Review: Neuropathy in Xeloda
This is a review of Neuropathy (Peripheral neuropathy) by studying 16,749 people who take Xeloda. We analyze: the time on Xeloda when people have Neuropathy, age of these people, the severity of Neuropathy, how they recovered, and common conditions and drugs used besides Xeloda. The review is created by eHealthMe based on reports from FDA and social media, and is updated regularly.
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Xeloda (latest outcomes) has active ingredients of capecitabine. It is often used in colon cancer, breast cancer metastatic. Commonly reported side effects of Xeloda include diarrhea, nausea, palmar-plantar erythrodysaesthesia syndrome, nausea and vomiting, pain.
Neuropathy (damage to nerves) has been reported by people with multiple myeloma, high blood cholesterol, diabetes, high blood pressure, peripheral neuropathy.
On Dec, 3, 2013: 16,749 people reported to have side effects when taking Xeloda. Among them, 13 people (0.08%) have Neuropathy.
Time on Xeloda when people have Neuropathy * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
Age of people who have Neuropathy when taking Xeloda * :
Severity of Neuropathy when taking Xeloda ** :
How people recovered from Neuropathy ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Nausea (4 people, 30.77%)
- Prostate cancer metastatic (2 people, 15.38%)
- Colorectal cancer (2 people, 15.38%)
- Diarrhoea (2 people, 15.38%)
- Glaucoma (2 people, 15.38%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Neurontin (4 people, 30.77%)
- Dexamethasone (3 people, 23.08%)
- Kytril (2 people, 15.38%)
- Simvastatin (2 people, 15.38%)
- Glucotrol xl (2 people, 15.38%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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- By Bob Wanek: If metformin is the primary cause of my neuropathy, how long after i discontinue its use can i expect some relief?
(for a 59 year old man who has Neuropathy, and takes Metformin Hydrochloride)
I stopped taking my Metformin a week ago to see if it may be causing my neuropathy. How long might it take to see some results. It has not affected my blood glucose levels, whatsoever. In fact, the levels might be better now than while I was taking it.
(Number of patients like Bob Wanek: 1,940)
- By MaryKay: I have ibs, diabetes, dizziness and balance problems and sciatica. my doctor has just prescribed medrol for me for my sciatica and spinal stenosis. is this going to be ok for me?
(for a 76 year old woman who has Sciatica, Spinal Stenosis, Spondolithesis, Neuropathy, Dizziness, Diabetes Mellitus, Anxiety, Apprehension, Feeling Uptight, Jitters, Stress, Stress And Anxiety, Tension, Depression, and takes Levothyroxine Sodium, Diovan, Evista, Atenolol, Celebrex, Pravastatin Sodium, Zetia, Indapamide, Prilosec, Aspirin)
I have been suffering from IBS since July 15. I am not on anything for it now because I tried taking Bentyl and it made me SO DIZZY I couldn't take it. I went on line and found "helpforibs.com" and it has helped me a lot. Anyway, I now have some sciatica and some problems with some neuropathy and ...
(Number of patients like MaryKay: 17,866)
- By Yoav BS: Peripheral neuropathy and crohns
(for a 69 year old man who has Crohn's Disease (not Active?), Neuropathy - Peripheral, Pain - Back, Itching - Burning Eyes, and takes Methotrexate)
I have been diagnosed as having Crohn during a colonoscopy test. I do not suffer from any Crohn classic symptoms, however I'm having other symptoms of which no doctor could correlate other than a recent visit to a rheumatologist that thinks these symptoms are all related to my Crohn even though ther ...
(Number of patients like Yoav BS: 1,759)
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