Who should not take Taxotere Vial?

The following conditions are contraindicated with this drug. Check with your physician if you have any of the following:


  • severe infection
  • anemia
  • decreased blood platelets
  • decreased neutrophils a type of white blood cell
  • peripheral neuropathy
  • disorder of the peripheral nerves that cause movement
  • macular swelling and degeneration of the eye
  • heart compression caused by excess fluid in the covering
  • failure of the left ventricle of the heart
  • escape of fluid into the lungs
  • fluid in the lungs
  • painful
  • red or swollen mouth
  • liver problems
  • visible water retention
  • fluid retention in the legs
  • feet
  • arms or hands
  • High Amount of Bilirubin in the Blood
  • diarrhea
  • ascites
  • abnormal liver function tests
  • pregnancy
  • a mother who is producing milk and breastfeeding
  • Lung Tissue Problems


  • Docetaxel
  • Paclitaxel/Docetaxel

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