Taxotere and Glaucoma - from FDA reports


Summary

Glaucoma is found among people who take Taxotere, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for 1 - 6 months, also take medication Zometa, and have Prostate cancer . We study 22,418 people who have side effects while taking Taxotere from FDA. Among them, 99 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 Taxotere 22,602 users)

Glaucoma

Glaucoma (increased fluid pressure in the eye with vision loss) has been reported by people with osteoporosis, high blood pressure, glaucoma, rheumatoid arthritis, high blood cholesterol (latest reports from 29,316 Glaucoma patients).

On Feb, 05, 2017

22,418 people reported to have side effects when taking Taxotere.
Among them, 99 people (0.44%) have Glaucoma


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Taxotere cause Glaucoma?

Time on Taxotere when people have Glaucoma *:

  • < 1 month: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 100 %
  • 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 Glaucoma when taking Taxotere *:

  • female: 70.21 %
  • male: 29.79 %

Age of people who have Glaucoma when taking Taxotere *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 2.86 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 7.14 %
  • 50-59: 44.29 %
  • 60+: 45.71 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Prostate Cancer (24 people, 24.24%)
  • Metastases To Bone (22 people, 22.22%)
  • Breast Cancer (21 people, 21.21%)
  • Breast Cancer Metastatic (19 people, 19.19%)
  • Osteopenia (17 people, 17.17%)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (92 people, 92.93%)
  • Aredia (75 people, 75.76%)
  • Lasix (47 people, 47.47%)
  • Taxol (41 people, 41.41%)
  • Compazine (41 people, 41.41%)

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Pain (83 people, 83.84%)
  • Osteonecrosis Of Jaw (74 people, 74.75%)
  • Pleural Effusion (72 people, 72.73%)
  • Osteomyelitis (64 people, 64.65%)
  • General Physical Health Deterioration (53 people, 53.54%)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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