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 Prostate cancer. This review analyzes which people have Atrial fibrillation with Taxotere. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 23,597 people who have side effects when taking Taxotere from FDA , and is updated regularly.

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On Oct, 02, 2017

23,597 people reported to have side effects when taking Taxotere.
Among them, 389 people (1.65%) have Atrial fibrillation


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Taxotere cause Atrial fibrillation?

Time on Taxotere when people have Atrial fibrillation *:

  • < 1 month: 75.65 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 17.39 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 1.74 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 5.22 %
  • 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: 45.17 %
  • male: 54.83 %

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

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.62 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.93 %
  • 40-49: 4.63 %
  • 50-59: 11.73 %
  • 60+: 82.1 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Prostate Cancer (29 people, 7.46%)
  • Lung Cancer - Non-Small Cell (24 people, 6.17%)
  • Lung Neoplasm Malignant (15 people, 3.86%)
  • Rheumatoid Arthritis (13 people, 3.34%)
  • Metastases To Bone (11 people, 2.83%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (100 people, 25.71%)
  • Aredia (61 people, 15.68%)
  • Coumadin (58 people, 14.91%)
  • Zofran (54 people, 13.88%)
  • Prednisone (53 people, 13.62%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Dehydration (105 people, 26.99%)
  • Pain (95 people, 24.42%)
  • Weakness (93 people, 23.91%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (93 people, 23.91%)
  • Anaemia (88 people, 22.62%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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