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 18,062 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 has active ingredients of capecitabine. It is often used in colon cancer. (latest outcomes from 18,176 Xeloda users)
Neuropathy (damage to nerves) has been reported by people with multiple myeloma, high blood cholesterol, diabetes, high blood pressure, pain. (latest reports from 5,880 Neuropathy patients)
On Mar, 27, 2015: 18,062 people reported to have side effects when taking Xeloda. Among them, 13 people (0.07%) 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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Drugs in real world that are associated with:
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- A study of side effects of Pristiq for a 54-year old woman with Menopause Hot Flashes. The patient has Neuropathy (damage to nerves)
- A study of drug interactions between Tamiflu, Albuterol Sulfate And Ipratropium Bromide, Nitrostat, Ondansetron, Oxycodone, Actemra, Nasonex, Spiriva, Victoza, Arava, Diovan Hct, Lipitor, Ranexa, Lantus Solostar, Wellbutrin Xl, Tricor, Carvedilol, Plavix, Xarelto for a 71-year old woman with Influenza B, Copd, Angina, Nausea And Vomiting, Pain, Rheumatoid Arthritis, Rhinitis, Diabetes Mellitus Inadequate Control, Hypertension, Hyperlipidemia, Diabetes Mellitus, Stop Smoking, Blood Clots. The patient has Shortness Of Breath, Neuropathy, Tinnitus, Loss Of Coordination, Lack Of Strength, Muscle Weakness, Weakness, Exhaustion, Fatigue, Lethargy, Tiredness, Weariness, Weight Loss, Appetite - Decreased, Diarrhea, Nausea And Vomiting
- A study of drug interactions between Levaquin, Floxin for a 58-year old man with Pneumonia. The patient has Gait Disturbance, Fatigue, Not Breathing, Cataract, Peripheral Neuropathy, Bedridden, Pain, Chronic Inflammatory Demyelinating Polyneuropathy
- A study of drug interactions between Losartan, Propylthiouracil for a 69-year old man with High Blood Pressure, Graves Disease. The patient has Vertigo, No Endurance, Shortness Of Breath, Myalgia, Peripheral Neuropathy
- A study of side effects of Xeloda for a 62-year old woman with Breast Cancer Metastatic. The patient has Dysphagia (condition in which swallowing is difficult or painful)
Recent Xeloda related drug comparison:
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