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Review: could Taxotere cause Conjunctivitis?

Summary: Conjunctivitis is found among people who take Taxotere, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Zometa, and have Breast cancer.

We study 18,510 people who have side effects while taking Taxotere from FDA and social media. Among them, 78 have Conjunctivitis. Find out below who they are, when they have Conjunctivitis and more.

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Taxotere has active ingredients of docetaxel. It is often used in breast cancer. (latest outcomes from Taxotere 18,577 users)


Conjunctivitis (pink eye) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, rheumatoid arthritis, epilepsy, osteopenia.(latest reports from Conjunctivitis 6,687 patients)

On Dec, 18, 2014: 18,510 people reported to have side effects when taking Taxotere. Among them, 91 people (0.49%) have Conjunctivitis.

Trend of Conjunctivitis in Taxotere reports

Time on Taxotere when people have Conjunctivitis * :

< 1 month1 - 6 months6 - 12 months1 - 2 years2 - 5 years5 - 10 years10+ years

Gender of people who have Conjunctivitis when taking Taxotere * :


Age of people who have Conjunctivitis when taking Taxotere * :


Severity of Conjunctivitis when taking Taxotere ** :


How people recovered from Conjunctivitis ** :


Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Breast cancer (17 people, 18.68%)
  2. Metastases to bone (16 people, 17.58%)
  3. Atrial fibrillation (5 people, 5.49%)
  4. Colorectal cancer metastatic (5 people, 5.49%)
  5. Prostate cancer metastatic (3 people, 3.30%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (39 people, 42.86%)
  2. Aredia (36 people, 39.56%)
  3. Aspirin (29 people, 31.87%)
  4. Arimidex (28 people, 30.77%)
  5. Lipitor (28 people, 30.77%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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