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Review: could Xeloda cause Neuropathy (Peripheral neuropathy)?

Summary: Neuropathy is found among people who take Xeloda, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Neurontin, and have Nausea.

We study 18,060 people who have side effects while taking Xeloda from FDA and social media. Among them, 13 have Neuropathy. Find out below who they are, when they have Neuropathy 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

Neuropathy

Neuropathy (damage to nerves) (latest reports from 5,090 patients) has been reported by people with multiple myeloma, high blood cholesterol, diabetes, high blood pressure, pain.

Trend of Neuropathy reports

On Nov, 26, 2014: 18,060 people reported to have side effects when taking Xeloda. Among them, 13 people (0.07%) have Neuropathy.

Trend of Neuropathy in Xeloda reports

Time on Xeloda when people have Neuropathy * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Neuropathy0.00%100.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Neuropathy when taking Xeloda * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Neuropathy0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%11.11%55.56%33.33%

Severity of Neuropathy when taking Xeloda ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Neuropathy ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Nausea (4 people, 30.77%)
  2. Prostate cancer metastatic (2 people, 15.38%)
  3. Colorectal cancer (2 people, 15.38%)
  4. Diarrhoea (2 people, 15.38%)
  5. Glaucoma (2 people, 15.38%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Neurontin (4 people, 30.77%)
  2. Dexamethasone (3 people, 23.08%)
  3. Kytril (2 people, 15.38%)
  4. Simvastatin (2 people, 15.38%)
  5. Glucotrol xl (2 people, 15.38%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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    (Asked by a 70 year old man who has Pain, and takes Xeloda )
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    (Asked by a 62 year old woman who has Peripheral Neuropathy, Diabetes Mellitus Non Insulin-dependent, Temporal Arteritis, and takes Gabapentin, Metformin, Prednisone)
    Taking Prednisone tablets for temporal arteritis. Noticed voice getting hoarse and believe go be dysphonia side effect. Wondering if anything I can do to help alleviate.

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