53%)
  • Anaemia (73 people, 64.60%)
  • Spinal Osteoarthritis (72 people, 63.72%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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