Docetaxel and Tongue paralysis - a phase IV clinical study of FDA data


Tongue paralysis is reported only by a few people who take Docetaxel.

The phase IV clinical study analyzes which people take Docetaxel and have Tongue paralysis. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 70,009 people who have side effects while taking Docetaxel from the FDA, and is updated regularly.

Phase IV trials are used to detect adverse drug outcomes and monitor drug effectiveness in the real world. With medical big data and AI algorithms, eHealthMe is running millions of phase IV trials and makes the results available to the public. Our original studies have been referenced on 600+ medical publications including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature.

On Mar, 28, 2023

70,009 people reported to have side effects when taking Docetaxel.
Among them, 2 people (0.0%) have Tongue paralysis.

What is Docetaxel?

Docetaxel has active ingredients of docetaxel. eHealthMe is studying from 70,070 Docetaxel users for its effectiveness, alternative drugs and more.

What is Tongue paralysis?

Tongue paralysis (loss of function of tongue) is found to be associated with 637 drugs and 330 conditions by eHealthMe.

Number of Docetaxel and Tongue paralysis reports submitted per year:

Could Docetaxel cause Tongue paralysis?

Time on Docetaxel when people have Tongue paralysis *:

  • < 1 month: 100 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 0.0 %
  • 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 Tongue paralysis when taking Docetaxel *:

  • female: 50 %
  • male: 50 %

Age of people who have Tongue paralysis when taking Docetaxel *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 0.0 %
  • 40-49: 0.0 %
  • 50-59: 0.0 %
  • 60+: 100 %

Common drugs people take besides Docetaxel *:

  1. Zofran: 1 person, 50.00%
  2. Psyllium Husk: 1 person, 50.00%
  3. Pravachol: 1 person, 50.00%
  4. Miconazole Nitrate: 1 person, 50.00%
  5. Loratadine: 1 person, 50.00%
  6. Leuprolide Acetate: 1 person, 50.00%
  7. Fluticasone Propionate: 1 person, 50.00%
  8. Fish Oil: 1 person, 50.00%
  9. Dexamethasone: 1 person, 50.00%
  10. Compazine: 1 person, 50.00%

Common side effects people have besides Tongue paralysis *:

  1. Weakness: 2 people, 100.00%
  2. Visual Impairment: 1 person, 50.00%
  3. Viith Nerve Paralysis: 1 person, 50.00%
  4. Speech Impairment (Adult) (inability to speak (adult)): 1 person, 50.00%
  5. Sensation Of Heaviness: 1 person, 50.00%
  6. Paraesthesia (sensation of tingling, tickling, prickling, pricking, or burning of a person's skin with no apparent long-term physical effect): 1 person, 50.00%
  7. Oedema Peripheral (superficial swelling): 1 person, 50.00%
  8. Movement Disorder (neurological syndromes where they may be excess of movement or a paucity of movement that is not connected to weakness): 1 person, 50.00%
  9. Hypoaesthesia Oral (reduced sense of touch or sensation in mouth): 1 person, 50.00%
  10. Hypoaesthesia Facial (reduced sense of touch or sensation on face): 1 person, 50.00%

Common conditions people have *:

  1. Prostate Cancer: 1 person, 50.00%
  2. Breast Cancer: 1 person, 50.00%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

Do you take Docetaxel and have Tongue paralysis?

Check whether Tongue paralysis is associated with a drug or a condition

How to use the study?

You can discuss the study with your doctor, to ensure that all drug risks and benefits are fully discussed and understood.

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How the study uses the data?

The study uses data from the FDA. It is based on docetaxel (the active ingredients of Docetaxel) and Docetaxel (the brand name). Other drugs that have the same active ingredients (e.g. generic drugs) are not considered. Dosage of drugs is not considered in the study.

Who is eHealthMe?

With medical big data and proven AI algorithms, eHealthMe provides a platform for everyone to run phase IV clinical trials. We study millions of patients and 5,000 more each day. Results of our real-world drug study have been referenced on 600+ medical publications, including The Lancet, Mayo Clinic Proceedings, and Nature. Our analysis results are available to researchers, health care professionals, patients (testimonials), and software developers (open API).


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