Review: could Taxotere cause Clostridium difficile colitis?
We study 18,509 people who have side effects while taking Taxotere from FDA and social media. Among them, 58 have Clostridium difficile colitis. Find out below who they are, when they have Clostridium difficile colitis and more.
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Taxotere (latest outcomes from 18,575 users) has active ingredients of docetaxel. It is often used in breast cancer.
Clostridium difficile colitis
Clostridium difficile colitis (inflammation of colon by clostridium difficile bacteria infection) (latest reports from 31,149 patients) has been reported by people with high blood pressure, osteoporosis, multiple myeloma, pain, multiple sclerosis.
On Jul, 19, 2014: 18,509 people reported to have side effects when taking Taxotere. Among them, 58 people (0.31%) have Clostridium Difficile Colitis. They amount to 0.19% of all the 31,095 people who have Clostridium Difficile Colitis on eHealthMe.
Time on Taxotere when people have Clostridium difficile colitis * :
|< 1 month||1 - 6 months||6 - 12 months||1 - 2 years||2 - 5 years||5 - 10 years||10+ years |
|Clostridium difficile colitis||75.00%||6.25%||0.00%||18.75%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00% |
Gender of people who have Clostridium difficile colitis when taking Taxotere * :
|Clostridium difficile colitis||75.81%||24.19% |
Age of people who have Clostridium difficile colitis when taking Taxotere * :
|Clostridium difficile colitis||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||0.00%||47.37%||5.26%||19.30%||28.07% |
Severity of Clostridium difficile colitis when taking Taxotere ** :
How people recovered from Clostridium difficile colitis ** :
Top conditions involved for these people * :
- Sleep apnoea syndrome (22 people, 37.93%)
- Pain (21 people, 36.21%)
- Bone density decreased (15 people, 25.86%)
- Insomnia (7 people, 12.07%)
- Prostate cancer (6 people, 10.34%)
Top co-used drugs for these people * :
- Neulasta (32 people, 55.17%)
- Ativan (32 people, 55.17%)
- Zometa (32 people, 55.17%)
- Dexamethasone (31 people, 53.45%)
- Aranesp (31 people, 53.45%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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