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Review: could Taxotere cause Glaucoma?

Summary: Glaucoma is found among people who take Taxotere, especially for people who are female, 60+ old, also take medication Zometa, and have Prostate cancer.

We study 18,512 people who have side effects while taking Taxotere from FDA and social media. Among them, 86 have Glaucoma. Find out below who they are, when they have Glaucoma and more.

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Taxotere

Taxotere has active ingredients of docetaxel. It is often used in breast cancer. (latest outcomes from 18,578 Taxotere users)

Glaucoma

Glaucoma (increased fluid pressure in the eye with vision loss) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, diabetes, depression, high blood cholesterol. (latest reports from 19,157 Glaucoma patients)

On Dec, 28, 2014: 18,512 people reported to have side effects when taking Taxotere. Among them, 86 people (0.46%) have Glaucoma.

Trend of Glaucoma in Taxotere reports

Time on Taxotere when people have Glaucoma * :

n/a

Gender of people who have Glaucoma when taking Taxotere * :

FemaleMale
Glaucoma68.60%31.40%

Age of people who have Glaucoma when taking Taxotere * :

0-12-910-1920-2930-3940-4950-5960+
Glaucoma0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%0.00%3.08%47.69%49.23%

Severity of Glaucoma when taking Taxotere ** :

n/a

How people recovered from Glaucoma ** :

n/a

Top conditions involved for these people * :

  1. Prostate cancer (20 people, 23.26%)
  2. Breast cancer (18 people, 20.93%)
  3. Metastases to bone (18 people, 20.93%)
  4. Osteopenia (17 people, 19.77%)
  5. Chemotherapy (17 people, 19.77%)

Top co-used drugs for these people * :

  1. Zometa (81 people, 94.19%)
  2. Aredia (69 people, 80.23%)
  3. Lasix (42 people, 48.84%)
  4. Taxol (37 people, 43.02%)
  5. Compazine (35 people, 40.70%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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