Taxotere and Atrial fibrillation - from FDA reports


Summary

Atrial fibrillation is found among people who take Taxotere, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zometa, and have Breast cancer . We study 22,418 people who have side effects while taking Taxotere from FDA. Among them, 382 have Atrial fibrillation. Find out below who they are, when they have Atrial fibrillation and more.

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Taxotere

Taxotere has active ingredients of docetaxel. It is often used in breast cancer. (latest outcomes from Taxotere 22,602 users)

Atrial Fibrillation

Atrial fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart) has been reported by people with atrial fibrillation/flutter, high blood pressure, diabetes, multiple myeloma (latest reports from 157,501 Atrial fibrillation patients).

On Feb, 08, 2017

22,418 people reported to have side effects when taking Taxotere.
Among them, 382 people (1.7%) have Atrial Fibrillation


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Taxotere cause Atrial fibrillation?

Time on Taxotere when people have Atrial Fibrillation *:

  • < 1 month: 75.44 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 17.54 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 1.75 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 5.26 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Atrial Fibrillation when taking Taxotere *:

  • female: 44.15 %
  • male: 55.85 %

Age of people who have Atrial Fibrillation when taking Taxotere *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.63 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.94 %
  • 40-49: 4.4 %
  • 50-59: 11.64 %
  • 60+: 82.39 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Breast Cancer (31 people, 8.12%)
  • Prostate Cancer (29 people, 7.59%)
  • Lung Cancer - Non-Small Cell (23 people, 6.02%)
  • Lung Neoplasm Malignant (15 people, 3.93%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (13 people, 3.40%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (100 people, 26.18%)
  • Aredia (61 people, 15.97%)
  • Coumadin (58 people, 15.18%)
  • Zofran (54 people, 14.14%)
  • Xeloda (53 people, 13.87%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Dehydration (105 people, 27.49%)
  • Pain (95 people, 24.87%)
  • Weakness (93 people, 24.35%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (92 people, 24.08%)
  • Anaemia (88 people, 23.04%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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