Review: could Xeloda cause 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 27,336 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 has active ingredients of capecitabine. It is often used in breast cancer. (latest outcomes from Xeloda 27,571 users)

Neuropathy

Neuropathy (damage to nerves) has been reported by people with pain, drug ineffective, weakness, drowsiness, insomnia (latest reports from 5,481 Neuropathy patients).

On Sep, 19, 2016

27,336 people reported to have side effects when taking Xeloda.
Among them, 13 people (0.05%) have Neuropathy


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Xeloda cause Neuropathy?

Time on Xeloda when people have Neuropathy *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 100 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Neuropathy when taking Xeloda *:

  • female: 53.85 %
  • male: 46.15 %

Age of people who have Neuropathy when taking Xeloda *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 11.11 %
  • 50-59: 55.56 %
  • 60+: 33.33 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Nausea (4 people, 30.77%)
  • Rhabdomyolysis (2 people, 15.38%)
  • Prostate Cancer Metastatic (2 people, 15.38%)
  • Depression (2 people, 15.38%)
  • Colorectal Cancer (2 people, 15.38%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Neurontin (4 people, 30.77%)
  • Dexamethasone (3 people, 23.08%)
  • Prednisone (2 people, 15.38%)
  • Latanoprost (2 people, 15.38%)
  • Glipizide (2 people, 15.38%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Weight Decreased (2 people, 15.38%)
  • Rhabdomyolysis (2 people, 15.38%)
  • Performance Status Decreased (2 people, 15.38%)
  • Osteonecrosis (2 people, 15.38%)
  • Eye Disorder (2 people, 15.38%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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