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Review: could Xeloda cause Swelling face?

Summary: Swelling face 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 Zometa, and have Metastases to bone.

We study 18,051 people who have side effects while taking Xeloda from FDA and social media. Among them, 131 have Swelling face. Find out below who they are, when they have Swelling face and more.

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Xeloda

Xeloda (latest outcomes from 18,163 users) has active ingredients of capecitabine. It is often used in colon cancer.

Swelling face

Swelling face (latest reports from 117,337 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, depression, pain, high blood cholesterol.

On Apr, 10, 2014: 18,033 people reported to have side effects when taking Xeloda. Among them, 131 people (0.73%) have Swelling Face. They amount to 0.11% of all the 117,011 people who have Swelling Face on eHealthMe.

Trend of Swelling face in Xeloda reports

Time on Xeloda when people have Swelling face * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Swelling face34.04%59.57%4.26%2.13%0.00%0.00%0.00%

Age of people who have Swelling face when taking Xeloda * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Swelling face0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%2.22%18.52%48.89%30.37%

Severity of Swelling face when taking Xeloda ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Swelling face ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Metastases to bone (66 people, 50.38%)
  2. Breast cancer metastatic (43 people, 32.82%)
  3. Breast cancer (37 people, 28.24%)
  4. Depression (18 people, 13.74%)
  5. Hypertension (11 people, 8.40%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (104 people, 79.39%)
  2. Aredia (60 people, 45.80%)
  3. Femara (57 people, 43.51%)
  4. Faslodex (47 people, 35.88%)
  5. Cytoxan (40 people, 30.53%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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  • After doubling my Depakote dose, my abdomen is swollen and I am so dizzy and hallucinating so badly I can barely read. My nausea and pain are so severe, very effective drugs at doses that are a significant amount to my system are barely helping. Due to the weather and thus swelling of my previous Chiai Malformation Decompression Brain Surgery site, I have significant and debilitating headache pain and other Chiari symptoms are much worse than usual.

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  • From this study (1 week 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):

  • Fever and redness on that side of face with streaks worsened swelling while on antibiotics. Body temperature below normal

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