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Review: could Xeloda cause Neuropathy?

Summary: Neuropathy could be caused by Xeloda, especially for people who are female, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take Neurontin, and have Nausea.

We study 18,033 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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On Apr, 16, 2014: 18,033 people reported to have side effects when taking Xeloda. Among them, 13 people (0.07%) have Neuropathy. They amount to 0.05% of all the 25,201 people who have Neuropathy on eHealthMe.

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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  • From this study (5 days ago):

  • After two hours from taking Xeloda in the morning my glucose levels are extrememly high. In morning before Xedoda they were in the 100's

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  • From this study (2 weeks ago):

  • neuropathy started about 6 months ago and is progressively getting worse. have become very unsteady and hqave little feeling in my feet and legs. Hands have become tingly and losing feeling in them, also.

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