Taxotere and Clostridium difficile colitis - from FDA reports


Summary

Clostridium difficile colitis is found among people who take Taxotere, especially for people who are female, 30-39 old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Ativan, and have Sleep apnea syndrome . We study 22,418 people who have side effects while taking Taxotere from FDA. Among them, 68 have Clostridium difficile colitis. Find out below who they are, when they have Clostridium difficile colitis 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)

Clostridium Difficile Colitis

Clostridium difficile colitis (inflammation of colon by clostridium difficile bacteria infection) has been reported by people with multiple myeloma, high blood pressure, osteoporosis, pain, multiple sclerosis (latest reports from 6,134 Clostridium difficile colitis patients).

On Feb, 10, 2017

22,418 people reported to have side effects when taking Taxotere.
Among them, 68 people (0.3%) have Clostridium Difficile Colitis


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Taxotere cause Clostridium difficile colitis?

Time on Taxotere when people have Clostridium Difficile Colitis *:

  • < 1 month: 50 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 35 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 15 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Clostridium Difficile Colitis when taking Taxotere *:

  • female: 76.47 %
  • male: 23.53 %

Age of people who have Clostridium Difficile Colitis when taking Taxotere *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 40.98 %
  • 40-49: 6.56 %
  • 50-59: 16.39 %
  • 60+: 36.07 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Sleep Apnea Syndrome (23 people, 33.82%)
  • Bone Density Decreased (15 people, 22.06%)
  • Pain (6 people, 8.82%)
  • Metastases To Bone (6 people, 8.82%)
  • Breast Cancer (5 people, 7.35%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Ativan (39 people, 57.35%)
  • Neulasta (36 people, 52.94%)
  • Zometa (35 people, 51.47%)
  • Aranesp (33 people, 48.53%)
  • Paxil (32 people, 47.06%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Diarrhea (40 people, 58.82%)
  • Stress And Anxiety (35 people, 51.47%)
  • Pain (35 people, 51.47%)
  • Back Pain (35 people, 51.47%)
  • Emotional Distress (34 people, 50.00%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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