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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 (latest outcomes from 18,174 users) has active ingredients of capecitabine. It is often used in colon cancer.
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.
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.
Time on Xeloda when people have Interstitial lung disease * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Interstitial lung disease||37.27%||41.82%||16.36%||2.73%||1.82%||0.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Interstitial lung disease when taking Xeloda * :
|Interstitial lung disease||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||3.70%||1.06%||7.94%||28.04%||59.26% |
Severity of Interstitial lung disease when taking Xeloda ** :
How people recovered from Interstitial lung disease ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Breast cancer (73 people, 39.25%)
- Breast cancer metastatic (37 people, 19.89%)
- Hypertension (22 people, 11.83%)
- Rectal cancer metastatic (19 people, 10.22%)
- Prophylaxis (18 people, 9.68%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Tykerb (58 people, 31.18%)
- Herceptin (45 people, 24.19%)
- Oxaliplatin (45 people, 24.19%)
- Zometa (40 people, 21.51%)
- Oxycontin (36 people, 19.35%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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