Will you have Musculoskeletal pain with Xeloda - from FDA reports

Summary

Musculoskeletal pain is found among people who take Xeloda, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zometa, and have Metastases to bone. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 35,216 people who have side effects when taking Xeloda from FDA, and is updated regularly.



What's eHealthMe?

eHealthMe is a health data analysis company based in Mountain View, California. eHealthMe monitors and analyzes the outcomes of drugs and supplements that are currently on the market. The results are readily available to health care professionals and consumers.

eHealthMe has released original studies on market drugs and worked with leading universities and institutions such as IBM, London Health Science Centre, Mayo Clinic, Northwestern University and VA. eHealthMe studies have now been referenced in over 500 peer-reviewed medical publications.

How we gather our data?

Healthcare data is obtained from a number of sources including the Food and Drug Administration (FDA). This information is aggregated and used to produce personalized reports that patients can reference.

The information that eHealthMe collects includes:

  • Side effects (including severity and how people recover from them)
  • Associated conditions or symptoms
  • Drug effectiveness
  • Demographic data regarding drug use

How the study uses the data?

The study is based on capecitabine (the active ingredients of Xeloda) and Xeloda (the brand name). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered. Synonyms of Musculoskeletal pain are also considered in the study.

What is Xeloda?

Xeloda has active ingredients of capecitabine. It is often used in breast cancer metastatic. (latest outcomes from Xeloda 35,541 users)

What is Musculoskeletal pain?

Musculoskeletal pain (pain affects the bones, muscles, ligaments, tendons, and nerves) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, high blood cholesterol, pain (latest reports from 53,140 Musculoskeletal pain patients).

How to use the study?

Patients can bring a copy of the report to their healthcare provider to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood. It is recommended that patients use the information presented as a part of a broader decision-making process.


On Feb, 18, 2019

35,216 people reported to have side effects when taking Xeloda.
Among them, 303 people (0.86%) have Musculoskeletal pain


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Xeloda cause Musculoskeletal pain?

Time on Xeloda when people have Musculoskeletal pain *:

  • < 1 month: 51.61 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 32.26 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 12.9 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 3.23 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Musculoskeletal pain when taking Xeloda *:

  • female: 86.58 %
  • male: 13.42 %

Age of people who have Musculoskeletal pain when taking Xeloda *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.88 %
  • 20-29: 4.42 %
  • 30-39: 9.73 %
  • 40-49: 26.11 %
  • 50-59: 27.43 %
  • 60+: 31.42 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Metastases To Bone (cancer spreads to bone): 48 people, 15.84%
  2. Pain: 25 people, 8.25%
  3. High Blood Pressure: 19 people, 6.27%
  4. Preventive Health Care: 16 people, 5.28%
  5. Stress And Anxiety: 12 people, 3.96%
  6. Breast Cancer Female: 11 people, 3.63%
  7. Fungal Infection: 11 people, 3.63%
  8. Anaemia (lack of blood): 10 people, 3.30%
  9. Hypercalcaemia (elevated calcium (ca+) level in the blood): 10 people, 3.30%
  10. Fever: 10 people, 3.30%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Zometa: 210 people, 69.31%
  2. Aredia: 127 people, 41.91%
  3. Taxotere: 123 people, 40.59%
  4. Faslodex: 103 people, 33.99%
  5. Coumadin: 102 people, 33.66%
  6. Cytoxan: 92 people, 30.36%
  7. Arimidex: 92 people, 30.36%
  8. Avastin: 90 people, 29.70%
  9. Decadron: 83 people, 27.39%
  10. Zofran: 81 people, 26.73%

Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Pain: 205 people, 67.66%
  2. Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (death of bone of jaw): 169 people, 55.78%
  3. Stress And Anxiety: 163 people, 53.80%
  4. Back Pain: 148 people, 48.84%
  5. Nausea (feeling of having an urge to vomit): 145 people, 47.85%
  6. Joint Pain: 139 people, 45.87%
  7. Fatigue (feeling of tiredness): 135 people, 44.55%
  8. Anaemia (lack of blood): 126 people, 41.58%
  9. Breathing Difficulty: 121 people, 39.93%
  10. Metastases To Bone (cancer spreads to bone): 121 people, 39.93%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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