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. This review analyzes which people have Clostridium difficile colitis 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, 07, 2017

23,597 people reported to have side effects when taking Taxotere.
Among them, 68 people (0.29%) 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: 52.38 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 33.33 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 14.29 %
  • 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%)
  • Insomnia (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.

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