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Review: could Xeloda cause Swelling face?

We study 18,058 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 18,173 users) has active ingredients of capecitabine. It is often used in colon cancer.

Swelling face

Swelling face (latest reports from 118,593 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, depression, pain, osteoporosis.

On Sep, 14, 2014: 18,058 people reported to have side effects when taking Xeloda. Among them, 131 people (0.73%) have Swelling Face.

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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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (5 days ago):

  • Have been on Xeloda 5days. 2000mg bid and past few days intermittent chest and arm pain. I had check up at hospital, including a stress test which was all normal. Pain fells like muscle tightness and comes on after exertion.

    Reply

  • From this study (2 months ago):

  • 79 years old female started with 4 500mg pills 2x a day -- because of side effects cut back to 3 500 mg pills 2x a day

    Reply

  • From this study (2 months ago):

  • Swollen airways led to doctors placing her on a breathing machine and life support.

    Reply

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