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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 18,060 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 (latest outcomes from 18,174 users) has active ingredients of capecitabine. It is often used in colon cancer.

Trend of xeloda reports

Interstitial lung disease

Interstitial lung disease (latest reports from 20,635 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, high blood pressure, lung cancer - non-small cell, osteoporosis, prostate cancer.

Trend of Interstitial lung disease reports

On Nov, 1, 2014: 18,060 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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  • Trouble breathing on xeloda
    (Asked by a 72 year old man who has Breathing Difficulty, and takes Xeloda)
    Been on 3000 mil of xeloda for 5 treatments. Last one at start of 7 days off breathing just got more difficult to walk from room to room

  • My father take xeloda and have muscle pain which drug he can take ?
    (Asked by a 70 year old man who has Pain, and takes Xeloda )
    My father have secum adenocarcinoma and remove them with surgery now he take xeloda 500 2pill morning and 2 pill night but he had muscle pain.

  • How long before hair loss after starting on xeloda
    (Asked by a 75 year old woman who has Colon Cancer Stage Ii, and takes Xeloda)
    first time using this drug,was concerned about hair loss. Approximate time you should expect possible hair loss

  • Finding more tumore after 4 cycles of xeloda
    (Asked by a 43 year old woman who takes Xeloda)
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  • Is there a remedy for uti caused by side effect to xeloda
    (Asked by a 67 year old woman who has UTI, and takes Xeloda)
    My GP thinks that my symptoms of UTI may be as a result of taking Xeloda. Is there a remedy to cure it other than antibiotics

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