Large intestine perforation is found among people who take Xeloda, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Avastin, and have Rectal cancer . We study 23,290 people who have side effects while taking Xeloda from FDA and social media. Among them, 60 have Large intestine perforation. Find out below who they are, when they have Large intestine perforation and more.
On eHealthMe you can find out what patients like me (same gender, age) reported their drugs and conditions on FDA and social media since 1977. Our tools are free and anonymous. 86 million people have used us. 300+ peer-reviewed medical journals have referenced our original studies. Start now >>>
Xeloda has active ingredients of capecitabine. It is often used in breast cancer. (latest outcomes from Xeloda 27,571 users)
Large intestine perforation (hole in large intestine) has been reported by people with itching, xerosis (latest reports from 3,976 Large intestine perforation patients).
On Aug, 25, 2016
23,290 people reported to have side effects when taking Xeloda.
Among them, 60 people (0.26%) have Large Intestine Perforation
* 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.
Hi My father 72 years old has been taking Xeloda for the past 3 weeks and we have suddenly seen that his mental condition has degenerated. He is showing dementia like symptoms. Has anybody seen or experienced something similar. Do the symptoms go away if we stop the medication
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.