eHealthMe - FDA and Social Media, Personalized eHealthMe - a cloud computing service for drugs

FDA and Social Media, Personalized

Advanced tools
Browse all drugs       All conditions, symptoms, side effects

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.

Get connected: join a mobile support group for people who take Xeloda and have Hardening of the arteries >>>

Xeloda

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.

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.

How to use the study: print a copy of the study and bring it to your health teams to ensure drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

You can also:

Get connected! Join a mobile support group:
- group for people who take Xeloda and have Hardening Of The Arteries
- group for people who take Xeloda
- group for people who have Hardening Of The Arteries

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.

    Reply

  • 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

    Reply

Post a new comment    OR    Read more comments

Can you answer these questions (what is this?):

More questions for: Xeloda, Hardening of the arteries

More reviews for: Xeloda, Hardening of the arteries

On eHealthMe, Xeloda (capecitabine) is often used for colon cancer. Find out below the conditions Xeloda is used for, how effective it is, and any alternative drugs that you can use to treat those same conditions.

What is Xeloda used for and how effective is it:

Other drugs that are used to treat the same conditions:

Could it be a symptom from a condition:

Drugs in real world that are associated with:

Could your condition cause it?

Hardening Of The Arteries is also known as: Arteriosclerosis, Atherosclerosis, Plaque buildup - arteries.

NOTE: The study is based on active ingredients and brand name. Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are NOT considered.

WARNING: Please DO NOT STOP MEDICATIONS without first consulting a physician since doing so could be hazardous to your health.

DISCLAIMER: All material available on eHealthMe.com is for informational purposes only, and is not a substitute for medical advice, diagnosis, or treatment provided by a qualified healthcare provider. All information is observation-only, and has not been supported by scientific studies or clinical trials unless otherwise stated. Different individuals may respond to medication in different ways. Every effort has been made to ensure that all information is accurate, up-to-date, and complete, but no guarantee is made to that effect. The use of the eHealthMe site and its content is at your own risk.

You may report adverse side effects to the FDA at http://www.fda.gov/medwatch/ or 1-800-FDA-1088 (1-800-332-1088).

If you use this eHealthMe study on publication, please acknowledge it with a citation: study title, URL, accessed date.

   

All drugs: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z
All conditions: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

About - Terms of service - Privacy policy - Press - Advertise - Apps - Testimonials - Contact us

 
© 2014 eHealthMe.com. All rights reserved. Use of this site constitutes acceptance of eHealthMe.com's terms of service and privacy policy.