Review: could Taxotere cause Glaucoma?


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 19,755 people who have side effects while taking Taxotere from FDA and social media. Among them, 92 have Glaucoma. Find out below who they are, when they have Glaucoma and more.

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Taxotere has active ingredients of docetaxel. It is often used in breast cancer. (latest outcomes from Taxotere 19,902 users)


Glaucoma (increased fluid pressure in the eye with vision loss) has been reported by people with eye pain, drug ineffective, breathing difficulty, ocular hyperaemia, intraocular pressure increased (latest reports from 21,344 Glaucoma patients).

On Aug, 29, 2016

19,755 people reported to have side effects when taking Taxotere.
Among them, 92 people (0.47%) 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: 69.23 %
  • male: 30.77 %

Age of people who have Glaucoma when taking Taxotere *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 2.9 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 5.8 %
  • 50-59: 44.93 %
  • 60+: 46.38 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Prostate Cancer (24 people)
  • Metastases To Bone (22 people)
  • Breast Cancer Metastatic (19 people)
  • Breast Cancer (18 people)
  • Chemotherapy (17 people)

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Zometa (92 people)
  • Aredia (75 people)
  • Lasix (47 people)
  • Taxol (41 people)
  • Compazine (41 people)

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

** Reports from social media are used.

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