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

We study 18,509 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.

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Taxotere

Taxotere (latest outcomes from 18,575 users) has active ingredients of docetaxel. It is often used in breast cancer.

Atrial fibrillation

Atrial fibrillation (fibrillation of the muscles of the atria of the heart) (latest reports from 389,454 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, rheumatoid arthritis, diabetes, multiple myeloma.

On Sep, 22, 2014: 18,509 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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Comments from related studies:

  • From this study (2 hours ago):

  • Tony on Sep, 2, 2014:

    I am 35 years old and have never had any heart conditions. After taking axiron for 6 months I have developed Atrial Fibirlations. I have been off of axiron for 3 months now and I have on average 5 to 10 episodes a day with atrial fibrilations. I have not been able to exercise or do any physician activities for 3 months now cause of this. Only other thing I was taking was a multi-vitamin that I have taken for well over 5 years.

    Reply

  • From this study (3 weeks ago):

  • It seems that my a fib has gotten worse since I am now taking atorvastatin and warfarin. I was wondering if there is any connection between these drugs and the a fib symptoms I am experiencing.

    Reply

  • From this study (4 weeks ago):

  • Incidence of heart flutter seems to be greater since starting Tikosyn

    Reply

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