Could Taxotere cause Conjunctivitis - from FDA reports
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 Metastases to bone . We study 22,418 people who have side effects while taking Taxotere from FDA. Among them, 82 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 22,602 users)
Conjunctivitis (pink eye) has been reported by people with rheumatoid arthritis, osteoporosis, high blood pressure, depression, epilepsy (latest reports from 7,412 Conjunctivitis patients).
On Jan, 14, 2017
22,418 people reported to have side effects when taking Taxotere.
Among them, 82 people (0.37%) have Conjunctivitis
Number of reports submitted per year:
Time on Taxotere when people have Conjunctivitis *:
- < 1 month: 62.5 %
- 1 - 6 months: 37.5 %
- 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
- 1 - 2 years: 0.0 %
- 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
- 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
- 10+ years: 0.0 %
Gender of people who have Conjunctivitis when taking Taxotere *:
- female: 80.25 %
- male: 19.75 %
Age of people who have Conjunctivitis when taking Taxotere *:
- 0-1: 0.0 %
- 2-9: 0.0 %
- 10-19: 0.0 %
- 20-29: 0.0 %
- 30-39: 2.67 %
- 40-49: 22.67 %
- 50-59: 33.33 %
- 60+: 41.33 %
Top conditions involved for these people *:
- Metastases To Bone (19 people, 23.17%)
- Breast Cancer (17 people, 20.73%)
- Colorectal Cancer Metastatic (5 people, 6.10%)
- Prostate Cancer Metastatic (4 people, 4.88%)
- Atrial Fibrillation/flutter (4 people, 4.88%)
Top co-used drugs for these people *:
- Zometa (44 people, 53.66%)
- Aredia (38 people, 46.34%)
- Lipitor (30 people, 36.59%)
- Arimidex (29 people, 35.37%)
- Synthroid (22 people, 26.83%)
Top other side effects for these people *:
- Back Pain (49 people, 59.76%)
- Stress And Anxiety (48 people, 58.54%)
- Pain (42 people, 51.22%)
- Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (42 people, 51.22%)
- Headache (40 people, 48.78%)
* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.
** Reports from social media are used.
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