Review: could Xeloda cause Large intestine perforation?
Summary: Large intestine perforation could be caused by Xeloda, especially for people who are male, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take Avastin, and have Rectal cancer.
We study 18,051 people who have side effects while taking Xeloda from FDA and social media. Among them, 54 have Large intestine perforation. Find out below who they are, when they have Large intestine perforation and more.
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Xeloda (latest outcomes from 18,163 users) has active ingredients of capecitabine. It is often used in colon cancer.
Large intestine perforation
Large intestine perforation (hole in large intestine) (latest reports from 13,889 patients) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, crohn's disease, high blood pressure, multiple sclerosis, hyperphosphataemia.
On Apr, 11, 2014: 18,033 people reported to have side effects when taking Xeloda. Among them, 54 people (0.30%) have Large Intestine Perforation. They amount to 0.39% of all the 13,858 people who have Large Intestine Perforation on eHealthMe.
Time on Xeloda when people have Large intestine perforation * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Large intestine perforation||60.00%||37.14%||2.86%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Large intestine perforation when taking Xeloda * :
|Large intestine perforation||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||23.08%||38.46%||38.46% |
Severity of Large intestine perforation when taking Xeloda ** :
How people recovered from Large intestine perforation ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Rectal cancer (16 people, 29.63%)
- Neoplasm malignant (5 people, 9.26%)
- Rectal cancer metastatic (4 people, 7.41%)
- Nausea (4 people, 7.41%)
- Colon cancer metastatic (4 people, 7.41%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Avastin (26 people, 48.15%)
- Oxaliplatin (16 people, 29.63%)
- Elplat (8 people, 14.81%)
- Zocor (6 people, 11.11%)
- Loxonin (6 people, 11.11%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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