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Review: could Xeloda cause Interstitial lung disease?

Summary: Interstitial lung disease 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 Tykerb, and have Breast cancer.

We study 18,062 people who have side effects while taking Xeloda from FDA and social media. Among them, 186 have Interstitial lung disease. Find out below who they are, when they have Interstitial lung disease and more.

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Xeloda

Xeloda has active ingredients of capecitabine. It is often used in colon cancer. (latest outcomes from 18,176 Xeloda users)

Interstitial lung disease

Interstitial lung disease has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, lung cancer - non-small cell, osteoporosis, prostate cancer. (latest reports from 20,667 Interstitial lung disease patients)

On Mar, 9, 2015: 18,062 people reported to have side effects when taking Xeloda. Among them, 186 people (1.03%) have Interstitial Lung Disease.

Trend of Interstitial lung disease in Xeloda reports

Time on Xeloda when people have Interstitial lung disease * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Interstitial lung disease37.27%41.82%16.36%2.73%1.82%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Interstitial lung disease when taking Xeloda * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Interstitial lung disease0.00%0.00%0.00%3.70%1.06%7.94%28.04%59.26%

Severity of Interstitial lung disease when taking Xeloda ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Interstitial lung disease ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Breast cancer (73 people, 39.25%)
  2. Breast cancer metastatic (37 people, 19.89%)
  3. Hypertension (22 people, 11.83%)
  4. Rectal cancer metastatic (19 people, 10.22%)
  5. Prophylaxis (18 people, 9.68%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Tykerb (58 people, 31.18%)
  2. Herceptin (45 people, 24.19%)
  3. Oxaliplatin (45 people, 24.19%)
  4. Zometa (40 people, 21.51%)
  5. Oxycontin (36 people, 19.35%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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