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Review: could Taxotere cause Atrial fibrillation (Atrial fibrillation/flutter)?

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 Prostate cancer.

We study 18,512 people who have side effects while taking Taxotere from FDA and social media. Among them, 346 have Atrial fibrillation. Find out below who they are, when they have Atrial fibrillation and more.

You are not alone: join a support group for people who take Taxotere and have Atrial fibrillation >>>

 

Taxotere

Taxotere has active ingredients of docetaxel. It is often used in breast cancer. (latest outcomes from 18,578 Taxotere users)

Atrial fibrillation

Atrial fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, multiple myeloma. (latest reports from 87,267 Atrial fibrillation patients)

On Mar, 6, 2015: 18,512 people reported to have side effects when taking Taxotere. Among them, 349 people (1.89%) have Atrial Fibrillation.

Trend of Atrial fibrillation in Taxotere reports

Time on Taxotere when people have Atrial fibrillation * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years
Atrial fibrillation74.14%16.38%4.31%5.17%0.00%0.00%0.00%

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

FemaleMale
Atrial fibrillation43.72%56.28%

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

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Atrial fibrillation0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.57%3.74%10.34%85.34%

Severity of Atrial fibrillation when taking Taxotere ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Atrial fibrillation ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Prostate cancer (36 people, 10.32%)
  2. Breast cancer (29 people, 8.31%)
  3. Non-small cell lung cancer (25 people, 7.16%)
  4. Rheumatoid arthritis (24 people, 6.88%)
  5. Paraesthesia (16 people, 4.58%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (105 people, 30.09%)
  2. Aspirin (88 people, 25.21%)
  3. Coumadin (75 people, 21.49%)
  4. Lasix (73 people, 20.92%)
  5. Aredia (70 people, 20.06%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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