Docetaxel and Urinary retention - from FDA reports


Urinary retention is found among people who take Docetaxel, especially for people who are male, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Dexamethasone, and have Prostate cancer. This review analyzes which people have Urinary retention with Docetaxel. It is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 20,808 people who have side effects when taking Docetaxel from FDA , and is updated regularly.


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On Apr, 07, 2018

20,808 people reported to have side effects when taking Docetaxel.
Among them, 81 people (0.39%) have Urinary retention


Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Docetaxel cause Urinary retention?

Time on Docetaxel when people have Urinary retention *:

  • < 1 month: 52.63 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 34.21 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.0 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 13.16 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Urinary retention when taking Docetaxel *:

  • female: 43.59 %
  • male: 56.41 %

Age of people who have Urinary retention when taking Docetaxel *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 4.48 %
  • 40-49: 2.99 %
  • 50-59: 28.36 %
  • 60+: 64.18 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  • Prostate Cancer: 20 people, 24.69%
  • Breast Cancer: 15 people, 18.52%
  • Metastases To Bone (cancer spreads to bone): 10 people, 12.35%
  • Preventive Health Care: 6 people, 7.41%
  • Prostate Cancer Metastatic: 5 people, 6.17%

Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  • Dexamethasone: 16 people, 19.75%
  • Carboplatin: 15 people, 18.52%
  • Zofran: 11 people, 13.58%
  • Zoledronic Acid: 9 people, 11.11%
  • Zoladex: 9 people, 11.11%

Top other side effects for these people *:

  • Constipation: 30 people, 37.04%
  • Fever: 16 people, 19.75%
  • Diarrhea: 15 people, 18.52%
  • Anaemia (lack of blood): 14 people, 17.28%
  • Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure): 13 people, 16.05%

* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

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