Xeloda and Rectal discharge - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


Rectal discharge is found among people who take Xeloda, especially for people who are male, 50-59 old, have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Xeloda and have Rectal discharge. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 44,763 people who have side effects when taking Xeloda from the FDA, and is updated regularly. You can use the study as a second opinion to make health care decisions.

Phase IV trials are used to detect adverse drug outcomes and monitor drug effectiveness in the real world. With medical big data and AI algorithms, eHealthMe is running millions of phase IV trials and makes the results available to the public. Our original studies have been referenced on 600+ medical publications including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature.

On Nov, 11, 2022

44,763 people reported to have side effects when taking Xeloda.
Among them, 9 people (0.02%) have Rectal discharge.

What is Xeloda?

Xeloda has active ingredients of capecitabine. It is often used in colon cancer. eHealthMe is studying from 45,114 Xeloda users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Rectal discharge?

Rectal discharge (discharge from rectum) is found to be associated with 586 drugs and 299 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Xeloda and Rectal discharge reports submitted per year:

Could Xeloda cause Rectal discharge?

Time on Xeloda when people have Rectal discharge *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 100 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Rectal discharge when taking Xeloda *:

  • female: 22.22 %
  • male: 77.78 %

Age of people who have Rectal discharge when taking Xeloda *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 100 %
  • 60+: 0.0 %

Common drugs people take besides Xeloda *:

  1. Zofran: 3 people, 33.33%
  2. Magnesium Carbonate: 2 people, 22.22%
  3. Avastin: 2 people, 22.22%
  4. Fish Oil: 2 people, 22.22%
  5. Fluoxetine: 2 people, 22.22%
  6. Lipitor: 2 people, 22.22%
  7. Plavix: 2 people, 22.22%
  8. Salmon Oil: 2 people, 22.22%
  9. Vitamin D3: 2 people, 22.22%
  10. Ambien: 2 people, 22.22%

Common side effects people have besides Rectal discharge *:

  1. Weakness: 5 people, 55.56%
  2. Proctalgia (pain in the rectum): 5 people, 55.56%
  3. Disease Progression: 4 people, 44.44%
  4. Nausea And Vomiting: 3 people, 33.33%
  5. Diarrhea: 3 people, 33.33%
  6. Abdominal Pain Lower: 3 people, 33.33%
  7. Palmar-Plantar Erythrodysaesthesia Syndrome (hand-foot syndrome): 3 people, 33.33%
  8. Constipation: 3 people, 33.33%
  9. Intestinal Obstruction: 2 people, 22.22%
  10. Dysplasia (enlargement of an organ or tissue): 2 people, 22.22%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. Colorectal Cancer Metastatic (cancer of colon and rectal spreads to other parts): 2 people, 22.22%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Xeloda and have Rectal discharge?

Check whether Rectal discharge is associated with a drug or a condition

How to use the study?

You can discuss the study with your doctor, to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

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How the study uses the data?

The study uses data from the FDA. It 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. Dosage of drugs is not considered in the study.

Who is eHealthMe?

With medical big data and proven AI algorithms, eHealthMe provides a platform for everyone to run phase IV clinical trials. We study millions of patients and 5,000 more each day. Results of our real-world drug study have been referenced on 600+ medical publications, including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature. Our analysis results are available to researchers, health care professionals, patients (testimonials), and software developers (open API).


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