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Review: could Xeloda cause Hardening of the arteries (Atherosclerosis)?





Summary: Hardening of the arteries is found among people who take Xeloda, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Zometa, and have Metastases to bone.

We study 18,060 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

Xeloda has active ingredients of capecitabine. It is often used in colon cancer. (latest outcomes from Xeloda 18,174 users)

Hardening of the arteries

Hardening of the arteries (disorder of the arteries) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, diabetes, pain, arthritis.(latest reports from Hardening of the arteries 9,685 patients)

On Dec, 21, 2014: 18,060 people reported to have side effects when taking Xeloda. Among them, 92 people (0.51%) have Hardening Of The Arteries.

Trend of Hardening of the arteries in Xeloda reports

Time on Xeloda when people have Hardening of the arteries * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Hardening of the arteries40.00%60.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Hardening of the arteries when taking Xeloda * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Hardening of the arteries0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%9.72%44.44%45.83%

Severity of Hardening of the arteries when taking Xeloda ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Hardening of the arteries ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Metastases to bone (44 people, 47.83%)
  2. Breast cancer (24 people, 26.09%)
  3. Pain (19 people, 20.65%)
  4. Depression (15 people, 16.30%)
  5. Osteoporosis (11 people, 11.96%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (84 people, 91.30%)
  2. Aredia (80 people, 86.96%)
  3. Femara (56 people, 60.87%)
  4. Tamoxifen citrate (56 people, 60.87%)
  5. Faslodex (53 people, 57.61%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    She started neoadjuvant treatment FEC75 , every 21 days , 2nd & 3rd cycles with a reduction of 20% .

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