Review: could Xeloda cause Hardening of the arteries (Atherosclerosis)?
We study 18,058 people who have side effects while taking Xeloda from FDA and social media. Among them, 92 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 (latest outcomes from 18,170 users) has active ingredients of capecitabine. It is often used in colon cancer.
Hardening of the arteries
Hardening of the arteries (disorder of the arteries) (latest reports from 78,536 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, diabetes, pain, arthritis.
On Aug, 21, 2014: 18,056 people reported to have side effects when taking Xeloda. Among them, 92 people (0.51%) have Hardening Of The Arteries. They amount to 0.12% of all the 78,508 people who have Hardening Of The Arteries on eHealthMe.
Time on Xeloda when people have Hardening of the arteries * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Hardening of the arteries||40.00%||60.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Hardening of the arteries when taking Xeloda * :
|Hardening of the arteries||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||9.72%||44.44%||45.83% |
Severity of Hardening of the arteries when taking Xeloda ** :
How people recovered from Hardening of the arteries ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Metastases to bone (44 people, 47.83%)
- Breast cancer (24 people, 26.09%)
- Pain (19 people, 20.65%)
- Depression (15 people, 16.30%)
- Osteoporosis (11 people, 11.96%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (84 people, 91.30%)
- Aredia (80 people, 86.96%)
- Femara (56 people, 60.87%)
- Tamoxifen citrate (56 people, 60.87%)
- Faslodex (53 people, 57.61%)
* 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 (1 week ago):
Have been on Xeloda 5days. 2000mg bid and past few days intermittent chest and arm pain. I had check up at hospital, including a stress test which was all normal. Pain fells like muscle tightness and comes on after exertion.
From this study (2 months 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
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Hardening Of The Arteries is also known as: Arteriosclerosis, Atherosclerosis, Plaque buildup - arteries.
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