Taxol and Flushing - from FDA reports


Summary

Flushing is found among people who take Taxol, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Benadryl, and have Ovarian cancer. This review analyzes which people have Flushing with Taxol. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 25,935 people who have side effects when taking Taxol from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Nov, 24, 2017

25,935 people reported to have side effects when taking Taxol.
Among them, 489 people (1.89%) have Flushing


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Taxol cause Flushing?

Time on Taxol when people have Flushing *:

  • < 1 month: 91.67 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 7.29 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 1.04 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Flushing when taking Taxol *:

  • female: 74.84 %
  • male: 25.16 %

Age of people who have Flushing when taking Taxol *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.29 %
  • 20-29: 1.16 %
  • 30-39: 5.8 %
  • 40-49: 14.49 %
  • 50-59: 31.01 %
  • 60+: 47.25 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Ovarian Cancer (25 people, 5.11%)
  • Lung Neoplasm Malignant (22 people, 4.50%)
  • Lung Cancer - Non-Small Cell (13 people, 2.66%)
  • Breast Cancer Metastatic (10 people, 2.04%)
  • High Blood Cholesterol (7 people, 1.43%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Benadryl (113 people, 23.11%)
  • Decadron (108 people, 22.09%)
  • Carboplatin (100 people, 20.45%)
  • Dexamethasone (54 people, 11.04%)
  • Tagamet (52 people, 10.63%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Chest Pain (112 people, 22.90%)
  • Breathing Difficulty (97 people, 19.84%)
  • Nausea (93 people, 19.02%)
  • Hypotension (72 people, 14.72%)
  • Back Pain (71 people, 14.52%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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