Review: could Xeloda cause Swelling face?
We study 18,056 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 (latest outcomes from 18,167 users) has active ingredients of capecitabine. It is often used in colon cancer.
Swelling face (latest reports from 118,355 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, depression, pain, osteoporosis.
On Jul, 13, 2014: 18,055 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 118,284 people who have Swelling Face on eHealthMe.
Time on Xeloda when people have Swelling face * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Swelling face||34.04%||59.57%||4.26%||2.13%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Age of people who have Swelling face when taking Xeloda * :
|Swelling face||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||2.22%||18.52%||48.89%||30.37% |
Severity of Swelling face when taking Xeloda ** :
How people recovered from Swelling face ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Metastases to bone (66 people, 50.38%)
- Breast cancer metastatic (43 people, 32.82%)
- Breast cancer (37 people, 28.24%)
- Depression (18 people, 13.74%)
- Hypertension (11 people, 8.40%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Zometa (104 people, 79.39%)
- Aredia (60 people, 45.80%)
- Femara (57 people, 43.51%)
- Faslodex (47 people, 35.88%)
- Cytoxan (40 people, 30.53%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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I keep having an allergic reaction while ONLY in my apartment. I've had these symptoms with (worsening over time) since moving in. I would like to know if I have a possible mold allergy because my place is very old and has no ventilation.
My symptoms such as the swelling, edema, throat tightness, and trouble breathing all go away within forty minutes of leaving my apartment and return within thirty minutes of being home. I also have greater mental clarity while away from home. I would like to pinpoint what is making me react. I own two cats, but I have never reacted to them before.
My symptoms with the swelling also worsen upon eating soy sauce, cheese, or when I add salt, which has never been an issue until the recent weeks, about the time my throat started mildly closing. Soy sauce made my ankles triple in size for three days, as well as my calves and feet. I couldn't bend my toes or fit my shoes and I had difficulty breathing and strange tingling in my calves and ankles. I have never even mildly swollen from any foods in my life.
I have only tried Zyrtec and Claritin. Zyrtec keeps away all the swelling, but Claritin doesn't. Claritin did help me with my dog allergy, but it is not with whatever is going on in my apartment.
kathym on Jun, 23, 2014:
Probably either toxic mold or pesticides you should move. Wish it was better news. I've had MCS for 17 yrs and if you don't do something about your situation you may have permanent damage to your immune system.
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