Taxotere and Hypersensitivity - from FDA reports

Hypersensitivity is found among people who take Taxotere, especially for people who are female, 60+ old , have been taking the drug for < 1 month, also take medication Neulasta, and have Pain. This study is created by eHealthMe based on reports of 34,357 people who have side effects when taking Taxotere from FDA, and is updated regularly.

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On Nov, 01, 2018

34,357 people reported to have side effects when taking Taxotere.
Among them, 311 people (0.91%) have Hypersensitivity

Number of reports submitted per year:

Could Taxotere cause Hypersensitivity?

Time on Taxotere when people have Hypersensitivity *:

  • < 1 month: 75.93 %
  • 1 - 6 months: 21.3 %
  • 6 - 12 months: 0.93 %
  • 1 - 2 years: 1.85 %
  • 2 - 5 years: 0.0 %
  • 5 - 10 years: 0.0 %
  • 10+ years: 0.0 %

Gender of people who have Hypersensitivity when taking Taxotere *:

  • female: 77.01 %
  • male: 22.99 %

Age of people who have Hypersensitivity when taking Taxotere *:

  • 0-1: 0.0 %
  • 2-9: 0.0 %
  • 10-19: 0.0 %
  • 20-29: 0.0 %
  • 30-39: 6.02 %
  • 40-49: 25.46 %
  • 50-59: 24.54 %
  • 60+: 43.98 %

Top conditions involved for these people *:

  1. Pain: 12 people, 3.86%
  2. Lung Cancer - Non-Small Cell (lung cancer): 9 people, 2.89%
  3. Metastases To Bone (cancer spreads to bone): 9 people, 2.89%
  4. Agranulocytosis (a deficiency of granulocytes in the blood, causing increased vulnerability to infection): 8 people, 2.57%
  5. Ovarian Cancer (cancer of ovary): 7 people, 2.25%

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Top co-used drugs for these people *:

  1. Neulasta: 58 people, 18.65%
  2. Herceptin: 49 people, 15.76%
  3. Decadron: 44 people, 14.15%
  4. Carboplatin: 37 people, 11.90%
  5. Cytoxan: 31 people, 9.97%

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Top other side effects for these people *:

  1. Breathing Difficulty: 70 people, 22.51%
  2. Rashes (redness): 54 people, 17.36%
  3. Skin Blushing/flushing (a sudden reddening of the face, neck): 30 people, 9.65%
  4. Diarrhea: 27 people, 8.68%
  5. Hypotension (abnormally low blood pressure): 27 people, 8.68%

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* Approximation only. Some reports may have incomplete information.

FDA reports used in this study

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